Posted: Jan 12, 2009, 08:17
DECISION POINT CENTER, INC.
Bob Perrone, MSW, LCSW,
Decision Point Center, Inc. is a co-ed residential treatment center for young adults 18 and over who struggle with chemical dependency, addiction and co-occurring disorders, trauma and abuse, co-dependency and compulsive behaviors. Founded in 1997, Decision Point Center offers a minimum commitment of 90 days, with an optional 3-6 month continuing care program available. A typical stay is 4-6 months
The founder of Decision Point Center is Nick DeGeorge Myers, LISAC, CSAT, NCAC I, SAP. Myers is also a member of NAATP (National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers), NAADAC (National Association of Addiction Professionals), NATSAP (National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs) and SASH (The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health). Vice President of Decision Point is Tony Myers. He has been at the center for four years and has worked in all areas of the program including Treatment Coordination and as Facilities Director.
Decision Point Center believes in using a holistic treatment which engages the body, mind and spirit. They offer adventure therapy, equine therapy, nutrition and wellness therapies, ropes and challenge course therapy and traditional therapy. In addition, clients attend daily outside 12 Step meetings and participate in spiritual workshops.
With the belief that recovery can include having fun, Adventure Excursions (3-5 day trips) are planned once a month and include white water rafting, backpacking and hiking, which are led by licensed therapists and certified adventure staff. These trips also help the clients gain insight and challenge their own patterns, beliefs and core issues.
[This information came from the Decision Point Center, Inc. website and NATSAP 2008 Directory.]