Addiction Therapists in North Bergen, NJ.

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


Walter Masterson, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to North Bergen.

This is an area of treatment where I have seen many miracles. Successfully moving beyond substance dependence and abuse is not a matter of will power and character. Paradoxically, being strong willed and independent can work against recovery; addictions are very 'sticky' and five decades of research and experience confirms that attempting to keep them in check without help does not work. Twelve step programs (AA, NA, CA, etc) are the ‘gold standard’ of recovery, and are tried and true methods of achieving lasting abstinence. I possess a strong 12 Step program background, but know that not everybody can walk into a meeting and feel at home. Come for a consultation and see what is possible.

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Addiction Counselor

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 10022 - Nearby to North Bergen.

What is different about ART? Our mission is to improve the chances of staying away from illegal substances by identifying and applying successful coping skillsThe foundation of our success is a treatment approach that is rooted in professional excellence. ART thrives to empower youth and their families with the necessary skills to rebuild their lives and maintain it free of the conflict, violence, anger outburst, depression, and legal problems that addiction may cause a family to experience.

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC
Addiction Counselor

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to North Bergen.

The impact of addiction can be widespread, hurting families, colleagues and professional reputations that have taken years to build. At Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, we help motivated adults regain their health, restore their relationships and resume their livelihoods. Lifelong recovery is possible with commitment, discipline and help from experienced therapists. Addiction counseling helps replace self-destructive behaviors with positive thoughts, emotions and sensations so you can regain control and develop healthy, productive lives. Call us now to schedule a first appointment with one of our addiction therapists.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to North Bergen.

My approach to treating addictions (including substance abuse, sex, gambling, internet and food) is to assist people with understanding the underlying roots that drive their addictive behaviors. With a new perspective clients learn practical skills to identify relapse triggers and techniques that enable them to manage their addictions and lead healthy lives.

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI
Addiction Counselor

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI

Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to North Bergen.

Drugs, alcohol, sex, gambling, love, food, netflix etc. WORK! You would not use them to survive feelings that are otherwise unbearable, if they didn't. Unfortunately, there is simply never enough, or the consequences become dangerous and/or intolerable. Eventually the feelings of neglect, isolation, alienation, paranoia and loneliness return. Treatment for addiction will allow you to accept your feelings and your past so that you can regain control over your life and choices, heal relationships, and restore your sense of esteem, dignity and agency.

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
Addiction Counselor

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP

Psychotherapist

In 07020 - Nearby to North Bergen.

I am a licensed clinical social worker, licensed alcohol and drug counselor and have a sap credential. I have worked in a treatment facility, 27 years in a school district as a substance abuse coordinator and have also worked in a state prison. Through out all these years, I have worked with all populations and all addictions. There is not one approach. I tend to be eclectic. I am passionate about helping people and offer an environment that is supportive in implementing pathways to healing.

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

In 10001 - Nearby to North Bergen.

In my general practice, I employ many of the same approaches and strategies that treatment programs apply" I have worked with drug and alcohol addicts who are able to function at school and work. I have specialized in many different addictions for the last 27 years whether it be alcohol, sex, love, gambling, or pills. Part of being sober is learning new ways to cope with pain and loneliness. I find many addicts don't say sober without addressing their issues in therapy. Take the first step!

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10017 - Nearby to North Bergen.

Addiction can be a powerful driver of actions and thoughts that can disrupt your life and those of your loved ones. As a therapist that specializes in work with couples but also works with individuals, my goal is to help you understand the roots and triggers of your addiction so that I can give you the tools to adjust and modify your behavior. When you're ready to become the best possible version of yourself, let's talk.

Saranya Tracey, M.A. Clinical; Certified Jungian
Addiction Counselor

Saranya Tracey, M.A. Clinical; Certified Jungian

Saranya Tracey, MA, Clinical Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Ms. Tracey's approach to addiction to alcohol, drugs, sex, unhealthy or even abusive relationships, etc., is to first get clean through rehab or AA meetings. Ms. Tracey then treats the underlying cause of addictions which usually have to do with some kind of hidden belief that you are not good enough. Unearthing root causes that lead to behaviors where you come to depend of any number of addictions will help you to eliminate self-destructive dependencies that numb your feelings but also make you feel as though you are not really living. Often you are operating from a false self that you are unaware of. Ms. helps you to live in the true self where happiness abides.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC
Addiction Counselor

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC

Couples Counselor

In 10803 - Nearby to North Bergen.

