Addiction Therapists in Anmore, BC.

Counselling for addiction and codependency in Anmore, BC. Help for alcohol and substance abuse, pornography, sex and internet addiction, gambling, and compulsive spending.


Sears Taylor, MA, LMHCA
Addiction Counsellor

Sears Taylor, MA, LMHCA

Mental Health Counsellor

In V1M 3L7 - Nearby to Anmore.

I consider myself an expert in addiction therapy. My focus is not the addictive substance or activity. I focus on the root cause for why you engage in the various activities for the purpose of self-medication. As we flesh out the emotional and traumatic scars from past life events, you will find that your desire to self-medicate reduces significantly.

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW
Addiction Counselor

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW

Registered Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Addictions can appear in many forms including substance addictions, internet addiction, sex addiction, gambling addiction, shopping addiction, pornography, social media, excessive exercise, food, etc. Strong cravings with a loss of control can lead people to become addicted in spite of possible dire consequences. Counselling is one of several possible treatments available for addictions. Individual, group and family therapies have been found to be helpful in order to inform a client regarding the harmful effects the addiction may have on themselves, their friends, family and society. Promoting physical, emotional and spiritual well being is often critical for the rehabilitation process.

Sherri Scott-Berner, CBT, CP, DBT, Life Coach
Addiction Counsellor

Sherri Scott-Berner, CBT, CP, DBT, Life Coach

Cognitive Behavioral Marriage, Individual Therapist and Life Coach

In V3X 3E6 - Nearby to Anmore.

Have you ever had fresh baking in the house that were saving for Christmas or some other celebration? You had to stop yourself from eating it. How it called your name while you were watching TV, or sent visions of sugar plums dancing in your head while you were hungry cooking dinner? Well that is a small snap shot of the feeling of addiction. Having such a strong compelling desire to experience the rewarding outcome, regardless of how short-lived it might be. Well not all compulsions ( or addictions) are only as dangerous and life changing as a 5 lb weight gain encountered by January 2. Some addictions can own us to the point that there is nothing left of who we really are, or were.

Quyn Le Erichsen, M.Ed., RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Quyn Le Erichsen, M.Ed., RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V3T 0H5 - Nearby to Anmore.

Want to stop your addiction to alcohol, drugs, sex, gambling or porn, yet feeling very discouraged and hopeless? There is hope and help for you! I have years of amazing success helping people with addictions! The EMDR I use helps you make changes in your brain and your mind. It helps you to manage or eliminate your cravings to addictive substances or behaviours, and it causes them to become less rewarding. The hypnotherapy I use helps you understand the underlying causes of your addiction and reprogram certain beliefs in your subconscious mind that have fueled the addiction. You can free yourself from your daemon! It can no longer control you and ruin your life! Call ME 604-223-7112!

Ben Bjorgaard, PhDc, MA, RCC, CCC
Addiction Counsellor

Ben Bjorgaard, PhDc, MA, RCC, CCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Canadian Certified Counsellor

In V5K 5G1 - Nearby to Anmore.

Substance and behavioral addictions are widely misunderstood, and as a result, those that experience addictions can be unjustly pathologized and even criminalized. The term “addiction” stands for diverse, multi-faceted, socio-cultural, biological, and psychological phenomena. The idea that addiction is a brain disease is an ideological narrative, not a fact. I offer non-judgmental and non-coercive counselling to support an individual’s growth and future pursuits. I hold a deep empathy for your life experience, choices, and lack of choices. I will coach you to tap into your inner resources, resilience, and “brilliant sanity.” I am an advocate for decriminalization and harm reduction policies.

Connie Lupichuk, BSW, MSW, RSW, CLC
Addiction Counselor

Connie Lupichuk, BSW, MSW, RSW, CLC

Registered Social Worker, Registered Professional Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Clients with addiction issues will benefit from seeing a counsellor. Whether you are ready to make the change or just wanting education, we can assist you. We use motivational therapy and harm reduction techniques. Addiction assessments are available. Additionally, we offer training and support to families with a member who is dealing with an addiction.

