Addiction Treatment Santa Monica. Counseling for Substance Abuse, Alcohol, Internet, Sex, and Drug Addictions.

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Addiction Therapist

Gary Stollman, Ph.D.

Psychotherapist, Marriage Counselor, Professional Life Coach

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

Any addiction is an attempt to deal with feelings that are unmanageable. The alcoholic turns to alcohol to escape problems at home or at work. The gambler turns to gambling to avoid uncomfortable feelings. The sex addict turns to sex to numb him or herself from other feelings. "Self-medicating" through addiction works in the short turn but always has a price attached to it. Together we can discover the underlying issues surrounding your addiction and work towards a life free of compelling urges you may find difficult to resist. Dr. Gary has been featured numerous times on the Dr. Phil show discussing addition. Type in "Dr. Phil and Dr. Gary Stollman" on youtube and watch his numerous videos.

Addiction Therapist

Kristen Gardenhire, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

Getting stuck in the cycle of addiction is a devastating feeling! Finding yourself at a loss for what to do is even more discouraging. I believe that therapy is a solution to the unending cycle of addiction that you may find yourself in. It will help to discover the triggers and reason(s) for the substance use and abuse. Therapy will also help to identify positive and healthy means of coping - through therapy I believe that you will help to get your true self back.

Addiction Therapist

Sheri Rose-McCashin, M.S., LMFT,

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (MFC 28036)

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

I worked in both an adult inpatient and an adult outpatient substance abuse program as well as with family members. Working with individuals who have gone through detox or an inpatient/ residential program is optimal. The substance user interrupts him or herself from acting independently of the substance-person relationship. This reliance creates a dependency which can be scary and overwhelming once removed. Therapy is a safe place of support to develop and grow through experiences previously avoided. Another dimension are partners and family members who also can benefit from support specifically dealing with how they were impacted, how to respond as differences arise.

Addiction Therapist

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Counseling, Coaching & Mentoring for Millennials

1247 7th Street, Suite 300, Santa Monica, CA 90401

The transition to young adulthood can be an intense time where teens may become overwhelmed by new feelings. Self-medication through drugs or alcohol is often an attempt by sensitive young people to regulate or avoid uncomfortable feelings. Since individuals who are at high risk of becoming addicted often feel emotionally disconnected from the people in their life, my work focuses on helping my clients create more meaningful connections with their family. I also work with young adults who have completed rehab and are interested in finishing the emotional growth process that got derailed while they were using drugs as a teenager.

Addiction Therapist

David Silverman, Licensed LMFT, EMDR Trained

Free 60 minute First Session/Consult

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

I believe in a harm reduction model for addiction. I spent years in a clinic dealing with 50 clients, who were addicted to alcohol, opiates, cocaine, crack, and various prescription medications. Clients and I collaborated in finding the motivation to change. Every addict has entertained the thought of quiting. What we do in session is engage you in "change talk" expand on it, and reinforce it. Once the motivation for change is there, learning more positive reactions to triggers can begin. We will deal with self-esteem issues and possible traumas that may have led to self-medication. 12-Step programs are effective in relapse provention. Remember, you are not alone.

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Addiction Treatment in Santa Monica.

Addiction can be devastating, not only to the one suffering but also to loved ones. Support groups in California and counseling for gambling addiction in Santa Monica, sex addiction, Santa Monica internet addiction, drug addiction, and Santa Monica alcohol addiction are available tools for recovery. If you need a support group, counseling or treatment for addiction in Santa Monica, or need a therapist or treatment center to help treat alcoholism or a substance abuse counselor in Santa Monica, CA, Theravive has the right resources to help overcome dependency. Contact one of our addiction counselors today for rapid help and support.

Welcome to our network of therapists who specialize in addiction, Santa Monica. Treatment and counseling for addictions in Santa Monica: alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction, internet addiction, and gambling addiction are some of the specializations our California therapists have that can help bring you or your loved on on a new journey of recovery. Addiction counseling Santa Monica, CA and treatment can help put your feet on solid ground for new hope towards a better life.