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.


Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Addiction Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

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.

Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Cathy Roberts, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Barmak, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Michael Barmak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07016 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

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.

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10010 - Nearby to South Amboy.

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.

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.

Michael Fisher, PhD
Addiction Counselor

Michael Fisher, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to South Amboy.

I think of addiction as a behavior that is compulsively repeated despite negative consequenses wich can lead to damage to one's health, relationships, finances or legal status. In my years of experience working with substance abusers I've found that one size of treatment does not fit all. I know that I can't compell a person to do something he or she does not want to do. My primary focus is to help my client reduce any harm his or her behavior causes. This may mean stopping completely or cutting down to a level that feels comfortable. These are important decisions and they are always made in dialogue with me.



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.