MARA MENDICINO, CASAC-G
Mara is a Certified Alcohol & Substance abuse counselor with a specialty in Gambling Disorder. She is also a Substance Abuse Professional for Clarkstown NY and is a board member of the New York Council on Problem Gambling. Mara holds a Life Coach Certificate toward helping folks with life stressors and motivating them toward a life that brings them happiness. Mara has been working for Lexington Center for Recovery for the last 10 years. She is a counselor, helping men and women who struggle with substance abuse. She also runs the gambling program in Rockland County, including helping gamblers, and their family members, toward education, prevention, and understanding how gambling can negatively affect their lives, and the lives of their families. Mara is compassionate and caring and enjoys spending time with family and friends. She has been married for almost 30 years to her high school sweetheart, had has 2 beautiful daughters who just completed college & grad school.