Rockland Treatment Team

William A. Reuter, MA, MCAP

William (aka Bill) received his Master’s degree in Psychology from New York University. He has over 30 years clinical experience in mental health and substance abuse with certifications regarding the latter held consistently over that period from OASAS (NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services) and FCB (Florida Certification Board- Masters Certified Addiction Professional). He also has held certifications in compulsive gambling counseling nationally and through the states of NY and NJ and has done private therapy with people struggling with addictions and co-occurring disorders.  Bill has worked in inpatient, emergency and outpatient settings in the mental health field and in detoxification, residential rehabilitation and outpatient settings in the substance abuse field and has supervised  co-occurring disorder programs, homeless/housing services and a family shelter in a large not-for-profit agency in New York City before relocating to Florida over four years ago.  Since relocating, Bill has worked as a clinician in the Pasco County Drug Court system and as a rehabilitation and detox therapist in a hospital-based program before joining the treatment team at Rockland Treatment Center.  He has experience treating individuals, groups, couples, and families in the following areas:

  • Anger and stress management
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anxiety issues
  • Complicated Grief Issues
  • Family and Relationship Issues
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Substance Use and Gambling Disorders

Carl I. Nelson, MSW

Mr. Carl Nelson is a social worker who specializes in the treatment of individuals who are diagnosed with substance use disorders and other mental health conditions. In 2016, Mr. Nelson graduated with a master’s degree in advanced clinical social work from Saint Leo University, where he was recognized for academic excellence. In his role as Primary Therapist at Rockland Treatment Center, Mr. Nelson uses a strengths-based, holistic approach to empower clients as they begin their journey towards a healthier mind, body, and spirit. Carl also believes his clients are more likely to achieve success in a community that embraces them without judgment. Over the past seven years, Carl has spoken at a variety of community events to raise awareness about mental illness and he served as the Vice-President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in Pasco County from 2014-2016. Mr. Nelson also works closely with the Pasco Sheriff’s Department’s Crisis Intervention Training Program (CIT) to educate law enforcement personnel about mental illness, to reduce stigma, and to promote respectful, non-violent interactions with those experiencing a mental health crisis. Finally, Carl has been an adjunct professor in the Human Services Department at Pasco Hernando State College since 2019-present and currently working towards licensure as Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern.