Ray has been our newest addition to Dr. Alyson Nerenberg Psychology Associates. Although he has only been with the practice since 201, he brings with him many years of addiction treatment experience. In our practice Ray facilitates Recovery Groups, and sees individuals and couples. Ray’s honesty, directness and true appreciation of his clients make him a valuable asset to our organization. He is able to work well with treatment resistant patients and can connect well with individuals suffering in pain. Additionally, Ray is currently a clinical supervisor at a local treatment facility where he supervises the counseling staff as well as develops programs for the facility to improve the delivery of services to the clients they serve. Ray has over twenty-five years of experience in the field of addictions. One of Ray’s passions about the field is understanding the phenomenon of relapse. His masters capstone project was on relapse prevention and providing effective treatment solutions to decrease the occurrence of relapse. Ray works from an existential framework and believes in the recovery process. Ray is compassionate and understands that people struggle and deserve help.