Addiction Counseling

Addiction can take many forms and can be experienced with both substances (drugs and alcohol, for example) and behaviors (such as gambling). Typically, addiction involves repeating an activity despite the problems or negative consequences it is causing in your life. Addiction can cause changes in the brain’s wiring that make it difficult to stop the drug or behavior. But the good news is, you don’t have to figure it out on your own. If you or someone you know is suffering from an addiction, contact one of our addiction counseling specialists today to get help.

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I use a 12-step model frequently but understand that approach is not for everyone. I have used CBT to treat addictions. I do not "force" 12-step meetings.

— Laura Bykofsky, LCSW-R, ACSW, CEAP, SAP, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Estero, FL

I have extensive experience as a therapist and clinical supervisor working in adult and adolescent residential and outpatient chemical dependency programs. I completed special post graduate training for addictions at Outreach Training Institute in New York where I supervised an outpatient and inpatient family treatment services program for alcohol or other drugs. I currently will accept persons who are at least 1yr into their recovery for ongoing maintenance and personal development.

— Laura A. Natusch, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Redmond, WA
 

I provide substance use counseling that is free from judgement. If you are questioning the role that substances are playing in your life, it may be time to speak to someone. I approach substance use counseling from a harm reduction approach. I will support you in increasing the quality of your life, while you make choices that are best for you.

— Sara Lowery, Psychotherapist in Marion, NC

I have worked as a Chemical Addictions Recovery Counselor as well as a substance abuse group therapist.

— Bryce Miller, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate
 

I am a Licensed Addiction Counselor and utilize a wellness approach to recovery.

— Jamie Glick, Therapist in Castle Rock, CO

I have worked in four treatment centers over the last 28 years. I see a huge interplay between issues related to addiction and trauma. I believe that for some people their path to addiction came as a means to self-medicate pain. I also believe that there is a strong physiological component to addiction and it doesn't reflect weakness of will. I support 12-step recovery but also alternative self -help groups such as Refuge Recovery which has a Buddhist meditation component.

— Deb Dettman, Clinical Social Worker in SEATTLE, WA
 

My professional experience has been working in a residential treatment center, PHP/IOP treatment facility and most recently at an Opioid Treatment center. I have worked with adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, stress management, anger, self-image, self-worth and attachment.

— Denise Johnson, Addictions Counselor in Asheville, NC

I have 4 years working in an outpatient setting for people living with addiction. I focus on harm reduction, relapse prevention, and sobriety management.

— Caley Johnson, Associate Clinical Social Worker in Bellingham, WA
 

Seeking out support to move away from using or other destructive behaviors can be daunting; it can be hard to find a good fit even when you're feeling ready to make the leap into changing. I'm not the most typical therapist in the field ~ I'm here to support you, offer up choices and options, look for patterns in what's happening in your life and recovery efforts. I'm not here to tell you there's only one way to do 'this.' There is no magic formula ~ let's find what works for you.

— Lisa Curtis, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in White Plains, NY

Working with active addicts and recovery addicts, I have found the most beautiful souls that have found solace in a substance that went from solace to chaos. I'm here to help you unravel the nasty web that substances leashed, address core issues that initiated the use and work towards relapse prevention and abstinence maintenance. One moment at a time, one step at a time.

— Andrea de Aguayo, Psychologist in ,
 

I assist clients struggling with alcohol/substance related issues. I welcome clients in various stages of change and support 12-step, non 12-step, harm reduction and moderation. I believe alcohol/substance usage is a symptom of a deeper unresolved issue. I assist my clients to identify the core issue creating emotional distress that contributes to triggers and cravings of using substances. Many of my clients have achieved long-term sobriety and improved the quality of their life.

— Renee Moffett, Clinical Social Worker in Middletown, NJ

I have worked in the field of addiction for many years. I have experience working with people who are in the legal system, as well as those coming into rehab on their own accord. I am highly trained in addictions counseling.

— Jessica Butler, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in Denver, CO
 

I am a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. I have 7 years experiencing when working with individuals struggling with substance use disorders.

— Epiphany Sutton, Licensed Professional Counselor

Drug and alcohol addiction and families of addicts/alcoholics.

— Donn Yeager, Mental Health Counselor
 

Addictions counseling is a process of building nets of support around you while you shift your harmful coping mechanisms into ways of living that are sustainable. This process includes education, inner work, support system building, and a willingness to keep moving forward honestly. It is not a solo adventure.

— SHANE HENNESEY, Licensed Professional Counselor in Richmond, TX