Max J. Harrison, MS., MA

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Max J. Harrison, MS., MA

Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Harrison began his career in the criminal justice field as a Crisis Intervention Worker and Probation Officer for 12 years after graduating from Nyack College in Nyack, NY. After receiving a Masters in Counseling, and a Masters in Administration, he proceeded to open a private counseling practice in Williamsport, PA. Specializing in Marriage and Couples counseling, he authored and developed the model, Building Relationships That Last. He operated his practice until 1998. At that time Mr. Harrison accepted the position of Clinical Director and Executive Director of the Bethesda Family Services Foundation in Lewisburg, PA.

After 12 very successful years of creating, implementing and running therapeutic and behavioral programs across the country, Mr. Harrison accepted the position of Human Services Administrator in Tioga County, PA. where he received the Governors Affiliate of the Year award in approving Block Grant funding for Human Services. As a result, funding became available for all branches of Human Services and eliminated waiting lists that had existed for years.

Moving on to accept another challenging position, Mr. Harrison accepted the role as Assistant Director of Human Services in Loudoun County, VA., overseeing Developmental Services, Early Intervention and Community Based Services. While there, he helped advance cutting edge evidence-based services to one of the fastest growing and diverse populations in the country.

Upon learning about the new opportunity at the Mountaineer Recovery Center in March of 2019, Mr. Harrison was excited to accept the position of the Chief Operations Officer overseeing the new Substance Use Disorder Residential Treatment Program in Kearneysville, WV. Mr. Harrison and his wife Joette currently reside in Martinsburg WV, and are members of The Crossroads Church in Martinsburg, WV.

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