Recovery Support Clinician
Ricky is a Certified Addiction Counselor and a Certified Recovery Coach with two decades of addiction and recovery experience as well as special training in motivational interviewing and relapse prevention strategies. As a Recovery Support Clinician at Mountainside, he works closely with our detox, residential, and alumni departments to provide clients with 12 Step education, relapse prevention tools, and resources for maintaining a sober lifestyle during and after treatment. He is also able to develop positive therapeutic bonds with clients and offer support to them and their family members both on and off campus. Ricky is a military veteran and an active member in the local recovery community. In his spare time, he enjoys attending sporting events, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.