The Corner House program fosters an environment of change, awareness, honesty, and personal responsibility. Clinicians provide support, understanding, and acceptance while encouraging clients to build on their own individual strengths and mobilize available resources to create a happier and healthier way of living. The trust between our clients and Corner House is the basis of our success. All transactions are protected by the highest legal and professional ethical standards of client/counselor confidentiality.

Adult Treatment

Corner House’s Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program, licensed by the State of New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, serves adults who have a substance related disorder. The program offers a continuum of care, including:

  • Individual and family sessions
  • Intensive Outpatient
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Medication management and monitoring
  • Drug Screening

Drug Court Treatment program for adults is offered at Corner House.

Adolescent Treatment Program

Corner House provides appropriate outpatient treatment services for teens through high school. Our adolescent program focuses on:

  • Moving clients through the necessary stages of change when modifying problem behaviors.
  • Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for teaching and practicing interpersonal and self-management skills.

Our program is designed to reduce and/or eliminate substance use and associated problems by motivating the adolescents to change, and by helping them to learn skills necessary to cope with problems.

Our adolescent program model include:

  • Comprehensive Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Individual, group and family therapy utilizing Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Monitoring, as needed
  • Case Management
  • Drug Screening

Treatment Groups Include:

The Art of Change – Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) is changing the landscape of treatment worldwide by providing effective methods for resolving ambivalence and moving forward with healthy behavior change. Creative, artistic exercises allow participants to engage left and right brain for maximum effectiveness.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy –
CBT is the most heavily researched form of brief therapy to be proven effective over the past 40 years. Learn how feelings tend to follow your thoughts. If you learn to change your thinking and behaviors it will have a healthy ripple effect throughout your life.
Living in Balance –
This psycho-educational group emphasizes group process and interaction, with session-specific guidance to help strengthen neglected areas in your life.
Men’s/Women’s Recovery Group—
Stress plays a major role in the initiation and maintenance of substance use disorders. Certain stressors are unique to our gender roles and can benefit from focused discussion in a gender-specific environment.
Mindfulness Group
– This moment is a gift, that’s why they call it “the present!” Learn the daily practice of mindful meditation, relaxation, guided imagery and other techniques to become more present to your life, as it is, in the here and now.
Relapse Prevention – Using a skills-development approach, this group employs Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT) to help clients understand and cope with high-risk situations such as social events, urges/cravings, negative emotional states and interpersonal conflict.