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Amanda Jean Merk, CDCA

Therapist
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Amanda has worked in the treatment field for over 6 years as a Chemical Dependency Counselor’s Assistant. Amanda comes to Cedar Oaks with a background in Community Behavioral Health. She implements a trauma-informed care approach while fostering an environment for safe healing. Amanda has a passion for facilitating psychoeducation groups. Her goal is to equip clients with the necessary tools and coping strategies so long-term recovery can be achieved. Amanda is dedicated to assisting clients with an individualized relapse prevention plan, identifying strengths and challenges, identifying healthy support systems and cheering each client on during their recovery journey. Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

“You either walk inside your story and own it or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness.” - Brene’ Brown

    Beautiful campus. Management is very caring.

    - D.H.

    We were in a beautiful serene environment where I felt safe and was given such individualized treatment. Everything from therapy, exercise, nutrition, music therapy, excursions to prepare you for the reality of going back home. Also importantly our securit

    - R.R.

    Caring compassionate staff. Beautiful surroundings for your recovery journey!

    - R.H.

    They taught me how to live and enjoy life again. I will forever be grateful to Cedar Oaks for everything they did for me. I couldn’t have done this without them.

    - M.L.

    I felt really welcomed and was surrounded by supportive people. They went out of their way to help me reach my goals. Always had answers to my questions and if they didn't they would give their best answers. The housing was very comfortable and the food wa

    - J.H.

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