Dr. Howard D. Silverman Named Consulting Clinical Director at Discovery Institute for Addictive Disorders
Dr. Howard D. Silverman, a New Jersey licensed psychologist with offices in Eatontown, has been named consulting clinical director at Discovery Institute for Addictive Disorders, 80 Conover Road, Marlboro, N.J.
As the consulting clinical director, Dr. Silverman will conduct staff training, clinical supervision and consultation, focusing on therapeutic issues for recovering individuals with a history of being sexually abused. He will also conduct threat/risk assessments.
Before joining Discovery Institute, Dr. Silverman was a partner in the Institute for Psychological Services and Professional Development; a consultant to Ocean and Monmouth counties New Jersey Prosecutors’ offices, the New Jersey State Police, and New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services. He was also a member of the advisory board of Monmouth County Sexual Abuse Treatment and Prevention Program.
“A major drug epidemic is raging today and I look forward to helping as many people as possible with their recovery at Discovery Institute. We all have to work together to help our young people,” Dr. Silverman said.
In addition to his work at Discovery Institute, Dr. Silverman has had a private psychology practice in Eatontown, N.J., offering direct services, consultation, training, and supervision in his areas of specialization.
Dr. Silverman received his B.A. from Rutgers University, his M.A. from George Washington University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. He holds a Certificate of Proficiency in the treatment of alcohol and other psychoactive substance use disorders, issued by the Board of Governors of the American Psychological Association, College of Professional Psychology.
Dr. Silverman’s work experience in the field of addiction dates back to his practicum work at Lorton Reformatory with individuals incarcerated on drug offenses and the topic of his Master’s thesis at the George Washington University.
He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the New Jersey APA Division 50 – Addiction and Psychology.
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