I began my career working outpatient with alcoholics, addicts, and their families. Though I believe that the 12 steps offer a full and complete basis for recovery, I also acknowledge that the help of a professional can be beneficial as well, particularly in early recovery or at later stages when life gets very "real". In early recovery, the information can be overwhelming, and having a professional to help sort things out is super helpful. In later recovery, we often develop some unrealistic expectations that need to be right-sized.

Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Cathy Roberts, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Addiction Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to North Bergen.

Addictions are a very painful form of emotional and physical suffering that can lead people into having profound feelings of shame and guilt and an unyielding sense of inadequacy and failure. The individual may have tried innumerable times on their own to stop the compulsive and driven pressures occurring in their addictions only to find discouragement and feelings of failure when addictive behaviors relentlessly continue. One often finds that relationships and jobs may deteriorate or even be lost from the preoccupation with the addiction, and legal problems may occur. If you or a loved one finds they are suffering from an addiction, please seek addiction therapy.

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Addiction Counselor

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 07030 - Nearby to North Bergen.

If you are struggling with addiction, you know it is no simple feat to quit. Beyond the physical dependence that you may be fighting, there are all kinds of psychological factors that come into play. At the Lukin Center, we use cognitive behavioral therapy and emotionally focused therapy to target the many contextual factors that keep one dependent on a substance. We work to address cravings and triggers, ambivalence towards quitting, and other underlying emotional issues that may have led to drug use in the first place. You are not alone. If you want help quitting, our expert therapists can provide a supportive and accepting environment to take that first step.

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 North Bergen.

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.

So.i.Heard Music Therapy, MT-BC
Addiction Counselor

So.i.Heard Music Therapy, MT-BC

Music Therapist

In 07041 - Nearby to North Bergen.

Our credentialed music therapists tailor sessions to each individual, utilizing personalized music exercises and interventions to address each person's unique symptoms of addiction. Our music therapists work with each client using musical elements like songwriting, processing, and guided imagery to help clients find their own voice and learn new coping skills to help manage addiction of any kind and severity.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 10001 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

Sherry Schwartz, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Sherry Schwartz, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

In 07110 - Nearby to North Bergen.

You no longer have to battle your addiction alone. Our practice specializes in addiction counseling. We have tools and resources and training to assist you. The opposite of addiction is connection. We will help connect you to resources that can help. We have backgrounds in helping people with the following addictions: sex addiction, pornography addiction, internet addiction, and alcohol addiction. Don't wait, contact us today!

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 08830 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10011 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist
Addiction Counselor

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11361 - Nearby to North Bergen.

You or a family member or loved one are suffering with addiction. When one person suffers, those who care about that person also suffer. It is rare to find treatment that is caring but also sets limits, and that does not assume an individual needs to "hit bottom", which can be dangerous. Instead, the individual needs to be challenged while being loved. This takes many forms, depending on the individual and the situation. With a lifetime of meditation and training in Eastern awareness, as well as years as a psychotherapist, I have helped bring individuals back from the brink of self-destruction. With connection, the dangers of addiction recede. Find connection and come back to a true life.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Addiction Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

David Mark, MS, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

David Mark, MS, LCSW

School Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Certified Gottman Therapist

In 11434 - Nearby to North Bergen.

I truly enjoy working with individuals struggling with addictions. Slowing down and moving the client into a different place and space is an area that I have had positive experiences with in my practice. Individually or in couples counseling or even at an Art and Science of Love Workshop has been a particular interest and area where I have succeeded as a therapist.

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD
Addiction Counselor

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD

Psychotherapist

In 07481 - Nearby to North Bergen.

Cyber and video game addictions or abuse are a relative recent phenomena. This is a issue that effects youth and adults. It can cause loss of sleep, social isolation and result in neglecting basic and important responsibilities. Through psychotherapy we will explore the need for the escape, what is the secondary gain, as well as working on tools to help change the behaviors that have become routine and habit.



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

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

North Bergen is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 5.13 square miles and a water area of 0.43 square miles.  The population of North Bergen is 62,993 people with 21,676 households and a median annual income of $55,222. .


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Therapy in North Bergen 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 North Bergen 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 North Bergen public health department.