Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LPC
Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor
10 Stoneybrook Rd., Montville, New Jersey 07045
Do you or someone you know have an addiction of any kind? Does the compulsive or obsessive (OCD) addiction interfere with your family life, relationships or work? Does your constant addictive need cause you stress? Using a warm supportive and therapeutice relationship, we will help you explore ways to identify and pursue realistic and satisfying solutions to help you cope with life more satisfactorily.
Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
135 Columbia Tpke Suite 303, Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
Addiction: Alcohol, Drugs, Porn, Sexual, Gambling, & Over Spending Do you really believe that your addiction is ruining your life then you are ready for us to work together. However, having said that, if you are addicted, you need more than will power. To “beat your addiction” you need new strategies and tools, and you also have to develop a practical plan to be able to combat your addiction that would involve additional techniques. To learn about 7 different therapies that can be used to treat addiction go to: http://drmartytashman.com/a-note-to-the-person-struggling-with-addiction
Patricia Krenitsky, MS, LPC, NCC,CAMS-1
Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board Certified, Associate of John G. Kuna & Associates
1011 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, Pennsylvania 18336
It has been said that addiction of any kind will destroy you. Sadly a person with an addiction may find themselves in jail, a mental institution or dying. There is help available and I am available to assist you. The first step is admitting you have a problem and if you are reading this chances are you need to explore this further. I offer a safe, non judgmental place to discuss your concerns and assist you on the road to recovery.
Michele Nardella, LMFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Warren, New Jersey 07059
I work with individuals, couples and families to help them identify and address the difficult issues that are standing in the way of the strong, loving relationships they deserve. I strive to help all clients establish positive communication skills and stronger relationships. I provide a safe and supportive environment where they can explore and address feelings of hurt or anger and develop goals that will move them toward healing and reconnection.
Ruth Altamura-ROll, MA, NCC, LCP
Licensed Professional Counselor
26 Main St., 2nd Floor, Flemington, NJ 08822
Addiction is an all consuming disease that effects all areas of your life, emotional, social, physical, relational, economic, legal and spiritual. The 12 step recovery programs are not always enough to reach sobriety as there are often underlying issues. By recovering from addictions you can get your life back, reconnect to broken relationships and gain health as well as healthy self esteem. In addition, therapy will provide tools for relapse prevention, stress management, life coping skills and relationship development.. You can live your life alcohol and drug free with serenity and health.
Marion Rollings, PhD
236 West High Street, Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805
Using a Harm Reduction approach to treatment of addictions has proven to be an effective model for intervention with a wide range of substance and behavioral addictions. A Harm Reduction approach helps the addict formulate goals and structures behaviors around their attainment. Goals are set by the individual and treatment is supportive, collaborative, and goal-oriented.
James Chitty, LCSW Psychoanalyst.
189 Elm Street, 3rd Floor, Westfield, New Jersey 07090
Letting go of active addiction is the first step towards living a life based in reality and truth. The cessation of substances is not the end goal, having peace in one's life is. Coming to terms with the wreckage of addiction can be a daunting prospect. However, fully embracing the problems at hand and moving forward in sobriety towards a contentment never thought possible can be exhilarating process with the right help. Give yourself these opportunities and with a true commitment the problems of active addiction can be behind you one day at a time. My addiction services are personal and progressive not institutional as most services have become.
Alliance Counseling Center, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
1422 Main Street, Hellertown, Pennsylvania 18055
Clients are helped to become consciously aware of how the addiction has taken control of their lives. Using their own abilities, the client develops coping skills to work through the realities of life without depending on alcohol or drugs. We explore the underlining emotions suppressed by alcohol or drugs. The client begins to regain control of their life.
