Christopher Lombardi, LSW, LCADC

Title:
Clinician - Full Time
Since:
2015
Experience:
Chris received his Bachelorís Degree in Psychology from The College of New Jersey in May of 2012. Chris then received his Masterís Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Rutgers University in May of 2014. Chris became a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in July of 2014 and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) in July of 2015. Chris has experience working in outpatient, intensive outpatient and inpatient substance abuse treatment facilities. Chris joined the HDAP staff in March of 2015.
Theory:
Chris primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) with his clients. Further, Chrisí understanding of the cause of addiction is based on the biopsychosocial model, which states that biological, psychological and social factors contribute to a behavior or set of behaviors. Through CBT and MI, Chris hopes to help his clients understand the different factors that contribute to their addictions in order for his clients to identify and develop the necessary behaviors that will help alleviate their addictions.
Hobbies:
Chris is a huge sports fan (an avid follower of the New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Steelers and Brooklyn Nets). Chris also is interested in fitness, particularly weight lifting, running, cycling, and swimming. Further, Chris is a fan of music, particularly the indie folk and indie rock genres. Poetry, photography, and reading are also hobbies that Chris enjoys, but often finds that he lacks the time to engage in these hobbies on a regular basis.
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