Stephen Price, D.Min.
Licensed Pastoral Psychotherapist
133 Grove Street, Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458
As creatures of habit and as human beings with stress and frustration and emotional pain we can easily get into a pattern of taking some brain/mood altering substance or behavior(such as cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, sex, over exercise) that makes us feel good for the moment and escape our problems. Particularly if addiction runs in the family we can become addicted and lose control. Addiction seems to take over and run our life. Denial is a major symptom of addiction where we sometimes think we have control and can stop when, in fact, we can’t. My approach to helping people deal with their addiction is to make sure they participate in a detox and rehabilitation program either as an inpatient
Carl Hindy, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, NH Licensed Psychologist
120 Main Street, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060
I can refer you to LADAC, psychologists, social workers and others who treat substance abuse (drug and alcohol abuse) if that is what you are seeking. I do not provide these services per se, though of course these issues emerge in the course of individual therapy and marriage counseling. However, other behavioral "addictions" are addressed in my practice. So-called "internet addiction," "sexual addiction," "workaholism," "Facebook addiction," and so on. I put these in quotes because, intellectually, I debate the meaningfulness and utility of calling things "addictions." However, these are sources of problems in people's lives regardless of the labels, and can be challenging to change...