Heron Ridge Associates, Clarkston, Michigan

Springs Metropark, near Clarkston, Michigan
3694 Clarkston Road, Suite D
Clarkston, MI, 48348

Overview of Heron Ridge Associates

Heron Ridge Associates founded since 1997 is one of the most reputable landmarks in Clarkston Michigan. Located in over 5 counties, Heron Ridge Associates is one of the best chemical dependency and alcohol use treatment facility so far in those counties. Heron Ridge Associates is a chemical dependency and substance abuse treatment facility that offers diverse outpatient services for men and women seeking treatment for any form of substance addiction and co-occurring disorders.
Heron Ridge Associates has locations in Clarkson, Plymouth, Michigan, Ann Arbor, Bingham Farms. The facility offers an Intensive Outpatient Program only at Plymouth and Clarkson facilities. Heron Ridge Associates was founded by Deborah Scheck, a CEO, a Masters-level social worker and a member of Academy of Certified Social Workers.
Heron Ridge Associates provides a supportive and private atmosphere wherein clients and their families will receive full support and insight necessary to help them resolve the problem of chemical dependency affecting many families today. This facility makes use of evidence-based treatment approach which is government approved and has been helping thousands of patients discover their full potential in life.

Treatment Options at Heron Ridge Associates

Heron Ridge Associates offers its patients with a specific set of treatment options which have been noted to be very influential and effective in the rehabilitation process of their patients. The treatment options at this facility are administered by licensed and experienced individuals who treat medical issues generally.
This facility does not offer services like inpatient treatment and medically assisted detox but patients who are in need of those services are referred to another facility offering the needed services. The 12-Step treatment approach is not offered by Heron Ridge Associates but patients admitted are advised to attend AA/NA meetings instead.
The treatment options offered by Heron Ridge Association Include:

  • Individualized Treatment
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • Aftercare support

Therapy Choices at Heron Ridge Associates

At Heron Ridge Associates, therapy choices are drafted by the facilities therapist depending on the initial evaluation which is done to understand the level of illness and determine the level of treatment required for a particular patient. The therapy choices are developed to perfectly suit every patient condition.
Combining a psychoeducational approach and traditional psychotherapy, the therapy choices cover a lot of topics like substance abuse and dependency, recovery, family conflicts and resolution, relapse preventions. All of which is to help patients have a smooth and easy recovery at their facility.
The therapy choices offered at Heron Ridge Associates include:

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Individual Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Life Skills
  • Couple Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy

Payment Options and Insurances

Heron Ridge Associates charges $1,200 for a 30-day Intensive Outpatient treatment program. The payment options accepted by Heron Ridge Associates include:

  • Self-Pay Options
  • Military Insurance
  • Private Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • HelpNet
  • CareBridge
  • New Directions
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Value Options
  • Health Advocate
  • HealthNet
  • HMSA
  • E 4 Health
  • Perspectives Ceridian
  • MHN
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Compsych


Heron Ridge Associates is accredited by
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

Heron Ridge Associates Advantages

Founded by masters-level social worker and ACSW member Deborah Scheck over 21 years ago, Heron Ridge Associates was created for men and women who are in need of treatment from substance dependency and addiction. Having one of the largest networks in the field of substance abuse treatment, this facility has been able to set up branches in Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Bingham Farms Michigan, and Clarkston.
With a vast level of networks, this facility also offers one of the most recommended substance abuse treatment services there is to offer. Also having a variety of treatment options and therapy choices as well as a team of highly trained and certified professionals working as their staffs, Heron Ridge Associates gives their patients the opportunity to develop themselves into living a fun sober life while achieving a greater personality at the same time.

Staff at Heron Ridge Associates

Heron Ridge Associates offers a diverse team of staff comprising of Psychiatrists, Case Managers, CADCs, therapists, nurses, pharmacists. The staffs are nothing but professional and licensed individuals who have years of experience in their various fields. The staffs at Heron Ridge Associates are well trained and understand that the health and wellbeing of their patients is their priority and they have to ensure the perfect and safe recovery of their patients.
Some of the major staffs at Heron Ridge Associates include:

  • Deborah Scheck – CEO Heron Ridge Associates
  • Leslie R. Johnson – Executive and Clinical Director
  • Tariq Abbasi, MD – Medical Director
  • Teri Wolf, MD – Adult Psychiatrist
  • Mark W. Root, MD – Psychiatrist
  • Jean Paul Pegeron, MD – Psychiatrist
  • Naumaan Mallhi, DO – Psychiatrist
  • Cheri Albertson, LMSW – Therapist
  • Pearle Bernick, LMSW, CAADC – Therapist
  • Susan Arnold, LMSW, CSW – Therapist
  • Deborah Czechowicz, MA, LPC – Therapist
  • Jessica Swanson, MA, TLLP – Therapist
  • Lori Perpich, MS, LLP – Therapist
  • Katie Furton, Psy.S., LLP – Therapist
  • Laura J. Gordon, MA, LLP, CAADC – Therapist

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