Addiction Therapists in Wheeling, IL.

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


Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC
Addiction Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

In 60164 - Nearby to Wheeling.

Although substance abuse issues are primarily recognized as addictions, I am aware of the many other forms of addiction, such as gambling, sex, and internet. My philosophy is that any form of addiciton is simply a way for the individual to cope with their stressors. I would encourage the use of positive coping techniques; I would not be judgmental in any way. I believe that seeking assistance is a show of strength.

Corey Weir, LCPC, CADC
Addiction Counselor

Corey Weir, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 60187 - Nearby to Wheeling.

Struggling with an alcohol or drug addiction can be devastating to ourselves as well as the ones we love the most. Getting a hold of your addiction can be an exhausting and difficult process. Having worked in a detox unit helping people getting linked with substance abuse services I know the difficulties of navigating the system. I strive to make the counseling process easy and frustration free. My approach is to help you gain insights while teaching you new skills to help you reach the goals you're striving for.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 60004 - Nearby to Wheeling.

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.

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW
Addiction Counselor

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW

LCSW

In 60061 - Nearby to Wheeling.

People find themselves at the center of a struggle. Mr. Edleman gives you the attention you need to help you through a difficult time and start you on your journey of sober living. He offers support, training, and education in a comfortable atmosphere. He offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each of his client's individual needs to help attain the tools necessary to reach their specific goal.

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

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

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

In 60056 - Nearby to Wheeling.

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.

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to Wheeling.

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.

Stephanie Brands, LCSW, CADC
Addiction Counselor

Stephanie Brands, LCSW, CADC

Clinical Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Struggling with addiction and substance abuse is not only difficult but it is exhausting. As a drug and alcohol counselor, I have worked with many individuals who have began questioning their use, struggled with sobriety, and have relapsed or barely holding onto their sobriety. I provide a judgement free environment for you to discuss your struggles with addiction, and provide education to help you understand the complexity of the disease of addiction. addiction can be isolating, lonely, and increase other mental health issues. As a drug and alcohol counselor I will help you to regain self acceptance and rebuild relationships.

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC

LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to Wheeling.

Addiction Counseling is nearest and dearest to my heart. I am in recovery (Alcohol 30+ years) (Nicotine 20+ years), am certified in addictions and can help you to address and manage your addiction(s) including alcohol, drugs, gambling, internet, shopping and spending, smoking. Your addiction and recovery is unique to you and we will work together to determine the plan, strategies and tools that will work best for you to manage addiction, recovery and relapse prevention.

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

In 60062 - Nearby to Wheeling.

In my general practice, I employ many of the same approaches and strategies as the famed "12-Step" program. I have worked with drug and alcohol addicts who are able to function at school and work. I do not work with serious drug or alcohol addictions as I am not so qualified. However, I work with families of functional and non-functional addicts.

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT
Addiction Counselor

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60007 - Nearby to Wheeling.

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.

Deb Norton, Deb Norton
Addiction Counselor

Deb Norton, Deb Norton

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60048 - Nearby to Wheeling.

Substance Addiction creates a lot of drama for people. And it comes with a good amount of denial. So it's critical that I meet my clients where they are. Teens and adults often process this territory differently so it's important that I've worked with both and understand their particular needs. Soon, we identify the consequences clients have suffered as a result of their drinking/drug use. And we talk about how their belief system changes their ability to see the truth about drugs and alcohol. Using psycho-educational strategies, I help clients make choices and begin to heal their addiction.

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP
Addiction Counselor

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

In 60013 - Nearby to Wheeling.

Signs of Addiction: Consuming a mind-altering substance that results in impairment in mental or physical functioning. Over-consumption of alcohol or non-prescribed drugs often results in relationship, occupational, educational, mood-related or legal problems TREATMENT: Abstinence training, drinking-management therapy, in-patient or out-patient therapy, 12 Step-oriented counseling. BENEFITS of treatment: Enhanced concentration, reduced moodiness, disappearing agitation and anger, vastly improved personal and work relationships, skyrocketing feeling of well-being and dramatic improvement in personal, academic and occupational performance.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D
Addiction Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

In 60093 - Nearby to Wheeling.

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

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D
Addiction Counselor

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60712 - Nearby to Wheeling.

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

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC
Addiction Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60515 - Nearby to Wheeling.

If you are looking for help with an addiction, substance abuse or codependency, make certain that you work with a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC). I am a CADC and work closely with several residential and outpatient programs that treat addictions and mood disorders. The greatest testimony that a therapist can have is that her referrals are from satisfied clients and from other clinicians. I have established that reputation. Call or email to set up an appointment with me to discuss the various treatment approaches that I offer. It's time to be give yourself the opportunity to find greater satisfaction in your life and to be free from unwanted and destructive behavior patterns.

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to Wheeling.

I work with what is called process addictions including food, gambling, work, sexual, and relationship addictions. My hope is to help the person become healthy and understand the need that is leading to the addiction and constructive ways to meet those needs. Often it is about balance and learning limits and coping with those limits. The goal is to help the client move from addiction to freedom from addiction.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Wheeling.

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.

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC
Addiction Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 60602 - Nearby to Wheeling.

One of the most amazing things is witnessing people free themselves from the depths of addiction. I use multiple treatment approaches to first help an individual stabilize the addictive process. Then I help them work to fully understand the underlying reasons as to why they are addicted in the first place to help avoid relapse. Stopping is only one part of the process - understanding is another.

David Johnson, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60202 - Nearby to Wheeling.

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.

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC
Addiction Counselor

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor / National Board Certified by NBCC

In 60005 - Nearby to Wheeling.

Have you ever tried to cut down your drinking or tried to stop other addicting behavior? It can be a very difficult process for you or for the people who love someone who has an addiction I am here to help. There us a way. It takes knowledge, commitment and finding inner strength. It is within your reach if that is truly what you want to achieve.

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC
Addiction Counselor

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60555 - Nearby to Wheeling.

Addictions often take over a persons life even though behaviors may have been manageable and less frequent at one point in time. We can use counseling sessions to identify why you are using the addictive behavior and how it is harmful in your life as keys to recovery and treatment. We can begin to find healthy alternatives for coping that result in much less stress and damage to your self and those around you. Addictions often take a tool on health, relationships, finances, and happiness and therapy can help restore that with the use of recovery-based treatment approaches.

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited
Addiction Counselor

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mental Health Retreatment Center

In 60007 - Nearby to Wheeling.

Not only do we treat addictive disorders of all kinds, we also tackle the underlying mental illness that often accompanies substance abuse. At Barn Life Recovery our licensed clinicians and doctors help each client achieve a sober lifestyle as well as receive the finest mental health care available at this time. Our long term care modalities help clients make lasting changes in their lives.


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

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

Wheeling is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and Lake County in Illinois. It has a land area of 8.66 square miles and a water area of 0.05 square miles.  The population of Wheeling is 38,079 people with 14,132 households and a median annual income of $56,110. .


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Therapy in Wheeling is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Wheeling therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Wheeling public health department.