Corey Gately

Corey Gately, MLADC, SAP

Corey Gately is a Master’s Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC).  She is also a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) for the Department of Transportation.  She has been working in the field of human services for 25 years.  Her work in the field includes substance abuse counseling, as well as emergency room social work.  She worked in the Nathan Brody Chemical Dependency Program (at LRGH and Horizons Counseling Center) for 15 years as a counselor for people enrolled in the Intensive Outpatient Program.  She also provided crisis intervention services, as well as long term individual counseling for people with substance abuse disorders and co-occurring disorders.

Corey is currently working as a Substance Abuse Counselor and Program Coordinator at LRGHealthcare.  She provides oversight and brief intervention counseling in the LRGHealthcare Recovery Clinic, which is a Medication Assisted Treatment Program providing services to people recovering from opiate addiction.  She also continues to be a Substance Abuse Professional for the Department of Transportation, which means that she provides evaluation and treatment recommendations for people who work in safety sensitive and DOT positions.  She is also a certified DOT urine drug screener and Breath Alcohol Technician.  Her areas of concentration include medication assisted treatment and advancements in the treatment of people with opiate addictions.

Corey is joining the PSU program to teach “Addictions Treatment Modalities”.  Her approach to substance abuse treatment includes evaluating each person individually and finding the path that works for them personally.  She finds it important for students to understand the differences between the different treatments and to understand how they can be utilized most effectively.