Marty Ferrero, Senior Clinical Director, has been in the field of addiction treatment since 1996. He joined the Caron family in early 2010 and has overseen several of the adult programs across the Pennsylvania campus. Currently, Marty oversees the daily management of such specialty programs as Grand View, Older Adult, and the My First Year of Recovery monitoring and support program. He is also actively working on the development and design of new clinical programming within Caron’s detox/medical unit to coincide with the opening of the Neag Medical Center.
His clinical and treatment expertise includes a variety of areas such as treating the older adult population; professionals and people of affluence and influence; the integration of spirituality and evidenced-based behavioral health practices; mindfulness and recovery; and Motivational Interviewing and Twelve Step Facilitation.
Marty has been in recovery himself since January of 1993. He is well-versed on the history of A.A. and the Twelve Step movement, as well as Back to Basics. Prior to joining Caron Treatment Centers as clinical director of adult services, he served as a licensed alcohol and drug counselor at the Hazelden Foundation in Minnesota, Clinical Supervisor of the Men’s Primary and Extended-Care programs at Hazelden Springbrook in Oregon, Residential/Clinical Director of San Cristobal Academy, and Clinical Director at the Vista Taos Renewal Center in New Mexico.
Marty holds a Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling from the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies in Center City, Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is also a licensed and internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor, a certified clinical supervisor through the Pennsylvania Board of Certification, and a certified multiple addictions counselor through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals. His dog Gracie has been a certified therapy dog since 2012 through the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.