Eileen Dewey, LCSW-C, SAP
Director – Psychotherapist
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Not all drug and alcohol counselors are trained and qualified to complete DOT approved SAP assessments.
All SAPs must possess certain credentials established by the DOT, must have received specialized SAP training from an accredited organization, and must have passed a test administered by a nationally recognized professional or training organization.
Eileen Dewey, LCSW-C, SAP completed her specialized SAP training with Blair Consulting Group, the nationally recognized leader in specialized human resources training, and is a fully trained and qualified SAP.
Areas of Expertise:
- Substance Abuse Evaluations
- Referral Services
- Comprehensive Reports
Janine Byrnes, LCSW-C, CCDC, SAP
Specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy, Janine provides counseling to individual clients and helps facilitate our treatment groups and our adult education group. Janine also performs client intake evaluations, including SAP evaluations.
Janine earned her Master’s in Social Work from Rutgers University in 1988 and has been licensed in Maryland since 2005. In 2001, she became a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the International Committee of the Red Cross and has been a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) with the Department of Transportation since 2006. Janine has been certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) since 2008. She utilizes methods such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and brief solution-focused therapy in her treatment.
Ashley-Nicole Sullivan, LCSW-C, LCSW
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Ashley Nicole holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, and a Masters of Social Work Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Ashley joined the Columbia Treatment Center team in fall 2020 after over a decade working in community mental health in Virginia. Licensed to practice in both Virginia and Maryland, Ashley has a strong background in the assessment of substance use and mental health disorders as well as crisis intervention. Her day to day includes conducting initial assessments, developing personalized treatment plans, and leading individual and group therapy for both CTC’s English and Spanish speaking clients.
Previous to joining CTC, Ashley specialized in crisis services and intervention, working closely with judicial systems, law enforcement, and attorneys in response to and management of immediate high-risk and ongoing crisis. In addition, Ashley regularly supported her clients by serving as a representative in multiple court proceedings.
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