Jeffrey Carter, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
119 Easton Rd. #104, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038
Most counseling sessions are conducted outdoors while walking on the Pennypack, Neshaminy or Core Creek hike & bike trail. Scientists have long known a workout can temporarily boost serotonin levels and improve mood, the latest research shows that exercise can have a deeper and more lasting effect, and thus allows me another avenue in which to provide a unique experience for my clients.
Kevin Drab, M.A., M.Ed.
Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified EMDR Therapist, Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor
Problems with mood altering chemicals (e.g., alcohol, heroin) or behaviors (e.g., gambling, sex) are still not well understood by scientists. Explanations for compulsive use which claim the cause is a disease or brain disorder lack supporting evidence. Counseling an individual with such problems requires taking into consideration a wide variety of contributing environmental, biological, psychological (e.g., mental health problems) factors. Treatment is typically tailored to the client and will usually involve addressing motivational factors, the client's goals, and educating the family on how they can exert a reinforcing and supportive role in the client's resolution of their problem(s).
Eugene Devers, D.Min, ACSW, AAMFT, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Marriage &Family Therapist
Grant Ave & Krewstown Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19115
I understand addiction to be both an individual and a family problem. I have successful experience working with individuals and families. I integrate 12-step, disease, spirituality, learning, trauma, communication, and attachment models to aid individuals and family members to successfully move forward in their recovery process and diminish the probability of relapse. You are encouraged to visit me at www.PhillyFamilyLifeCounseling.com. I hope that my web pages provide you with encouragement and support. If so, I urge you take your next step boldly, contact me to schedule your initial appointment. I promote the concept that recovery “is something that we alone can do, and we cannot do it alon....
Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs
AD Specialst Life Coach Behavior Modification Counselor LLC
Phila Upper Darby Springfield Landsdowne Yeadon, Pennsylvania 19151
I provide Behavior Modification for Addiction after first determining what caused the behavior by means of a assessment. This means that I will ask questions based on what happened during childhood to determine if childhood experiences had played a part in the in the addicts behavior. I also provide Grief Counseling if it is determined after providing the assessment that the client's addiction is based on factors that have taken place during childhood or some other circumstance that has occurred.
Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW
Addiction Therapist, Family Therapist
119 Coulter Avenue Suite 211, Ardmore, Pennsylvania 19003
Addiction is an insidious disease; substances promise solace. but provide utter wreckage. This is often difficult to see, and even when a person has acceptance of the nature of his or her illness, change can be more than difficult. I provide empathic, direct therapy to clients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. This is my personal and professional passion, I too was once in your seat. Hope is here.
Jennifer McCarron, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified EMDR Therapist
418 Stump Road, Suite 207, Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania 18936
Although not an addictions counselor, I help clients who struggle with others in their lives that struggle with an addiction. I often instruct clients on way to identify unhealthy vs. healthy boundaries in relating to their addicted loved one. I teach clients about codependency and specific techniques on handling the "traps" of being close to someone with an addiction. If help clients determine if they have an addiction and give them resources on best treatment options. Family therapy helps client families better relate to one another and deal with addiction in a more healthy way.