Our Mission is
Center for Behavioral Health was established so that Northern Virginia, Maryland, and the entire DC metro area could benefit from a full service addiction treatment and behavioral health modification facility. Our mission is to understand all of the Co-Occuring disorders present so we can provide treatment to a larger portion of our client’s lives. We have proven that our treatment philosophy promotes recovery, resillience, health, and the highest possible level of participation in the community.
We intend to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by co-occuring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders by ensuring access to clinically sound treatment that benefits those in our community and nation.
Meet Our Team
Michael H. Borash, LPC
Director of Clinical Services
Mike Borash is a Virginia State Licensed and National Board Certified Professional Counselor. He was licensed by the Virginia State Board in 1980 and was Nationally Certified in 1983. He is also a Virginia Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and has over 35 years of experience working with ASAP referred DUI clients. Mike did his graduate internship in the field of Substance Abuse at the Washington Hospital Center Counseling Center in 1978 under the tutelage of N. Burton Grace, Ph.D. and Paul Travis, MD.
Husam K. Alathari, MD
Director of Medical Services
Dr. Alathari is Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The GW University Medical Center. He is the Medical Director of the INOVA Comprehensive Addiction Treatment Services (CATS) and the Medical Director of Fairfax Methadone Treatment Center. Dr. Alathari uses his expertise in addiction medicine combined with his compassion for his patients in order to identify and implement the best individualized treatment plan to ensure long-term recovery. Dr. Alathari is highly experienced and ceritified to treat addiction by enlisting prescription medications containing Buprenorphine. For more information on Medication Assisted Treatment, please visit: http://www.samhsa.gov
Jennifer is the financial coordinator for Center for Behavioral Health. Jennifer schedules client appointments, provides insurance verifications, manages billing, develops client payment plans and maintains client files. After studying Medical Billing and Coding, Jennifer began working as a Medical Biller and front office associate. She now provides support to the Intensive Outpatient Program, Jennifer says, “I feel a great appreciation for the work that we do. I enjoy helping clients with their recovery.”
In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys fishing, going to the beach and being outdoors.