Candace M Tocci, LCSW, LCADC
Program Director Candace Tocci is a New Jersey native who grew up in Ocean County, studying locally at Ocean County College in Toms River, before earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgian Court University in Lakewood and a masters degree in Social Work from Monmouth University. Having witnessed first-hand the impact of addiction on individuals and families in New Jersey, Candace exhibits a unique awareness and dedication to her work in substance use treatment and counseling. She considers each residents unique set of needs to be a top priority, while encouraging a variety of methods in their treatment plan including Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), to help advance them through the Stages of Change associated with successful addiction treatment. Her energetic, good-humored, knowledgeable, and open-minded demeanor brings a sense of trust and relief to her clients.