Cheryl A. Byk, LCSW & Counseling Associates




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Janet L. Kinney, LCSW


Janet is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years of service in the mental health field. Janet has worked with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. She is an experienced clinician trained to assist children, adults and families with children with emotional and behavioral problems. She specializes in ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Anxiety, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression, Grief and Relationship issues.


Cheryl A. Byk, LCSW, BCD


Cheryl received her MSW from Rutgers University. Her post graduate work includes specialization in child, adolescent and family therapy, crisis intervention, and treatment of persons with serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Cheryl was honored to be certified by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work as a Board Certified Diplomat (BCD).

Tracy Wrocklage, LCADC


Tracy is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor who obtained her Master's Degree from Monmouth University and has worked in the substance abuse field for 9 years. She is a case manager for an IOP in Monmouth County where she counsels in individual sessions and facilitates weekly groups. Her primary focus is helping substance addicted individuals become stable and encourages them to develop healthy coping skills. She works with clients to help them recognize their potential and ability for powerful self-growth. Tracy works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. In addition, she offers services mandated by the court systems, works closely with the Ocean County Probation Department as well as the Department of Children & Families - Child Protection & Permanency. Tracy counsels individuals for Substance Abuse and Anger Management and helps them develop positive ways to manage stress and anger.

Betty Phillips, LCSW


Betty completed her undergraduate work at Edison State College and the University of South Florida. Her graduate studies were done at Barry University giving her the high caliber of education expected from a private university. Betty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and brings to the practice 19 years of diversified experience helping clients achieve their specific goals. Betty is also certified as a Relapse Prevention Specialist, utilizing the Gorski model, meeting the needs of those who have a desire to escape the power of addiction. She works with children, adolescents, adults and families. Her specialty areas include, but not limited to: Women's Issues, the Aging Process, Grief, Substance Abuse, Spiritual Counseling, Depression, Anxiety, Work and Family Issues.

Michael G. Zuccaro, LCSW


Michael received his MSW from Fordham University and his BA in psychology from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. He has been a mental health practitioner for 30 years, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 20 years. He has worked in client advocacy and community outreach, crisis intervention counseling, inpatient psychiatric settings and outpatient therapy. Michael utilizes an interactive problem solving approach with different modalities used such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Problem Solving and Relaxation Techniques. In addition, Sand Play Therapy is offered as a supplement and alternative to "talk" therapy, He works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.



Christine A. Stephan, LCSW


Christine received her MSW from Rutgers University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has over 35 years of diversified clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Christine has worked in psychiatric settings and child and adolescent residential facilities with experience in domestic and international adoption. She has a collaborative style and actively works to promote client empowerment in such areas of Depression, Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Relationship Challenges, Stress Management, Life Transitions and Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Trans Issues. In addition, she believes in humor and thinking outside the box when working through life challenges.

Deanne Gettis, LPC


Deanne is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of service in the mental health field. Deanne has worked with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. She is an experienced clinician trained to assist children, adults, couples and families to strengthen and improve their quality of life. She specializes in Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Self Esteem, Grief and Family and Relationship Issues.