Addiction Therapists in Atlanta, GA.

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


Matthew Smith, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

1401 Peachtree St Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 | 404-870-3532

in dealing with addiction disorder Dr. Smith works from a cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal approach, the goal of his therapeutic work is to help individuals identify and change maladaptive life patterns, develop more balanced attitudes towards themselves and others, develop more satisfying relationships, and improve their ability to manage stress and addiction. In addition, Dr. Smith also provides consultation for individuals who are struggling with issues such as career development, college and graduate student growth and development, and leadership development. Dr. Smith also conducts psychological evaluations for ADHD and learning disabilities, as well as other mood or anxiety.

Sheri Hardin, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Sheri Hardin, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

2784 N. Decatur Rd., Suite 145, Decatur, Georgia 30033 | 404-424-8488

While I do not treat addictions specifically, I do work with the partners, family members, and other loved ones of people who suffer from an addiction. Even if you did not have issues before getting involved with someone who has an addiction, that alone will make you feel like you are crazy. I specialize in treating co-dependence and helping people get their lives back from their addicted loved one. I am familiar with the 12-step programs as well as the dynamics that people experience while in relationship with someone addicted to alcohol, sex/porn, and others.

David Wright, MD, MM, MBA, MHSA
Addiction Counselor

David Wright, MD, MM, MBA, MHSA

MD

465 Winn Way, Ste. 221, Decatur, Georgia 30030 | (404) 341 - 6360

Addiction Therapies are approached in a highly individualized manner--taking into account the client's background, personality factors, religious or spiritual beliefs, and their support system. This approach may include subconscious, unconscious, pre-conscious, &/or conscious techniques. This approach may also involve taking into account personality & emotional factors that are specific to the client. Most importantly, this approach takes into account the use of positive and negative triggers that can prevent an explosive reaction in the first place. This therapy is augmentive to other therapies that the patient is already receiving.

Christine Mezza, LPC, NBCCH, CAMS-II, DCC
Addiction Counselor

Christine Mezza, LPC, NBCCH, CAMS-II, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Addiction comes in many forms, and it can have devastating effects on the person's life and that of his/her family and other loved ones. There are many variables that factor into addiction. My approach is help the client to stop engaging in his/her addiction (in conjunction with treatment adjuncts such as Alcoholics Anonymous, etc.), and then look for underlying, root issues, and then work to resolve them.

Jeffree Gars, LCSW, DC
Addiction Counselor

Jeffree Gars, LCSW, DC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1530 Dekalb Ave NE *Suite C, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 | 7703676726

Addiction: With chemical dependency or substance abuse client therapy is critical to addressing this serious issue. In addition to our therapy sessions, I only accept clients that are either currently in a support group or willing to begin one immediately such as AA, NA or other approach. Being around other piers with addiction issues is part of the recovery process. In therapy sessions we will work together to create and maintain evolving support systems in your life while we work on your therapy goals to stay and maintain recovery. Learning tools to cope with stress rather than self-medicate is a must for a sustained addiction recovery. Therapy helps to keep us ruthlessly honest.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Atlanta, Georgia 30301 | 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.

Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC
Addiction Counselor

Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified EMDR Therapist, Career Coach, Brain Health Coach

Druid Chase Office Park, 2801 Buford Highway NE, Suite 540 (N.Druid Hills, Lenox Rd, 85, 400), Atlanta, Georgia 30329 | 770-310-9305

Addictions (substance or behavioral) are often coping mechanisms you developed early in life to help you deal with anxiety, sadness, feeling like you don't fit in, feeling you don't matter, feeling powerless, or for numbing the pain of being criticized, abandoned, neglected, abused or traumatized in some other way. Traumatic events or a life time of upsetting events are often the root cause of addiction. I am a Certified EMDR Therapist with extensive experience in helping adults heal from and put in the past the upsetting events that contribute to their addiction. EMDR Therapy is highly effective and is offered at all the leading residential treatment programs for addiction recovery.

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

2964 Peachtree Road Suite 760, Atlanta, Georgia 30305 | 678.463.1092

I work a lot with clients who are dealing with addictions - whether it be to a substance, food, work, or relationships. While the specific content of an addiction might be a mystery to friends and family (they might have never used heroine) the experience of addiction is common to us all. We all, from time to time, have tried to use something or someone to make us feel better. At the core, that is what an addiction is. However, the problem it that it only works in the short run - in the long run when we use substances or people to distract us from our problems or pain, we end up crashing. I help people deal with the core issue so that they can live a purposeful, meaningful, joyful life.

Hope Hailey, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Hope Hailey, LPC

licensed professional counselor

6425 Powers ferry rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30339 | 678-772-3687

I believe that substance abuse is a barrier to many living a purposeful and meaningful life. I have worked with helping break the cycle of addiction in a hospital setting and understand the lies and patterns many face while abusing drugs or alcohol. I believe that this is a disease that does not have to progress It is my job to empower clients with choices that will move them forward into a new future.

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

2801 Buford Hwy, Suite T-80, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 | 404-267-9173

I have helped many individuals who struggled with various additions including addictions to drug, alcohol, sex, spending, work and the internet. I help you to understand better how you became addicted and how to become free from the control of addiction. There are underlying issues that led you to your addiction of choice, and identifying the issues leads you to have lasting peace and change.


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

Atlanta is a city that is located in multiple counties- DeKalb County and Fulton County in Georgia. It has a land area of 133.46 square miles and a water area of 0.89 square miles.  The population of Atlanta is 463,878 people with 185,820 households and a median annual income of $47,527. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Atlanta, GA

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While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Atlanta, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Atlanta may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Atlanta public health department.