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Freedom Institute is an independent non-profit recovery center
healing individuals and families since 1976.

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ABOUT US

Freedom Institute is a New York State OASAS licensed, medically supervised outpatient addiction treatment services and recovery center located in midtown Manhattan. We offer personalized, comprehensive and innovative care to those affected by substance use disorders. Our services include substance abuse treatment, family therapy, holistic and trauma services, as well as prevention and education services for young adults, adults, and families.

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SERVICES

Freedom Institute offers as its clinical foundation an integration of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Relational Family Therapy, and provides a range of treatment programs tailored to meet the complex needs of each age group and walk of life. This unique approach is offered only at Freedom Institute.

FIADULTS

We pride ourselves on our discreet, highly individualized, and comprehensive treatment plans for adults in need of addiction treatment.

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FIYOUNG ADULTS

Freedom Institute's Young Adult services offer specialized care for young adults during the transition from adolescence to mature independence.

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FIFAMILY

Freedom Institute treats addiction as a family issue and offers support to all family members and significant others throughout the recovery process.

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FIHALLWAYS

Our school program provides evidence-based prevention and social-emotional wellness programming for students, faculty, and parents in middle and upper schools across the New York City metropolitan area.

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FIINTERVENTIONS & TREATMENT PLANNING

Freedom Institute offers a range of Treatment Planning options, including interventions, referrals, and more. We offer free telephone screenings, as well as comprehensive assessments in order to provide clinically-driven treatment recommendations.

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RESOURCE CENTER

Looking to learn more about substance use disorders, prevention and the recovery process? Our Resource Center offers personalized information for your specific situation, as well as FAQs and interactive features.

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MEET THE TEAM

Barbara Bock, LCSW Barbara Bock, LCSW Ryan Murphy, MS, CASAC Ryan Murphy, MS, CASAC Christi Meyer, LCAT, ATR-BC Christi Meyer, LCAT, ATR-BC Jennifer Flores Jennifer Flores Cassidy Litvack, LMHC Cassidy Litvack, LMHC Anthony Daverese Anthony Daverese Madeline Guven Madeline Guven Rachel Russell, MA Rachel Russell, MA Paulette Pettorino, M.S., L.Ac. Paulette Pettorino, M.S., L.Ac. Frank Wells, LCSW Frank Wells, LCSW Michael Davidovits, PhD, LCSW Michael Davidovits, PhD, LCSW Edward Steen, PhD Edward Steen, PhD
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Salah Bustami, LMHC Joins Freedom Institute’s Team

By Andree Corroon January 8, 2020

At Freedom Institute, family involvement is a critical part of the healing process and it starts with the assessment process when individuals are strongly encouraged to involve a family member.  Adding to the strength of our family work is Salah Bustami, LMHC who has joined Freedom Institute to expand our team of Family Therapist trained at the Ackerman […]

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New Year, New You, Right?

By Andree Corroon January 8, 2020

New year, new you, right? Wrong! “I am going to quit drinking. I’ll start going to the gym more. I am going to lose weight.” These are just a few of the common and often unrealistic New Year’s resolutions many of us make. Studies show that 80% of people fail to achieve the resolutions they set. […]

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