Addiction Therapists in Ventura, CA.

Counseling for addiction and codependency in Ventura, CA. Help for alcohol and substance abuse, pornography, sex and internet addiction, gambling, and compulsive spending.


Maureen Houtz, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Maureen Houtz, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

119 Figueroa Street, Ventura, California 93001 | 805 794 4755

Much of the recent research suggests a global, science-based view of addiction. There are many others who are much more adept at helping the client get to recovery. Active recovery is defined as ongoing daily work to understand the addiction, recognize the triggers, maintain the path that is free from addiction. My experience has been with clients who work the 12 steps. My hope is that I can guide the recovering person in their journey.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Available for Online Therapy

In my work with clients battling addictions I work to help them discover the root causes for their addictive behaviors and find new ways to resolve them. We work collaboratively with their support system to create healthy lifestyle habits and associations, resolve old recurrent pain, set new healthier boundaries in their work and personal relationships, and find new meaning for their lives. When there are setbacks, my clients learn to explore them in a non-judgmental environment designed to help them move forward toward the sober, healthy life and relationships they are seeking.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Addiction Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

In this generation, the growth of individuals with addictions is very significant. Addictions originally were isolated to alcohol and drugs. Today’s addictions are understood to also include, food, sex, money, gambling, video, internet, internet games, internet chatrooms, internet pornography and other types of prolonged, repeated and out of control behaviors and actions. Addictions take over a person’s ability to have of self- control of the action which leads to the fogging of any will power to stop the addictive activity even when a matter of great importance comes in conflict with the addiction. Addictions ruin people and all relationships surrounding them. Addiction counseling explores underlying factors leading to the addiction and looks to find...(view profile to read more)

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Addiction Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

I specialize in working with internet, video game, cell phone, social media, and porn addictions. These process addictions have acquired a power over you that is difficult to break. I take a multi-faceted approach to helping you experience the change you desire. I use Motivational Interviewing to help you solidify your desire to change, I utilize abstinence based strategies and methods to help you establish and sustain sobriety, I help you learn how to replace these addictions with real relationships and interests that foster real relationships and I support you in identifying or establishing a natural support network that helps you to maintain and sustain the new changes in your life!

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Ventura, California 93003 | 1-877-606-6161

While most treatment approaches to addiction include 12 step programs, rehabs, and now sober living houses, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides a wildly successful alternative to traditional models of addiction treatment----that keeps the brain in mind. That is, talking to the conscious brain while the primal brain is deciding things even before you are consciously aware? Well, that is the problem to solve in addiction. We have the solution utilizing a new cutting edge neuroscience-centered brain rebalancing system. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or call 877-606-6161.

Clyde Blair, M.A. LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Clyde Blair, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

690 E. Santa Clara, Suite 106, Ventura , California 93001 | (805) 302-8474

Addiction to any substance, food, or relationship is a serious issue and is best helped by a professional who specializes in addiction. I have over 15years experience working with hundreds of people in getting clean and sober and getting their lives back on track. The saying goes "the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result." If you’re trying to cut down, if you've tried to stop and want some help, or if you know someone who needs help, take action today to stop the madness. You can turn your life around by getting the help you need, to move in the direction you want to go. Your best life is waiting for you, I can help you get there.


You have Found the Top Therapists for Addiction And Codependency in Ventura, CA.

Thank you for visiting our California page of therapists in Ventura 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 Ventura, CA is a vital part of recoverey and healing. We are ready to help, let's get started.

Ventura is located in Ventura County, California. It has a land area of 21.81 square miles and a water area of 10.43 square miles.  The population of Ventura is 109,708 people with 41,029 households and a median annual income of $66,995. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ventura, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Ventura are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Ventura public health department.