Guided Life Structures

3.5 (11 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
286 East Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
9087040011 Visit Website
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  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted
Treatment Insights

To provide the highest quality, ethical, and affordable outpatient treatment for individuals and families who wish to recover and heal from their substance use and its associated problems. We will attain this by creating an inspiring and therapeutic environment designed to address the diverse needs of our client population. To this end, we will embrace best practice principles by utilizing clinically sound and effective treatment methods and modalities specifically matched to the unique needs of our clients.

Guided Life Structures Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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Unfortunately you can't please everyone. We receive referrals from all areas of the criminal justice system as well as people convicted of DUI. Most of these people though in need of treatment do not ...


Great Place!! Good People!! Been sober for almost 2 years now thanks to them.


This place saved my LIFE!! It not only saved my life but it saved my family. I thank god everyday for Guided Life Structures. Thanks to them I am finally living a sober happy life with my family. The ...


GLS doesn't even deserve 1 star. If you are thinking of going here for any of their services, don't go there. They are the worst provider of rehab services in NJ. All they do is take your money & don'...


If you are truly seeking treatment for drug and/or alcohol abuse I insist you not utilize this resource, if so it can be called. The treatment I encountered consisted of wolf-pack tactics whereby the ...


This facility seems to have one good counseler the rest(angry women)either have lost their ability to help others or never had it.If not for the NJ court systems forcing people to their door this plac...


They only care about taking your money and NOT helping people get well. All of the clients are forced to be there because of the court system, child protective service, or a DUI. They will treat you l...


they were real people. just overall a good experience had some fun but knew when to be on point.


If you are serious about getting help and really want to stop using drugs or alcohol, this is the place to go. They are serious about your recovery.


I really had a good experience while at GLS in that I gained knowledge of my disease and how my brain worked during my addiction years and also while in recovery. It was good to be in an IOP group and...

Areas of Focus
Dual Diagnosis/Co-occurring Disorders Treatment

These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.

Key Staff Members
  • Photo of Eileen Oertel
    Eileen Oertel - Executive Director

    Eileen Oertel has owned and operated Guided Life Structures since 1994.

  • Photo of William Hinrichs
    William Hinrichs - CADC / Senior Clinician

    William Hinrichs has extensive experience with criminal justice clientele.