Addiction Therapists in South Amboy, NJ.

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


Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10003 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP
Addiction Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

In 10003 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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 South Amboy.

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.

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

In 10016 - Nearby to South Amboy.

The present focus of my practice is not on addictions, although that is part of my training and previous emphases (including dual diagnoses) and I maintain currency as a licensed clinical addictions counselor. If you are seeking individual treatment for addictions (especially if connected to other issues), I would welcome talking about this with you to help determine if I would be the right person for you to work with. My general approach is from a systems approach combined with pastoral counseling. Assistance can also be offered for those who are seeking to deepen the spiritual dimension of their recovery. I look forward to your journey to wholeness and peace.

Saranya Tracey, M.A., psychotherapist,
Addiction Counselor

Saranya Tracey, M.A., psychotherapist,

Saranya M. Tracey, MA, Clinical Psychotherapist

In 07719 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

Gaetano Salvadore, CHLC, CSPC
Addiction Counselor

Gaetano Salvadore, CHLC, CSPC

Certified Life Coach, Certified Sports Psychology Coach & Certified Hypnotist

In 10018 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Addiction Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 11215 - Nearby to South Amboy.

If you're finding yourself addicted to substances like alcohol or drugs; online porn; gambling, or work, I can help. There are several effective approaches to addiction: The 12 Step, A.A. style, abstinence approach, as well as Harm Reduction and others. If you're reading this, you may suspect you have a problem. That's the first step. To take the next step, call me.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

Marion Rollings, PhD
Addiction Counselor

Marion Rollings, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

In 08844 - Nearby to South Amboy.

Using a Harm Reduction approach to treatment of addictions has proven to be an effective model for intervention with a wide range of substance and behavioral addictions. A Harm Reduction approach helps the addict formulate goals and structures behaviors around their attainment. Goals are set by the individual and treatment is supportive, collaborative, and goal-oriented.

Jean Eljay, MS, PhD, CNLP, CH, CI, AdvHC
Addiction Counselor

Jean Eljay, MS, PhD, CNLP, CH, CI, AdvHC

Certified Advanced Hypnotist and NeuraLinguistic Programmer

In 07728 - Nearby to South Amboy.

Are you struggling with substance abuse/dependence? Do you find yourself in dangerous situations? Do you have substance-related problems with your family, courts, work, school and relationships? Spending more time searching than on your life? Is the pleasure gone for you and all that remains is facing the problems of withdrawal? Step forward - reverse negative and unhealthy addictions. Change behaviors and beliefs that push continued addiction. Free yourself and enjoy your friends, family and your life. For a free consult, contact Dr. Jean Eljay.

Stefanie Robison, MA, LMHC
Addiction Counselor

Stefanie Robison, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10003 - Nearby to South Amboy.

When working with someone who is struggling with addiction it is of utmost importance to establish a trusting and honest relationship in which the client feels fully supported. I help the client see what led him/her to use the substance and what the substance is able to assist them in coping with emotionally. Once we establish the reason, I work with the client to teach them other healthy coping skills to use in order to no longer feel indebted to the substance.



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

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

South Amboy is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 1.53 square miles and a water area of 1.14 square miles.  The population of South Amboy is 8,846 people with 3,775 households and a median annual income of $64,293. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for South Amboy, NJ

Generally Affordable

Therapists in South Amboy are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local South Amboy public health department.