The Center Names Partial Care Program Director

Top Quote Psychiatric partial care facility in central New Jersey hires behavioral healthcare veteran with more than twenty years of experience in leading north Jersey hospitals as its program director. End Quote
  • Monmouth-Ocean, NJ (1888PressRelease) April 30, 2011 - The Center, a psychiatric partial care program of Advanced Behavioral Care Services, which serves the needs of Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex County residents suffering from mental illness or substance abuse, announced the hiring of Middlesex County resident Lisa Catlin, M.S.W., LCSW as Program Director at its Neptune facility. The Center has locations in Lakewood and Neptune serving the four counties of Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex and Mercer.

    Mrs. Catlin brings a background in clinical administration and management with a strong emphasis in health care administration. Prior to joining The Center, Ms. Catlin was Administrator of Adult Day Care at Saint Peters Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ, where she and her staff served the needs of 100 functionally and/or cognitively impaired adults. She has also enjoyed earlier leadership roles with Jersey City Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center. At CCCPA of Piscataway, she was director of a 38-bed residential program serving adults with serious and persistent mental illness.

    The Center's partial care program consists of a multidisciplinary team, which focuses on wellness and recovery for individuals with persistent mental illness. Utilizing a group modality, The Center provides such therapeutic groups as: Independent Skill Building; Co-Occurring Disorder Support; Pre-Vocational Skill Development; Substance Abuse Therapy and Education; Medication Education and Counseling; Laughter for Living Therapy, Music and Art Therapy and much more.

    "We are thrilled to have Lisa Catlin join our professional team at The Center. She brings to the table a twenty-year track record of accomplishment in behavioral healthcare. In addition, Lisa's past experience, genuine warmth and positive leadership should be very quickly embraced by our clients and staff, respectively." said Yohanan Danziger, founder of The Center.

    Supporting Lisa Catlin's work experience are her Bachelors in Social Work from Rutgers University, New Brunswick; an advanced business administration degree in healthcare management; a certificate in Criminal Justice, also from Rutgers; along with her M.S.W from The State University.

    About The Center
    The Center, a therapeutic program affiliated with Advanced Behavioral Care Services, serves the needs of Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex County residents suffering from mental illness and/or substance abuse. Licensed by the New Jersey Divisions of Mental Health & Addiction Services, and with two locations in Monmouth and Ocean counties, The Center is dedicating resources to helping their clients move from illness and disability to hopefulness and health. Through an emphasis on wellness and recovery, The Center challenges its clients to embrace a future of possibility - that of being contributing and productive members of society. To learn more, call 732-774-1500 or visit

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