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 am myself in recovery from alcohol dependence and have been an addictions therapist for many years. My approach to addictions is eclectic but the centerpiece is trauma informed cognitive-behavior therapy. I am experienced with 12-step as well as other methods of recovery such as SMART Recovery.

— Bruce Burleson, Addictions Counselor in Norwell, MA

I have over ten years of experience in working with individuals struggling with addiction and utilize motivational interviewing and solution-focused work.

— Kelly Broderick, Clinical Social Worker in Brockton, MA
 

I offer recovery counseling for food, love, sex, and relationship addictions. Follow up recovery outpatient individual therapy is available for nurses and physicians requiring mandated outpatient counseling . I have both outpatient, group, individual and inpatient experience in substance abuse treatment. I am a former LCDC and have worked as both a RN and professional counselor in treatment facilities. I specialize in food addiction, codependency and love addiction. I support 12 Step Work.

— Cathy Armstrong, Licensed Professional Counselor in Corpus Christi, TX

As a licensed addiction counselor I provide counseling for those who are affected by a loved ones alcohol or drug use. I also provide counseling for process addictions such as gambling, gaming, internet, pornography and other behaviors. And something new! Due to safety issues with Covid-19, I am introducing walk and talk therapy. Beach, state park trails, even Brookgreen Gardens can provide a peaceful backdrop for your therapy sessions. *Insurance may not cover this.

— Patricia Unger, Licensed Professional Counselor in Murrells Inlet, SC
 

While working in an outpatient treatment center for substance use disorders I would provide counseling for relapse prevention, education around drugs/alcohol, family support, safety planning, and sobriety management

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

Drug and alcohol addiction and families of addicts/alcoholics.

— Donn Yeager, Mental Health Counselor
 

Addiction can rob us of our hopes and dreams before we even know it is there! But there are well-researched methods to strengthen those of us with this insidious disease that allows us to be happy, joyous, and free of addiction - there is hope! I use Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Trauma-Informed Care, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Mindfulness/Meditation, Attachment Theory, Cultural and Social Humility, 12 Step Facilitation, Behavioral Therapy, CBT, DBT and a Strengths Approach.

— Sandra Geary, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Gallup, NM

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 have been doing addiction treatment for 20 years. I am highly skilled at doing addiction treatment. I have worked in variety of different settings. I am skilled at doing interventions and also group therapy. I can help you break your addiction.

— Adam Green, Therapist in Wilmington, NC

With a passion for helping those with addictions, I continually stay up to date with the best practices in addiction counseling. Oftentimes there is a reason for people's addiction, and so I not only work on helping clients change their current behaviors, but also on the underlying reasons and past trauma. As with other mental health challenges, I offer a compassionate and non-judgmental approach, helping clients to offer themselves compassion and acceptance that is needed for persistent change

— Krissy Moses, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Winter Park, FL
 

I have worked for several years in inpatient, residential and outpatient settings counseling clients who struggle with addiction and need to build structure and stability in their lives around sobriety and healthy relationships. During the current pandemic, I have a special interest in helping these clients maintain treatment and offer a sliding scale and group therapy.

— Meira Greenfeld, Psychotherapist in Phoenix, AZ

So called “experts” on “sexual addiction” erroneously take clients with paraphilic disorders into treatment. These paraphilic disorders, such as voyeuristic, exhibitionistic, frotteuristic , masochism, pedophilic, fetishistic, and nonconsensual behavior disorders are wrongly placed in “sexual addiction” treatment under the excuse that these behaviors often include sexual obsession. The “sex addiction” “expert” is then unable to adequately treat these, by definition, deviant behaviors.

— Sexual Misbehavior Absolute Expert James Foley, Psychotherapist in New York, New York, NY
 

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate through the Intitute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals.

— Aly Dearborn, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in , CA

Where do you find your comfort? Let's explore healthier ways together.

— Danielle Proch, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Oldsmar, FL
 

This kind of therapy assumes that any addiction is a secondary diagnosis. The addiction is a way of self-medicating, meaning there is emotional pain underneath it. so if u stop the addiction, then the emotional material under it will be assessable, if the person is in therapy. Igf they are not, then it is most likely a new addiction will form to take the place of the previous one.

— Robert Teister, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Ballard, WA