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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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Meet the Freedom Institute Team: Rachel Russell, MA, Chief Clinical Officer

By Peter Lazar December 11, 2019

From the day that Freedom Institute was founded in 1976 by Mona Mansell, we have led the way in the highest quality and most effective clinical programming for substance use disorders for individuals and families, in staff development, prevention science, continuing education, integrity and ethics. In addition, we have always placed a high priority on strong and compassionate leadership. We are […]

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Freedom Institute Launches a New Afternoon Intensive Outpatient Program 

By Peter Lazar December 2, 2019

Freedom Institute, the longest-standing independent, non-profit, outpatient addiction treatment and recovery center in New York City, is excited to announce the launch of its new Afternoon Intensive Outpatient Program, which will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.  This new IOP program option complements the existing morning IOP on the same days from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Nearly […]

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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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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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