Inside Freedom Institute

Inside Freedom Institute

Meet the Staff: Caroline Hill, LMHC, Admissions Manager

By editor10022 November 13, 2019

Asking for help is no easy task, so when you do, it’s good to know that there is someone who will take you seriously, is professional, thorough, has integrity, and leads with kindness.  Freedom Institute‘s Admissions Manager, Caroline Hill, LMHC, is that person on the other end of the call. What brought you to this […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Meet the Freedom Institute Team: Alex Dayton, LMHC, Clinical Director

By editor10022 October 1, 2019

At Freedom Institute, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT-S) and Relational Family Therapy are the foundation of our clinical programming for substance use disorders.  We are proud to be the first in New York City to offer this combination of powerful treatment modalities, and have been doing so for nearly eight years. Meet Alex Dayton, LMHC, Freedom Institute’s Clinical Director, who […]

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Inside Freedom Institute

Meet the Freedom Institute Team: Tessa Kleeman, LMHC

By Peter Lazar August 21, 2019

So many of us have been touched in some way by the disease of addiction and know that it is a disease of isolation. Overcoming it is no small feat.  Freedom Institute is more than just a treatment program; it’s a place where people learn how to reclaim their lives and connect with others.   […]

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Families in Recovery

“I Need Help” – Elton John, Hero of Hope

By Andree Corroon May 29, 2019

In early March, I attended Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Concert at the Barclay Center. I love Elton John and I love his music. His songs are the sound track of my life. Your Song is the song I sang to my babies every night as I rocked them to sleep. I had the good […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Attachment Theory, DBT and the Importance of Community in Recovery: a Q & A with Mark Sturgeon, LCSW, DBT Therapist

By Andree Corroon September 21, 2018

Mark  Sturgeon joined Freedom Institute in 2013, bringing to the team more than 20 years of experience working with individuals and families struggling with the disease of substance abuse and addiction.  Trained in Psychoanalysis, DBT and the field of attachment theory, he understands that chemical dependency is a disease of isolation and that recovery happens […]

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