Kristian Lynch, LCSW, MSW, JD
697 Valley Street, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040
The problems of addiction, anxiety, depression and low self-esteem are normal responses to painful life experiences. I combine traditional client-centered and gestalt therapy approaches with mindfulness meditation practices to help you recover from: addiction; PTSD; depression; trauma; anxiety; sexual, emotional and physical abuse; and low self-esteem. I will help you integrate your spiritual beliefs into your recovery process so that you may tap into resources that are generally not incorporated within traditional psychotherapy. I will provide you with a fully accepting and non-judgmental environment that will give you the opportunity to identify, process and adaptively heal your emotiona
Lewis Pagano, LPC
Licensed Professioal Counselor
33 Plymouth St Ste LL1, Montclair, New Jersey 07042
I have 20 years working with adolescents and adults in substance abuse. I also work with people with opiate addiction and buprenorphine treatment. I do substance abuse evaluations with recommendations if requested.I can also manage outpatient and inpatient treatment if needed. I have an extensive background in substance abuse treatment, family therapy, and working with adult children of alcoholics and substance abusers.
Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
101 Park St, Montclair, New Jersey 07042
As a recovering person myself, I have a firsthand knowledge of the power of addiction and the joys of sobriety. I enjoy working with other people who have the courage to face their addiction, understand what is driving it and who are willing to commit to living a sober life. Living sober is a challenging task, and is best accomplished through education, exploration of triggers and alternative coping strategies, and the support of others who encourage your recovery.
Michael Barmak, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
347 Lincoln Avenue East, Cranford, New Jersey 07016
I help my clients become aware of how they protect against their feelings. These are called addictions We can use anything as an addiction if our intention is to avoid our feelings or to use something to make us feel worthy. I can help you manage the loneliness, helplessness and heartbreak that you may be avoiding with your addictions. Once you know you can handle your feelings then you no longer have to protect against them and can let go of your addiction.
Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP
LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP, and Ph.D.
46 N Central Ave, Ramsey, New Jersey 07446
The purpose of Addiction Counseling is to help the client identify for him or herself if there is an addiction present. If this is the case, a variety of cognitive behavioral techniques are utilized as well as mindfulness exercises to help with focusing and how to cope with difficult emotions in healthy ways to become abstinent. In addition, there is a focus on stengths, and what the client has done in the past to abstain from using the substance of choice. Thus, the client can try and implement at least some of these techniques again and stay away from triggers and past negative behaviors that led to relapse. There is also focus on self-esteem building and how to prevent relapse in the future once the client is abstinent.
Mitchell Milch, LCSW
216 Dayton Street, 2nd Floor, Buzzer #1, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
An excellent way to understand addiction is that it is a problem of self-regulation. This might be a problem of self-discipline, resilience, self-soothing, attention, etc. Many folks use drugs of choice to provide functions they feel helpless to do for themselves. The therapeutic alliance becomes the provider of regulatory capacities not internalized early in life. A safe and secure attachment permits the patient to cultivate a healthy dependency on the therapist without re-living the fears of judgments and abandonments that interfered with them depending on caregivers who may or may not have been able to model and instruct what was needed.
Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
20 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
If you are struggling with addiction, you know it is no simple feat to quit. Beyond the physical dependence that you may be fighting, there are all kinds of psychological factors that come into play. At the Lukin Center, we use cognitive behavioral therapy and emotionally focused therapy to target the many contextual factors that keep one dependent on a substance. We work to address cravings and triggers, ambivalence towards quitting, and other underlying emotional issues that may have led to drug use in the first place. You are not alone. If you want help quitting, our expert therapists can provide a supportive and accepting environment to take that first step.
Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator
324 Raritan Avenue, Suite 111, Highland Park, New Jersey 08904
I have successfully helped clients with a variety of addictions including eating disorders, substance abuse, compulsive shopping, compulsive exercise, gambling addiction, and sex addiction. I often work in conjunction with 12-step programs or other support groups, as guided by the needs and preferences of the client. In addition to helping clients stop the addiction that is hurting them at the moment, I help you to understand the origin of your addiction so that you can attain a more permanent recovery. By helping to you see the psychological motivations, you are empowered to work your program more effectively. Instead of transferring from one addiction to another, you develop strategies to