Francesca Tomas, RPC, RTC
Addiction Counsellor

Francesca Tomas, RPC, RTC

Registered Professional Counsellor, Registered Therapeutic Counsellor

In V3M 1B2 - Nearby to Anmore.

As a therapist with a specialty in Addictions Counseling, I can help you work through the underlying issues that may be a contributing factor to your addiction. I can help you identify triggers and help you with coping skills, which are also a contributing factor to addiction. Developing a strong sense of self is key to a healthier and happier you. I can help you learn how to set boundaries, increase your self-respect, and how to give yourself what you need.

Alain Langlais, MH, RTC, CHHt
Addiction Counselor

Alain Langlais, MH, RTC, CHHt

Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

“It was a long and heavy day and I just need to break the edge.” “I communicate better after few drinks” “I can’t fall asleep if I don’t have my…” When a substance becomes a “priority”, or becomes overused, it begins to creep into and destroy an individual’s health, family, relationship and even work. The question becomes "Do I have control over it or does it have control over me?". Often substances are used as coping mechanism without realizing that it often creates even more anxiety and depression, leaving a person feeling more stress and low down the road. Feeling anxious without a "quick fix" or a “temporary Band-Aid” is a strong indicator that a person is or has lost control with the desired substance. In counselling, we work to support...(view profile to read more)

Darcy Bailey, MSW, RSW, RCC, DipAT
Addiction Counsellor

Darcy Bailey, MSW, RSW, RCC, DipAT

Registered Clinical Counsellor;Art Therapist;Reg.Social Work

In V3S 7Y3 - Nearby to Anmore.

Darcy Bailey & Associates offer specialized intervention for teens, youth and young adults with potential drug and alcohol problems. We will provide a treatment plan specific to the issues a well as explore any possible underlying issues related to the substance use. Counselling can help a teen and parents: -to cope and manage in healthy ways - deal with the underlying uncomfortable feelings the drug and alcohol use may be covering up - understand the role of substances - assisting and supporting parents as to how to help their youth and how to respond

Trevor Hale, MSc., Psy.D., RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Trevor Hale, MSc., Psy.D., RCC

Registered Clinical Counselor

In v7h 2h7 - Nearby to Anmore.

There is no magic bullet to treating addictions. Many addictions stem from a trifecta of circumstances: (1) a biological / chemical dependance (eg. alcohol leads to chemical changes how our brain and body's nervous system functions and communicates) , (2) a cognitive dependance (I deserve a drink at the end of the day, it helps me relax), and (3) a behavioural (eg. having a drink at a social event is normal, or helps me loosen up). Often addiction is a (not so) perfect storm of these three issues. The good news is that the Cognitive and Behavioural components are quite easy to begin to address; and, in turn, the biological / chemical component is also adjusted.

Lee Cassels, MA, CCC
Addiction Counsellor

Lee Cassels, MA, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

In V3H 4G7 - Nearby to Anmore.

There are many forms of addiction (ie., drug, alcohol, work, food, gambling, exercise, work). Many people find self help groups that follow the 12 step program helpful. Other people like to take a more personal form of support around their addiction issues. In that case, individual counselling can be helpful. The counselling I provide for clients with addiction issues is to help them set specific reachable goals. Coming to regular counselling appointments seem to help clients set up a personal accountability tool for themselves. Reaching goals can be celebrated and setbacks examined to determine how to move forward again with success.

Jacqueline Nadworny, M.A. (Couns), B.A. (Psyc)
Addiction Counsellor

Jacqueline Nadworny, M.A. (Couns), B.A. (Psyc)

Registered Professional Counsellor and Supervisor

In V7L 2B2 - Nearby to Anmore.

Most of us have some form of addiction. Whether it be alcohol, pornography, drugs, shopping, gambling, eating or even love, these behaviours can enslave us. In therapy, we will identify that addiction, the reasons behind the addiction, the triggers and the payoff it provides in your life. You will learn about the cycle of addiction and recovery and relapse. I will give you tools and strategies to help you gain freedom from your addiction.

