Ann Marie T. Sullivan, M.D., Commissioner
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

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Zoar Valley Recovery and Treatment Center is a clinic service that provides a broad range of mental health services to meet the needs of adults with a diagnosis of mental illness. Located in Southern Erie County, we provide a combination of diagnostic and treatment services for individuals with mental illness who reside in the tri-county area of Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Erie Counties.



49 South Water St.,
Gowanda, NY 14070

(716) 532-2231

Central Intake Number:
(716) 816-2218


Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Extended hours are available by special arrangement.

Closed on holidays

Treatment Services OffereD:
- Individual Intensive Psychotherapy
- Supportive Counseling
- Medication Management
- Psychiatric Evaluation
- Psychological Testing
- Group Psychotherapy (under development)
- Assistance with referrals to other needed services
Zoar Valley RTC Brochure

wellness brochure

Rehabilitation and Recovery Services offered:
- Vocation Counseling
- Health Education
- Peer Support Services
Group Schedule: (Please contact Site for dates and times)

→ Healthy Relationships

→ Co-Occurring Disorders

→ Journaling for Joy

→ Smoking Cessation

→ Stress reduction

→ Using Imagery & Visualization for Relaxation

→ Lift Your Mood

→ Nutrition and You

Who will benefit:
Individuals aged 18 and over who are experiencing mental health problems and are found to have a primary psychiatric diagnosis.

Degree: B.S.N.
Meet our Staff
Jennifer SchwenkbecK, Ph.D.
Site Manager
Associate Psychologist

Degree: Ph. D in Clinical Psychology
Areas of Clinical Interest: Psychotherapy and Consultation, Psychological Assessment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

Dr. John McAlevey, MD
Areas of Clinical Interest: General Psychiatry, Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression,
Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse
"Know Thyself"
Dr. Betsy Mcdonnell, PH.D
Rose Marie Dorn, LCSW-R
Licensed Master Social Worker
Degree: M.S.W.
Areas of Clinical Interest: Trauma and all areas of adult mental health
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it" - Helen Keller
Licensed Master Social Worker
Community Mental Health Nurse

Degree: B.S.N.
Michele Ralyea
Rehabilitation Counselor
Alecia Murawski
Rehabilitation Assistant
Nadine Stevens
Office Assistant
Joseph Perchy
Stores Clerk

72 Middle Rd., Collins, NY 14034 · (716) 532-2231