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About

Overview

CARE COUNSELING CENTER's

Care Counseling Center works with individuals suffering from substance abuse and related issues. We are a New York State OASAS-certified treatment provider, employing top-notch credentialed staff with decades of combined experience in substance abuse, mental health, criminal justice, social advocacy, and community building.

Why CARE COUNSELING CENTER

Care Counseling Center works with individuals on developing essential life skills while utilizing a harm reduction, person-centered model of treatment. Individuals are taught to recognize negative consequences associated with drug misuse within the context of prevailing socio-economic and legal issues. We work closely with numerous city and state organizations in accommodating referrals and providing services tailored to the specific needs of the populations served by our referral sources.

Our Mission

To serve individuals, families, and communities impacted by substance abuse, mental health problems, social injustices, and historic trauma. We focus on fostering personal and communal growth through individualized counseling, peer support, therapeutic safety, and inclusivity.necessary counseling, education, socialization, motivation, and treatment of maladaptive behaviors.

Philosophy

Addiction is a disease of mind, body, and spirit – not “bad choices” made by “bad people” People thrive when they are able to access quality, informed care in the community, provided by professional, dedicated staff who understand and embrace this philosophy.

Community Dedication

Having helped countless people in need, Care Counseling Center has become a recognized staple of the Harlem community, with strong linkages to neighboring organizations, all working together to make our lives brighter. From soup kitchens to employment programs, our network of community partners is expansive, reliable, and mutually embracing.

This puts CARE COUNSELING CENTER in the forefront of full-service counseling

CARE COUNSELING CENTER's Services

  • Individual Therapy (person-centered and cognitive- behavioral therapy)
  • Group Therapy (belief and behavior modification, insight development, relapse prevention, coping skills training. interpersonal skills training, men’s/women’s groups)
  • Mental Health Evaluation and Counseling¬†
  • Anger Management Counseling Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Peer Advocacy and Support
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Alternative to incarceration treatment services
  • Case management and public benefits assistance
  • Health and wellness seminars

Meet Our Professionals

James Malewicz,

Clinical Director

Education: Casac Advanced
Work experience: 26 years

Naginder Puri

Physician assistant,

Education: Physician assistant
Work experience: 33 Years

Nikita Zaslavskiy

Clinical Supervisor/Casac Advanced

Education: BA-Psychology
Work experience: 17 years

Stanley Lopez

Outreach Coordinator / Casac II

Education: Casac II
Work experience: 25 years

Sangeet Khanna

Medical Director

Education: MD, Psychiatrist
Work experience: 13 years.

Kenneth Minor

Peer advocate CRPA,

Education: Associate Liberal arts
Work experience: 2 years.

Regina Ross

Supervisor/QHP Master,

Education: LCSW-R
Work experience: 19 Years

Robert Buryakov

Licensed Social worker/Supervisor

Education: LMSW
Work experience: 23years.

Dedicated to the Community

Having helped countless people in need, Care Counseling Center has become a recognized staple of the Harlem community, with strong linkages to neighboring organizations, all working together to make our
lives brighter. From soup kitchens to employment programs, our network of community partners is expansive, reliable, and mutually embracing.