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.


Addiction Counselor

Cathy Roberts, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of 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.

Addiction Counselor

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Hillside

You will not be judged for your use, or made to feel any stronger than that which drove you to seek treatment.You have identified or been instructed to explore a behavior or behaviors that are interfering with your ability to maintain or achieve relationships and goals. Utilizing motivational interviewing lets explore the ambivalence you have toward making change, while additionally exploring the often deep feelings and experiences that inform your self image.

Addiction Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

Within driving distance of 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.

Addiction Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of 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.

Addiction Counselor

Wendi Dumbroff, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Hillside

One area of "addictions" I work with is in the sexual arena. However, I view this from a lens of "out of control sexual behavior," rather than an addiction lens. I see this behavior as a symptom of something deeper in the person's history and what is happening in their life, and together, whether individually, or in the context of couples therapy (or both), we explore this. Understanding what is underneath the sexual behavior, is a step toward being able to manage it differently. Regarding substances, though I am not a specialist in this area, substance use issues emerge with clients who come for other things, so I am comfortable working in this arena, and will make referrals if needed.

Addiction Counselor

Lauren Muriello, LPC

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Hillside

Our offices are comfortable and welcoming, with soft couches and pleasant lighting. We want you to feel relaxed and at home here, so we’ve designed our space to be more like living rooms and less like offices. We specialize in: Substance Abuse Evaluations – individualized programs Urine Screenings on site Individual Customized Therapy Programs Family Sessions – an essential component for Teens Groups for Teens Ongoing Collaboration with your Health Care Providers

Addiction Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

Within driving distance of 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.

Addiction Counselor

Gaetano Salvadore, CHLC, CSPC

Certified Life Coach, Certified Sports Psychology Coach & Certified Hypnotist

Within driving distance of Hillside

Ericksonian hypnosis is considered to be one of the most effective forms of hypnotherapy today. Named after arguably the greatest psychotherapist in history, it is a very specific form of hypnosis and differs from other types of hypnosis in that it is rooted in the use of metaphor and storytelling, as opposed to only direct suggestion. As an Ericksonian hypnotist, I have successfully treated people in the following areas: smoking addiction, insomnia, trichotillomania (hair pulling) and weight loss. Hypnosis sessions typically last 2-3 hours long.

Addiction Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Hillside

Twelve-step programs are extraordinarily helpful. They help addicts to understand their addictive behaviors and to develop long-term coping strategies. For over twenty years, in conjunction with Twelve-step programs, I have helped addicts to understand and work through the deep emotional feelings they experience in the recovery process. I work with both gay and straight people. Please visit my website lhorowitz.com for more information.

Addiction Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of 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.

Addiction Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Hillside

Overall, I treat addiction much like I would treat any other crisis. I would do addiction assessment to make sure I'm the right person to treat you. I'd identify triggers, what makes you more likely to repeat the addictive behavior. I can work with substance use and sex addiction. My general belief is that addiction is a way that people avoid dealing with other people and their problems. It can be a learned behavior. In order to stop doing the offensive behavior, it is important to focus on what you do want to do. This is the process of recovery, and I will do my best to facilitate this.

Addiction Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of 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.

Addiction Counselor

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Hillside

There are all kinds of addictions, from substance abuse to internet pornography. In each case, the bottom line is that a person is dealing with feelings of depression, anger or anxiety in a destructive way. They drink, gamble or look at pornography whenever they feel stress, but do not face the feelings that are causing the stress and work through them. I encourage addicts to make use of 12-step programs in combination with psychotherapy. When they stop denying and commit themselves to both, they quickly make progress.



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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