Orchard Recovery Center
Addiction Counsellor

Orchard Recovery Center

In V5H 3Z7 - Nearby to Anmore.

The Orchard is committed to eradicating the stigma of addiction and fostering a new, sustainable culture of recovery. We build strong communities of recovery that, in turn make meaningful contributions to society as a whole. We are leaders in the growing recovery advocacy movement in Canada and we celebrate recovery! We are an internationally accredited private drug and alcohol treatment center.

Patti Langlais, MPCC-S
Addiction Counselor

Patti Langlais, MPCC-S

Registered Counsellor, Couples Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Often in life, stress, responsibility and unhappiness can lead to managing/medicating with a variety of substances; marijuana, alcohol, gambling, sex, internet, drugs, ect. This can lead to an unbalance in the usage of these substances, create a significant strain and negative affect on relationships, family, work and one self. We will work to uncover the motivating force that has driven to substance abuse and help to regain control. Through this work we will strive to regain a healthy and balanced life, free of addiction or dependency.

Nilou Esmaeilpour, MSc, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Nilou Esmaeilpour, MSc, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V3C 6K5 - Nearby to Anmore.

Addiction is a form of disconnection. It is a way of numbing out or escaping from the pain of trauma, loneliness, or anxiety. Addiction is a way of disconnecting from our own emotions and needs, as well as from the people and activities that are important to us. Healing from addiction requires reconnection – with ourselves, with others, and with the world around us. It requires the discovery of new ways to cope with difficult emotions and situations. It requires the development of a new sense of self-worth and purpose. Healing is possible. By addressing the underlying causes of addiction, individuals can begin to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

Steve Rose, PhD
Addiction Counselor

Steve Rose, PhD

Addiction Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Many approaches to addiction emphasize willpower and deprivation, but this only works temporarily. Alcohol, substances, or other addictive behaviours like gambling and gaming offer short-term relief of underlying issues at a long-term cost to one's relationships and health. As an addiction counsellor, I can help you resolve underlying issues, regain control, and build a sense of meaning and purpose, so you can start living the life you want. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to addiction recovery. I meet each client where they are at, tailoring my approach to each person's unique needs. Send me a message and we can connect for a quick call to discuss next steps.

Jennifer Scott, RCC, RSW
Addiction Counsellor

Jennifer Scott, RCC, RSW

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Registered Social Worker

In V6B 6L5 - Nearby to Anmore.

There is an interesting connection between trauma and addictions. When events or situations are perceived as life threatening or overwhelming (even though this might not be a conscious realization), the response to such overwhelming pain is logically to self-medicate. Treating addictions requires gently addressing how clients manage emotional, physical, and mental pain and sensitively building resources to find better coping strategies while healing old wounds.

Kristina Sohal, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Kristina Sohal, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V6E 2P4 - Nearby to Anmore.

After working with clients that struggled with drugs and alcohol addiction, I learned that these clients need ongoing support after they leave their treatment programs. I help clients explore their stresses, traumas, and their mental and physical vulnerabilities to address the issues behinds their addictive behaviour patterns. The treatment plan includes an incorporation of mindful exercise and CBT techniques to regulate stress responses and reduce the stressors. Other evidence based techniques and literature is included in the plan to assist the client in adjusting to physiological and mental changes with no addiction and replacing it with positive changes.

Susan Ngo, RSW, CCC, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Susan Ngo, RSW, CCC, RCC

Registered Social Worker

In V4W 0B7 - Nearby to Anmore.

Having an addiction simply means that there is something that you have a need for (it can be a substance or an activity), that is harmful or problematic in your life. There are many factors that can contribute to why this "something" has such a hold on you. It is important that you acknowledge that the addiction is problematic, in order for change to happen. I am here when you are ready to make the change.

Heather Bach, MA, CCC
Addiction Counsellor

Heather Bach, MA, CCC

Certified Canadian Counsellor

In V7N 1P1 - Nearby to Anmore.

