Addiction Therapists in Hodgkins, IL.

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


Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D
Addiction Counselor

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60712 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

Unlike what we commonly believe, addiction is not a chronic brain disease. Rather, it’s a symptom of compulsions — compulsions that help us escape from dealing with our underlying emotional issues. If their underlying issues are not addressed, the addicts will be back through the revolving door, with addiction resurfacing in another form. Please note: what addicts truly seek is not a drink, a substance or a gaming fix itself. The drink or the gaming fix is merely a displacement of something else they really seek. Something interpersonal. The key to therapy lies in coaching them to use proactive actions to address their underlying feelings more directly, instead of running away from them

Christensen and Sons, LLC, One Family Serving Others
Addiction Counselor

Christensen and Sons, LLC, One Family Serving Others

Erik Christensen, LCSW***Lloyd Christensen, MSW, LSW

In 60448 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

Addiction is problem that affects individuals, their families, and friends. However, many addicts deny that they have a problem and refuse to seek help. In some cases, the family finds itself unable to help. In our sessions we first assist the addict and then when possible, the family. Individual counseling is confidential and personal and involves the counselor meeting face to face with the addict to discuss recovery.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

This therapy treats substance abuse, sex addiction, overspending, overeating, gambling and internet shopping addictions. Working in collaboration with other 12-step programs in the community, together we will develop a plan to help you and your family through the difficult decisions and process of change of defining, understanding, and coping with addiction. We also offer toxicology screening, breathalyzer readings, and liaison services for those who are court mandated to treatment.

David Johnson, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60202 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

Addiction comes in many shapes and sizes. Often when one stops one addition, it starts up somewhere else. Once sobriety has been achieved, then the individual can begin the work on developmental issues, relationships and codependency. Addiction may never be "cured", but, the client can practice recovery for the rest of their lives without all the deleterious effects of addiction.

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT
Addiction Counselor

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60007 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

Additions can often be understood as an effort to numb the pain resulting in one’s failure in their relationship with the self. Feeling unable to experience adequate levels of self-esteem can reflect difficulty in loving and caring for yourself or accepting love from others. Feeling vulnerable and exposed can reflect difficulties in feeling able to protect yourself resulting from difficulties with setting effective boundaries, while losing yourself in the face of other’s beliefs can reflect difficulties with identifying and sharing who you know yourself to be. These and other symptoms can lead you to seeking to numb yourself from the pain of feeling overwhelmed. Reconnect with yourself.

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

Dr.

In 60563 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

Release the chains of addiction that bind you! With counseling, we can help you find motivation in quitting your addiction, maintain sobriety and create new ways to enjoy life again. We treat all kinds of addictions: Alcohol, opiates (Oxycontin, vicodin, heroin, etc), gambling, internet sex, shopping and food. Not all additions require absolute abstinence. In the cases of non-opiate addictions, harm reduction therapy is our go to. Whereas Alcoholics Anonymous has ONLY 2% success rate, Harm Reduction Therapy takes a different approach - it recognizes that life time absence is impossible for 98% of people. Instead of banning everything, we reduce the harm done by those substances!

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60173 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

Treatment of an addiction must take a priority when initiating couples or family counseling. The disease is often inherited from previous generations and can lead to highly dysfunctional patterns evolving such as, codependency, physical or sexual abuse, and diffuse boundaries. At our practice, we offer evidenced-based practices in addiction including psychiatric evaluation, ongoing psychotherapy and family support therapy.

Margo Tirado, MA, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Margo Tirado, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60521 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

I often observe what is called "the human magnet" syndrome...this is when an individual finds themselves in a pattern of being drawn to the same type of person over and over again. The magnetic pull may be to someone who is an addict, impulsive, abusive, neurotic or another destructive relational pattern. We call this pattern, or magnetic pull codependency. I have a soft spot for people who find themselves in this pattern. I also want to tell you that you can get yourself unstuck and unleashed! I would love to coach and counsel you on how to do that! Bringing your best self to the world is your most important lifework! Call me today so I can support you in that sacred journey.

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC
Addiction Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

In 60301 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

Doing something despite its harmful effects on you is addiction. Craving or having a strong desire to do this behavior (when you try not to) is called withdrawal. You know if this describes your relationship to a substance (drugs, alcohol, food), or an activity (sex, gambling, internet). You can't hide behind so-called denial. You know. You fact that you searched for the word "addiction" (that's how you found me), tells you that you know. If you are searching because you have a friend or love one that you suspect has a problem, you have a choice to make. Will you hide your suspicions or will you tell them to get some help? I know addictions. Whatever your reason for reading this, I can help you decide what you want to do.

Mid America Mental Health, LLC
Addiction Counselor

Mid America Mental Health, LLC

Mid America Mental Health, LLC

In 46321 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

While substance abuse is a serious problem that affects individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, drug treatment may help you take your first steps toward recovery. At Mid America Mental Health, LLC, we provide clients throughout northwestern Indiana with high-quality care every day. Our respectful, compassionate staff members have years of experience in the industry, and we make ourselves available during convenient hours to ensure that you can fit treatment into your regular schedule. We're also an environmentally friendly company, and our clients know that they can count on us to: Offer discounts to patients who are seniors or veterans Accept a variety of insurance plans, includin

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60603 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

When struggling with an addiction one can feel hopeless. Treatment after treatment will seem to work for a time and then grow ineffective. My style of working with addictions is to combine short-term behavioral interventions to work to keep you safe and maintain employment, relationships or other significant areas of your life that may be affected, while working to understand the deeper issues and causes of destructive behaviors, unquenchable needs and hopeless feelings.

Bradley Sears, M.A., LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Bradley Sears, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60626 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

Denial is the most important issue to face when a person is struggling with drugs, alcohol, or compulsive behaviors such as sex, food, shopping, or gambling. The first step is to determine the best treatment options, i.e., individual counseling, a 12-step program, outpatient treatment, inpatient treatment, or some combination. Then I try to create a plan for lasting sobriety, which may include accountability, insight, support, identification of specific 12 step or treatment programs, the development of alternative coping strategies, such as spirituality, yoga, changes to diet, or referral to a psychiatrist for medication or a wholistic physician for a physical exam and/or dietary changes.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D
Addiction Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

In 60093 - Nearby to Hodgkins.

If you have an addiction you will be able to (1) know what causes your addiction (2) develop three steps to take to overcome the addiction (3) find resources to help you continue to not have the addiction (4) learn how to respond to relapse and prevent relapse experiences (5) know what relationships in your life will help you to not have an addiction any longer



You have Found the Top Therapists for Addiction And Codependency in Hodgkins, IL.

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

Hodgkins is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 2.58 square miles and a water area of 0.05 square miles.  The population of Hodgkins is 1,868 people with 699 households and a median annual income of $48,750. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Hodgkins, IL

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While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Hodgkins, 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 Hodgkins 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 Hodgkins public health department.