Addiction Therapists in Columbia Heights, MN.

Counseling for addiction and codependency in Columbia Heights, MN. Help for alcohol and substance abuse, pornography, sex and internet addiction, gambling, and compulsive spending.


Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55305 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

The road to addiction often begins with anxiety. I have been trained in EMDR for Addiction. I also run groups through the 12-Step Spiritual Journey. This is a blending of the Big Book of AA and the Bible. This text teaches us how to be in relationship with one another in healthy ways. Going through the text in a group setting allows use to learn from one another.

Joan Pechauer, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Joan Pechauer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55369 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

If you're concerned with a loved one's use/abuse/dependence on a substance, it can be a scary place. How can you help? How can you get them to stop? How can you get control of your own life again? Over the years, I've helped clients figure out their role when they love someone who uses substances. I will help you figure out your options and make a plan that makes sense for your unique situation. If you're the one using or has hurt others with your past use, you will learn how to take better care of yourself and those you love.

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

In 55345 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

I view addiction as the compulsive overuse of a self-prescribed stress management tool. The addiction may be to a person, activity, or substance. But regardless of how addiction manifests itself, the goal is to understand what the client gets out of it, and find healthier, sustainable ways to manage their stress. But regardless, but in addiction counseling is to assess the compulsive behavior, so I can understand where it comes from and what keeps .

Diane Hovey, PhD, LMFT, CPT, CSAT
Addiction Counselor

Diane Hovey, PhD, LMFT, CPT, CSAT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55110 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

Do you find yourself preoccupied and out-of-control with your sexual thoughts and desires? Do you hide or feel shame as a result of your sexual behaviors? Have you been hurt or hurt others as a result of your sexual behaviors? If yes, you may be struggling with a sex or love addiction. The goal of recovery treatment is to set a foundation for healing from betrayal, shame, lack of intimacy and the destructive behaviors of sex and love addiction.

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Bruce Fischer, PhD, LP, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

I work with a wide variety of addictive and compulsive behaviors. These include chemical, sexual, eating, shopping, Internet, gambling and relationship addiction problems. I have 35 years clinical & teaching experience in the field and I’m the founder of the Addiction Psychology PhD program at Capella University. Not all addictions are the same, there is no one size fits all approach that is always effective. I’ll take time to understand the true nature of your problems and work with you to design a plan that will help you in make the changes that are needed. I will use a collaborative vs. confrontive approach to working with you. Contact me with your questions about how i can help.

Shoreview Mental Health Center,
Addiction Counselor

Shoreview Mental Health Center,

In 55421 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

This is a strong are of specialization for our clinic. Addiction is becoming one of the number one issues of this country. There is often a genetic potential and can be greatly influenced by early development in dysfunctional families. Addiction is often a coping mechanism to deal with mental health or other issues. Any coping mechanism that is taken to the point where it becomes a problem (out of control), can become a problem, including alcohol, substances, gambling, food, anger, and sex.

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

In 55369 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

I treat individuals working through sex or porn addiction. I am seeking certification as a Sex Addiction Therapist. I work to help you understand your patterns and obsessions and work towards finding new ways to relate for a healthy sexuality. I work with couples to help heal sexual betrayals. I also use EMDR to help my clients work through past traumas that might be contributing to your addictions.

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

JoAnna Smith, MA, LMFT

Therapist/Coach

In 55122 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

Addictions can overtake your life and pose a signficant barrier to success in multiple areas of living Whether the addiction be to shopping, alcohol, or even food, these addictive objects can be used as tools to numb your sense of feeling. My experience indicates that people battling addictions tend to be highly sensitive by nature and thus, when overwhelmed, may seek ways to lessen this intensity of feeling through means outside of themselves. Our work together can focus on building healthier ways for you to manage and cope with strong emotions, lessen both your fear and/or avoidance of emotions, promote healing and trust building, and limit the influence of addiction on your life.

David Halper, MA, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

David Halper, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 55110 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

Do you control it, or does it control you? This is the question I ask when investigating addiction. I am a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT) Candidate. I have had special training in the treatment of sexual addiction, including addiction to pornography. The severity of some sexual addictions is better treated in a treatment program, but often it is something that you can gain control of in a setting such as ours. I can also serve as a resource after treatment. I do in-office and online counseling. You can self-register and self-schedule at mnonlinecounseling.com.

Christine Ruehling, LADC, QIDP
Addiction Counselor

Christine Ruehling, LADC, QIDP

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 55122 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

As a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor this is my Passion Area of Counseling. I work with clients to identify their “Future Vision” or what they want their life to look like 5 years down the line in their recovery. I have found over time that clients seem much more motivated to work on maintaining their recovery goals, when they have a clear vision of what they are working toward. I find it much more effective than focusing on the Consequences of Relapse Prevention. Clients are guided to develop their own customized recovery programs that they can invest in, because it is theirs. We examine addictive behavior patterns to identify potential problems areas to reduce reoccurrence.

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Jennifer Rives, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55409 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

I work with the families of those who are struggling with chemical dependence, including: spouses & partners, adult siblings, parents of teenagers and adults, adult children, as well as intergenerational family units, as well as couples who are struggling with the challenges of relationship and recovery. Addiction is called a family disease, because it affects the relationships of everyone in the family. If a person trying to recover, but their family isn’t working just as hard to change, chances are recovery won’t last. I work to provide education around addiction, relationships, and recovery, as well as teach new skills to deal with the anxiety that often accompanies them.

Lisa Wilke, PsyD, LP
Addiction Counselor

Lisa Wilke, PsyD, LP

Psychologist

In 55434 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

At Center for Mental Health and Wellness we provide counseling for individuals who have recovered from addiction and substance use issues. Often mental health issues may surface once substance use has ceased. Thus, individual therapy can be a helpful way to work on some of those underlying concerns. Working with a therapist after recovery from addiction can reduce the likelihood of relapse.

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Columbia Heights.

You have made the first step toward recovery but identifying that you may have a problem. We will work together to identify the issues you have that contribute to the need to "medicate" away your pain. In addition we will work on skills to prevent relapse. Each client is unique and your path to wellness will be unique based on your specific goals. We work with clients who are in 12-step programs and those who choose Harm Reduction models.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Addiction And Codependency in Columbia Heights, MN.

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

Columbia Heights is located in Anoka County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 3.38 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of Columbia Heights is 19,715 people with 7,918 households and a median annual income of $47,717. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Columbia Heights, MN

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