Addictions are ultimately a strategy for coping with distress. Bach counselling assists the client in identifying key issues underlying addiction along with using CBT, Mindfulness and DBT. Understanding how the addiction supports the client, developing alternate tools for coping and an increased tolerance for discomfort are key elements of overcoming addiction.

Lisa Moore, Lisa Moore, MA, RCC, CCC, Play
Addiction Counsellor

Lisa Moore, Lisa Moore, MA, RCC, CCC, Play

Registered Clinical Counsellor CCC#14130 and RCC 16106

In V3A 4E6 - Nearby to Anmore.

Many people suffer from various addictions, whether it be drugs and alcohol, sex, gambling, social media or video gaming. Most people use their drug of choice as a way to cope with various stresses they have in their lives. I help clients recognize their stressors and also uncover what is going on with them that they need to self-regulate using their addictions. I also look at their pasts and often use narrative therapy and genograms to help them process some of their past life trauma and family upbringing.

Shivani Wells-Shaw, MA, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Shivani Wells-Shaw, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V6B 3H7 - Nearby to Anmore.

When working with any kind of addictive or compulsive behaviour, whether it's shopping, sex, drinking, eating, drugs, picking skin, pulling hair, etc, it's important to explore what function it serves. How is it helping? Is it helping you avoid a certain feeling, or giving you a positive feeling you long for? We use EMDR therapy to desensitize specific triggers, unglue the link between addictive behaviours and positive feelings like euphoria, and address the underlying issues or trauma that led to the behaviour in the first place. Relief from addictive behaviours is possible!

Britta West, MA, RCC, TICT-CT/CFST
Addiction Counsellor

Britta West, MA, RCC, TICT-CT/CFST

QUOIA THERAPEUTICS INC

In V5C 6C6 - Nearby to Anmore.

Addictions and addictive beahviors can become a burden and a danger in one's life. It can be difficult to see a way out of the maze to freedom. Some addictions have us tricked into thinking that it is just who we are and that we are stuck this way. It is possibe to break free and get out of the maze. I offer progressive, informed treatment approaches to all addictions and addictive behaviors. My approach is unique and effective. Together we can work to get you free from addiction and free to become who you really are. Addiction does not have to have power over you another day. Contact me to start making changes.

Lori Capozzi, B.A., M.Ed., RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Lori Capozzi, B.A., M.Ed., RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V4A 2J2 - Nearby to Anmore.

Addiction can be debilitating. However, recovery is possible. In my 25 years working as an addiction counsellor, I have come to learn that addiction is usually the symptom of a deeper issue, perhaps an unresolved trauma or loss. My approach is to address and heal the initial trauma and then explore new ways of coping and being in the world. In this way, an individual can live life more authentically and be free from the grip of addiction.

Sarah Susswein, MC, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Sarah Susswein, MC, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V3H 2P6 - Nearby to Anmore.

Addiction comes from a deep and primal place. Stress, trauma, and genetic disposition can trigger and maintain addiction. Addiction is not something that a person gets out of by "trying harder." It is a brain based affliction. Addictions are behaviours that serve a function for the sufferer. Counselling can help identify those functions and address the root cause of addiction. Whether or not you or your loved one is seeking medical treatment for addiction, counselling can help by providing support, tools and strategies for healthy coping. Addiction can consume and fill the sufferer with shame, and leave a path of destruction around loved ones. I can help you take control today!



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Thank you for visiting our British Columbia page of therapists in Anmore who specialize in addictions in all forms- internet addiction, pornography and sex addictions, gambling, alcohol and drug abuse, shopping, and food addictions.  An addiction can destroy lives and relationships. Often times there is a codependent person somewhere in the sphere of an addict. Professional therapy from an addiction specialist in Anmore, BC is a vital part of recoverey and healing. We are ready to help, let's get started.

Anmore is located in British Columbia, Canada. It has a land area of 27.55 square kilometers.  The population of Anmore is 2,210 people with 688 households . The population ranking for Anmore is #1264 nationally and #181 for the province of British Columbia with a density of 80.20 people per sq km. Anmore therapists serve postal code: V3H.