First Step Counseling Services provides comprehensive services for families, groups, and individuals. With over 20 years in practice, First Step's clinicians specialize in a wide range of treatment approaches for mental health and substance abuse issues. First Step Counseling has been a Middlesex County IDRC (Intoxicated Driver Resource Center) approved treatment facility for the past 15 years. 

License No. and State: 37PC00093000 New Jersey


Group Counseling

***Groups are frequently updated; please contact our office for a current schedule and information.***

Additional Location: Options Counseling, Paterson, NJ


Options Couseling is a partial care and intensive outpatient facility for adolescents and adults. We are state licensed in mental health and substance abuse. Options accepts Medicaid and some insurance companies.

Options Counseling
9 West Broadway 3rd Floor
Paterson, New Jersey 07505
(973) 345-1883
Joe Conte, LCADC (Operations Director)