Addiction Therapists in Palatine, IL.

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


Addiction Counselor

Teresa Bradley, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Palatine

I teach the skills from DBT(Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and also use concepts and exercises from ACT(Acceptance Commitment Therapy). Both of these therapies mesh beautifully with the Twelve Step Programs. For instance, DBT and ACT emphasize acceptance, values, and meditation. I reinforce clients working their programs through the use of these therapies.

Addiction Counselor

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Palatine

Addiction to any substance or behavior can have hugh consequences. Admitting that ones life is out of control is the first step to a successful recovery from any addiction. Learning new coping skills like mindfulness, emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness and distress tolerance will equip the client with life long skills that will allow them to live a more fulfilled life. Many times addicts are not running toward something they are running from something. Uncovering what that is might be another key to a solid recovery.

Addiction Counselor

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Within driving distance of Palatine

Our team of professionals includes several clinicians with addiction treatment specialties. We understanding that the treatment of addiction involves understanding and treating the underlying problems of addition. We employ a holistic approach to addiction treatment involving counseling, medication management, and referral to outside support groups.

Addiction Counselor

Felicia Glick, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Palatine

There are many forms of addiction and I specialize in those that are considered a "Process Addiction" This is an addictions to an activity or process, such as gambling, eating, spending, sex, and work. Not to be confused with Substance Abuse Addictions. I do not treat people for substance abuse problems but will refer clients to others if that is the primary problem. Process addictions are compulsive behaviors that get in the way of peoples lives.

Addiction Counselor

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Palatine

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.

Addiction Counselor

Sheldon Isenberg, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Certified Diplomate

Within driving distance of Palatine

I primarily work with couples who come to me where one partner is in some form of addictions counseling or has completed hospitalization for an addiction. Some couples come after years of recovery or because of a relapse situation which endangers their relationship together. And some clients come to see me to avoid seeing a professional addictions counselor since I'm not. My experience is that if they are truly addicted they'll see such a professional on my recommendation after having counseled with me. I have a range of referral sources in the addictions community.

Addiction Counselor

Polaris Counseling

Professional Counseling Practice

Within driving distance of Palatine

At Polaris, our addiction counselors understand and are trained to help you break your addiction. In order to address your needs fully, we help you to understand the root of your addiction. Many times addictions can result from a genetic predisposition or other conditions, such as depression, that lead you to seek an escape from reality. Some of the addictions that our counselors work with are: Alcohol Abuse Drug/Substance Abuse/Dependence Sexual Gambling Internet/Pornography Internet/Gaming Spending Eating

Addiction Counselor

Rae Mazzei, Psy.D., CADC, BCB

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Palatine

As a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, I will work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment to treat your addiction. Addiction is a complex interaction of mind, body, and environment and I often integrate multiple components into treatment, including counseling and lifestyle management. I also help individuals struggling with gambling, sex and food addiction. The goal of treatment is to assist you in identifying the root causes of your addiction, to develop the necessary skills to cope with emotional difficulties, and to facilitate personal growth. Together, we will attempt to help you through your addiction and get you back to the life you’ve been wanting to live.

Addiction Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Palatine

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.

Addiction Counselor

Callan Olive, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Palatine

Addiction is painful. It's painful for the person going through it and it's painful for the people who are trying to help. Because addiction is so intense, it effects every single aspect of your life. Not all therapists have training in addiction and many are unsure of how to treat it. It's important that you go to a therapist who has adequate training and knows how to help. I have received numerous hours of training learning how to treat addiction both in a individual and family context. I use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as well as Addiction-Focused therapies like the 12-Step Program. Take the first step to breaking this cycle and set up an appointment today.

Addiction Counselor

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Palatine

Making the decision to tackle an addiction (substances, sex, gambling, food) is one of the most difficult decisions any of us ever makes. I can help you to examine how your thinking and behavioral patterns may undermine your success in breaking free from an addictive habit and assist you in establishing new, more adaptive ways to work through your addiction. Families who are struggling with an addict are not only critical to the addict's recovery, but most often are behaving in ways that support the addiction. It is important for everyone in a family system to work together to honestly reflect on their role and begin to develop new coping mechanisms to be successful.

Addiction Counselor

Melissa Sanchez, LCPC, BC-DMT

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

Within driving distance of Palatine

I have many years of experience helping those struggling from substance addictions learn the path of sobriety. My approach to addiction treatment is holistic, focusing on regenerating a person's relationship to their body, mind and soul. Without this focus on the entirety of the individual, success in recovery is often limited. I truly believe that addiction robs the human spirit of the ability to accurately think, feel and experience the true world. I work with each person to lift the veil and discover the emotional and psychological pain in need of kindness, discovery and healing in order to begin the life-long journey of sobriety.

Addiction Counselor

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Palatine

I have worked wirh hundreds of substance abusers in the past, and I work with people who are abstinent and involved in a program such as AA or NA. Many times the substance abusers have an underlying psychiatric disorder and may be "self medicating" and I will make appropriate referrals for medication.All of the substance abusers that I have worked with have an underlying trauma or depression or unresolved grief.



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

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

Palatine is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 13.61 square miles and a water area of 0.14 square miles.  The population of Palatine is 69,308 people with 26,242 households and a median annual income of $71,573. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Palatine for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees