GenPsych - Bridgewater Philosophy
Your comfort, well being, and recovery is our top priority at GenPsych. Our experienced and highly credentialed clinical team prides itself on providing discrete, high-quality care in a relaxed, welcoming, and empowering environment. Alcohol and drugs take a hard toll on the body, mind, and lives of users – and their loved ones. So, too, can mental health disorders. Our Dual Diagnosis/Substance Abuse Programs simultaneously address challenges derived from chemical dependence and those associated with mental health disorders. Many who struggle with addictions and mental health woes feel powerless and trapped, with little hope of regaining control. However, our clients possess reservoirs of strength and resilience that they often do not know exist. These keys to sustained recovery and mental health quality are emphasized in our Substance Abuse Program. We use proven, evidence-based treatment methods to break the chains of addiction – and to reclaim one’s life and help them to remain substance free. At GenPsych, P.C, we also specialize in the treatment of opiate addiction. We are a licensed Suboxone provider and offer medically assisted detoxification to adults in our program.
Areas of Specialization
Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.
Meet the Staff
Dr. Noel Ilogu, MD
19 years working in medical detox.
Michael Solinski, LPC, ACS, LCADC
Rehabs.com 360 Guide
ABOUT GENPSYCH - BRIDGEWATER
GenPsych’s Bridgewater center offers ambulatory detoxification on-site and outpatient treatment for those dealing with substance misuse and other psychiatric and mental health conditions. Treatment options consist of separate program tracks for substance misuse, eating disorders, psychiatric disorders, or a dual diagnosis. In addition to the Bridgewater center, GenPsych has four other locations in New Jersey that provide similar services.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
GenPsych offers individualized treatment plans tailored to each client's needs. If necessary, medical detoxification services are available. GenPsych is also one of only 28 (7.5 percent) treatment facilities in New Jersey to offer medically-assisted detox.
Bridgewater’s treatment offers a blend of holistic approaches and evidence-based methods, including dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and motivational interviewing. Additionally, clients learn about community-based treatment models, such as 12-Step, SMART Recovery, and Double Trouble in Recovery.
The Bridgewater center has outpatient programs for adults as well as adolescents. Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) are offered in the mornings and evenings for three hours per day, three days per week. Designed for clients who require more intensive care, the facility offers a Partial Care Program, which involves five-and-a-half hours of clinical treatment.
During treatment, clients participate in group and individual counseling, music and art therapy, and relapse prevention groups. Clients also attend educational classes on anger management, coping skills, the nature of addiction, and other topics. Family therapy is offered if needed.
Bridgewater employs adult, adolescent, and child psychiatrists, nurses, masters- and doctorate-level clinicians, registered dieticians, licensed or certified alcohol and drug counselors, and art and music therapists. State board-certified teachers provide instruction for children enrolled in youth programs.
GenPsych is one of 70 (18.9 percent) treatment organizations in New Jersey to be certified by the Joint Commission.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
According to the facility’s website, transportation to and from treatment is provided. The Bridgewater Teen Suite includes several intimate group meeting rooms and a teen lounge with tables.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The six alumni reviews polled by Rehabs.com at this time of writing offered mixed opinions, with half giving positive feedback and half giving negative. Those who rated the facility positively tended to praise its staff. "Very supportive and knowledgeable staff. Great customer service," J.E. wrote in a representative review.
The three negative reviews each criticized different aspects of the facility. C.S. felt the facility was "overpriced," W.R. complained about long waits, while M.P. characterized the treatment as ineffective, writing: "They don't help the drug addicts there they only put more pressure on them."
On Yelp, 49 individuals (including both recommended and "not recommended" reviews) offered mostly negative feedback. Many reviewers cited scheduling, staffing issues, and programming as weaknesses. "Med pusher. All about meds and money. No quality. If you need true help go elsewhere," Debbie L. wrote as a representative reviewer.
On Google, nine alumni rated GenPsych's Bridgewater more moderately, offering an average rating of 3.1 out of five stars. "I learned a great deal in the IOP program and they helped me in a time of crisis," Meghan wrote in a representative positive review.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date gave the facility mixed reviews. One reviewer, D.L.A., called staff “AMAZING” and gave the facility five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness. However, C.M. felt the facility was “disorganized” and regretted sending their loved one to the facility. “Not impressed with the facility,” they wrote. “Empathy not really a strong point for this office.”
Nearly a dozen reviews from loved ones on Google and Yelp gave unanimously negative feedback, almost all of them rating the facility one out of five stars.
WHAT STAFF SAY
Though Rehabs.com has not yet received any feedback from former or current staff to date, 16 former and current employees have give the facility an average rating of 2.8 out of five stars on Glassdoor to date.  With regards to treatment and patient care, most reviewers gave positive feedback. "Clinical and adminstrative staff are very kind and work well together. They treat each other and patients respectfully," wrote an anonymous staff member in a representative review. Many also characterized their colleagues as caring and capable.
Most major private insurances are accepted including Cigna, Aetna, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield. GenPsych doesn’t accept Medicare or Medicaid. Financial assistance may be available to clients who qualify.
Published on August 2018
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