Department of Human Services

Recreation Office and Counseling Office

Judi Johnson Recreation Director
Responsibilities include overseeing recreation programs, parks and facilities, renovations and capital projects.

Sharon Moleski, MA, LPC, LCADC, CCMHC, NCC, ACS, CCS  Community Services Director

Sharon Moleski is director of the Community Services Program and co-director of the Department of  Human Services. She has extensive experience in counseling and treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. She supervises the department's counseling staff, directs the training of counseling interns and supervises outreach programs to seniors and youth.

Counseling Staff

Stephen Marks, MA, LPC  Stephen Marks bases his practice on the principles of cognitive and reality therapies, focusing on helping clients develop strategies for leading more adaptive and self-motivated lives through clearer thinking, improved communication and more directed decision making. He works with adults, adolescents and families in areas including anxiety, depression, codependency, substance use and relationship conflict. He has a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Georgian Court University and is a Licensed Associate Counselor. He has facilitated adult groups for anger management, male perpetrators of domestic violence and substance abuse, along with healthy development groups for adolescent males.

Ashley Egleston, MA, LAC, NCC, SAC Ashley Egleston is the Student Assistance Counselor at Ocean Township High School, providing counseling services to adolescents with a wide range of concerns. In addition, Ashley works at the Department of Human Services with adults and youth, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. She is a Licensed Associate Counselor and has a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Bruce MacBeth, MS,LAC, NCC Bruce MacBeth works with adolescents, adults and families who feel "stuck," tapping into their natural strengths to overcome patterns of anxiety, depression, grief, addiction and trauma. He creates trusting environments using a combination of talk and action therapies rooted in Adlerian and cognitive principles where clients can safely explore their issues, redefine relationships and experience meaningful healing. Bruce is a Licensed Associate Counselor and holds a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Monmouth University.

Linda J. Law, MA, LAC Linda Law is a trauma-trained Licensed Associate Counselor who specializes in both Sand Tray Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). She approaches counseling from a family systems base and also incorporates Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused and Mindfulness therapies in her practice. Linda worked for decades in the prevention and nonprofit mental health sector before training in these counseling methods. She works with ages 7 through 75 at the Department of Human Services and also provides counseling at Ocean Township Elementary School and at Ocean Township Intermediate. She obtained her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Counseling from JFK University in Pleasant Hill, California.

Jennifer Appio Jennifer Appio serves as administrative assistant for the Community Services Department and handles the scheduling for the counseling staff and programs. She also coordinates the Meals on Wheels and transportation programs the serve the Township's seniors.

Recreation Staff

Aaron Miller — Recreation Program Coordinator
Coordinates Summer Recreation and Project Extend, oversees teen and adult recreation programs and facilitates indoor facility scheduling.

Kristen Weber — Recreation Program Coordinator
Coordinates youth soccer and basketball, oversees recreation programs including youth & adult sports and facilitates outdoor facility scheduling.

Support Staff

Heather MacDonald — Receptionist

Laurie McGrath — Administrative Assistant

John Klenk — Maintenance Supervisor

Contact Information

Office Phone: 732-531-2600 
Fax: 732-517-8567

Location: 601 Deal Road
Ocean, NJ  07712