Michael Calderon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has been practicing clinically for nearly eight years. Michael’s clinical work includes working with adults and youth experiencing a wide spectrum of mental health disorders, couples, families as well as individuals who are dually diagnosed with substance use disorders. Additionally, he has worked as a substance use navigator for Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties where he provided education to professionals and the general public about mental health and substance use disorders impacting youth, provided information and referrals for youth to receive substance use treatment and provided recommendations to increase opportunities for youth who are in need of substance use services to receive treatment.
He is also a voting member on the Local Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol for Warren County, the president of the Hackettstown Stigma-Free Taskforce in Warren County, New Jersey and Alliance Coordinator for Hackettstown. Prior to his career as a psychotherapist, Michael was a special education teacher who taught students with behavioral disabilities, learning disabilities and severe mental health diagnoses.