Julee Wickliffe DSW, LCSW (Rutgers University, 2018) is the Clinical Director of Clarity Treatment Center. Dr. Wickliffe is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and psychotherapist who has 20 years of experience within the social work field. Prior to working at Clarity Treatment Center, Dr. Wickliffe was employed with Rutgers University Correctional Healthcare and worked in the NJ State Prison System and NJ State Parole System.
Prior to working in the prison system, Dr. Wickliffe maintained a private practice, worked on a child/adolescent psychiatric unit in a hospital setting, and worked in a juvenile correctional facility. Dr. Wickliffe has presented at the NASW conference and has gained positive results in utilizing Multisystemic Therapy including Narrative Therapy and Strengths Based Therapy.
Substance abuse is a struggle for many, and a key component of addressing a client’s relapse prevention is by identifying their inner strengths and skill set through a strengths based approach. Obstacles are overcome when a client is empathetically listened too and able to understand the value they bring to their community.