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Clarissa D'Ambra, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor

NJ License #54929; NJ License #1954

Specializations and Expertise: 

An expert in substance abuse treatment, Ms. D’Ambra has more than a decade of experience working with adults and adolescents in outpatient and residential settings. She treats people with substance use disorders and related mental health issues, as well as their loved ones. Her special interests include family dynamics and the unique challenges of the recovery process, and she supports her clients with encouragement and compassion. A licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor, Ms. D’Ambra received specialized training in addition to her master of social work degree. Her extensive background in institutional policy development, licensing, and certification gives her added insight into treatment options for her clients.


MSW, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

BS, SUNY Oneonta

Professional Association Memberships: 

National Association of Social Workers

(908) 273-5558 ext 116

“My passion for helping individuals grappling with substance use disorders is rooted in my belief that recovery is possible for everyone. I strive to create a positive, safe therapeutic environment that helps foster growth and continued recovery. The biggest reward for me is witnessing the transformation that occurs when a client begins to recover.”

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P: (908) 273-5558
F: (908) 273-3355
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P: (973) 857-8857
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Jeffrey S. Kahn, PhD, CGP, DABPS, Managing Director
Alison W. Johnson, PsyD, Director