Addiction Therapists in Union Beach, NJ.

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


Addiction Counselor

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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.

Addiction Counselor

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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.

Addiction Counselor

Wendi Dumbroff, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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

Saranya Tracey, M.A., psychotherapist,

Saranya M. Tracey, MA, Clinical Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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.

Addiction Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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

Jeff Robinson, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Union Beach

While I am not a CASAC, I have worked with numerous men and women as they address their struggles with alcohol, drugs, sex, etc. Support is such a powerful part of coming to grips with any addiction. You need to feel that you are not alone. In addition to a therapy environment, I do believe it is important to engage in a group dedicated to the particular challenge at hand. So important to not feel that you are in this alone.

Addiction Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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.

Addiction Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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.

Addiction Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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

Gaetano Salvadore, CHLC, CSPC

Certified Life Coach, Certified Sports Psychology Coach & Certified Hypnotist

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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

Michael Barmak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Union Beach

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.



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

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

Union Beach is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 1.78 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of Union Beach is 5,595 people with 2,009 households and a median annual income of $66,662. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Union Beach, NJ

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Union Beach 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