Addiction Therapists in Hillside, NJ.

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


Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Cathy Roberts, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to Hillside.

As a recovering person myself, I have a firsthand knowledge of the power of addiction and the joys of sobriety. I enjoy working with other people who have the courage to face their addiction, understand what is driving it and who are willing to commit to living a sober life. Living sober is a challenging task, and is best accomplished through education, exploration of triggers and alternative coping strategies, and the support of others who encourage your recovery.

Joan Warren,  LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Hillside.

While my specialty is not in addiction treatment, turning toward substances or habits that create distance or provide exits from relationships is a behavior that I treat in individual, couple and family therapy. We will explore the underlying reasons, the positives and negatives of addictive behavior and our work will help you gain control and make choices that will repair connection to others.

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Addiction Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Hillside.

Sometimes consuming drugs, food, alcohol, sex, among other things soothe anxiety or satisfy emotional hunger. However, when the roots of the anxiety and emptiness are not addressed, consumption and use have a fleeting effect, leaving you at a loss and in need of consuming or using more, and the cycle continues. As a therapist, I will help you look at the roots of your addiction: together we will do the hard work of searching underneath layers of denial and understand the wounds and pain that lie at the core of your addition. There is no magical wand that would make addictions disappears, but there is caring understanding that will help you find new ways of dealing with wounds and pain.

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10010 - Nearby to Hillside.

Are you concerned that your use of alcohol, recreational drugs, porn, sex, shopping or other activities may be interfering with your happiness, effectiveness at work or contentedness in relationships? Maybe your habits do not seem all that out of the ordinary, but you have some questions. I can help you get a clear sense of the impact your habits are having on you, and to help you make some decisions about whether making changes could be helpful for you.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to Hillside.

I have 20 years working with adolescents and adults in substance abuse. I also work with people with opiate addiction and buprenorphine treatment. I do substance abuse evaluations with recommendations if requested.I can also manage outpatient and inpatient treatment if needed. I have an extensive background in substance abuse treatment, family therapy, and working with adult children of alcoholics and substance abusers.

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 08830 - Nearby to Hillside.

Addiction can be a powerful force if address and channelled in an effective way. The energy and emotion associated with a particular addition can also be a torment for those who struggle with management their desires, habits, and compulsions. I work to break the bonds associated with addiction in a person's life, and give them the best possible chance for recovery and a more self-determined path forward.

Michael Barmak, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Michael Barmak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07016 - Nearby to Hillside.

I help my clients become aware of how they protect against their feelings. These are called addictions We can use anything as an addiction if our intention is to avoid our feelings or to use something to make us feel worthy. I can help you manage the loneliness, helplessness and heartbreak that you may be avoiding with your addictions. Once you know you can handle your feelings then you no longer have to protect against them and can let go of your addiction.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Addiction Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Hillside.

You went after work to hang out with friends. You had some drinks or you got high. Everything was fine in the beginning until you noticed that just stopping was no longer easy. I believe that people can reduce or completely stop. The choice is yours to make. There are consequences to working me; you may decide you don't need to be high or drunk to enjoy yourself.

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT
Addiction Counselor

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07045 - Nearby to Hillside.

Do you or someone you know have an addiction of any kind? Does the compulsive or obsessive (OCD) addiction interfere with your family life, relationships or work? Does your constant addictive need cause you stress? Using a warm supportive and therapeutice relationship, we will help you explore ways to identify and pursue realistic and satisfying solutions to help you cope with life more satisfactorily.

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Addiction Counselor

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to Hillside.

What do you do if 12-step based treatment and AA or NA aren’t a good fit for you? You may want to explore cutting back on your drinking. You may not be ready to stop using marijuana but need support to look at how using is impacting your life. You may know you need to stop, and are abstinent, but need help to develop a long-term recovery plan with alternatives to AA or NA. A good life without drugs or alcohol is possible with or without 12-step meeting attendance.

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP
Addiction Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

In 10003 - Nearby to Hillside.

I have come to know addictions are initially attempts at self-medication for a troubled soul. Initially, the addictive activity relieves the pain when there didn’t seem to be another option or resource. This pain relief becomes an addiction when a person develops an inner compulsion (unnoticed at first), which begins to negatively impact other areas of life. By this point, an insidious denial creeps in to protect the addiction and the chaos, both inner and outer, now runs your life. For the addiction recovery, one shoe does not fit all. Our focus in working together is to relieve present suffering and pave the way for the most graceful movement possible toward abstinence or harm reduction.

Philip Kolba, MA
Addiction Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 10013 - Nearby to Hillside.

Addiction is a mental health condition and I treat addiction by a multi-pronged process predominately from a Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) model. I help my clients understand the reasons they use a substance or engage in an addictive behavior, teach them skills regulate their emotions and tolerance distress that might otherwise lead them to engage in their addiction, and address any underlying issues that contribute to their addiction. I also help clients with with concerns about their substance use or compulsive behavior to avoid developing addictions.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Hillside.

An excellent way to understand addiction is that it is a problem of self-regulation. This might be a problem of self-discipline, resilience, self-soothing, attention, etc. Many folks use drugs of choice to provide functions they feel helpless to do for themselves. The therapeutic alliance becomes the provider of regulatory capacities not internalized early in life. A safe and secure attachment permits the patient to cultivate a healthy dependency on the therapist without re-living the fears of judgments and abandonments that interfered with them depending on caregivers who may or may not have been able to model and instruct what was needed.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Addiction And Codependency in Hillside, NJ.

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

Hillside is located in Union County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 2.76 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Hillside is 21,984 people with 7,242 households and a median annual income of $59,939. .


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Therapy in Hillside 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 Hillside 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 Hillside public health department.