Addiction Therapists in Weehawken, NJ.

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


New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Weehawken.

Addiction can be scary. It can make us feel out of control. It can threaten our relationships and interfere with our work. When it does, we can become anxious, ashamed, angry, and guilt ridden. Feeling this way can make addictive behaviors even more likely-- an endless cycle. There are effective treatments to help you break this cycle. Please call us and let us help you learn more about how you can take control of your addiction, change these negative feelings, and regain your life. Guilt, anxiety, anger, and addiction don't have to be a part of your life any longer. Let us know if we can help you begin to lead the life you want.

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 07030 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

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

So.i.Heard Music Therapy, MM, MT-BC, NMT

Neurologic Music Therapist

In 07041 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist
Addiction Counselor

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

In 11516 - Nearby to Weehawken.

I have extensive training and experience working in drug treatment outpatient programs. Addictions are a complex concept. However, there is treatment, when you are willing to commit to the healing and journey that lies ahead of you. If you feel that life has gotten too tough to deal with, and/or that your addiction is taking away your quality life and possibly jeopardizing valuable relationships and/or job opportunities, I invite you to gently begin taking a look at some things a bit deeper. Together, we can explore the reality of the struggle, and in a supportive fashion look at the tools and steps to help get you to the next best place internally, empowering you to make better choices.

Wendi Dumbroff, MA, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Wendi Dumbroff, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07936 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Addiction Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Addiction Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI
Addiction Counselor

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI

Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC
Addiction Counselor

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC

Marriage Therapist

In 10803 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Michelle Ilyayev, LMHC
Addiction Counselor

Michelle Ilyayev, LMHC

Psychotherapist

In 11367 - Nearby to Weehawken.

I provide substance abuse and chemical dependency counseling services to those affected by alcoholism and other addictions. My approach involves treatment of individuals who desire dual, coordinated treatment for Addiction and Mental Health Issues, or who have experienced failure in prior treatment modalities, and in coordinating addiction counseling with treatment of underlying mental disorders or life challenges, such as co-dependency, depression, trauma, childhood issues, abuse or anxiety.

Sherry Schwartz, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Sherry Schwartz, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

In 07110 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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!

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD
Addiction Counselor

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD

Psychotherapist

In 07481 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LAC, LCADCs, and Ph.D.

In 07666 - Nearby to Weehawken.

The purpose of Addiction Counseling is to help the client identify for him or herself if there is an addiction present. If this is the case, a variety of cognitive behavioral techniques are utilized as well as mindfulness exercises to help with focusing and how to cope with difficult emotions in healthy ways to become abstinent. In addition, there is a focus on stengths, and what the client has done in the past to abstain from using the substance of choice. Thus, the client can try and implement at least some of these techniques again and stay away from triggers and past negative behaviors that led to relapse. There is also focus on self-esteem building and how to prevent relapse in the future once the client is abstinent.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy
Addiction Counselor

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

In 11530 - Nearby to Weehawken.

For those struggling with addiction, every day can feel like an uphill battle. Substance use can impact every area of your life, including relationships, family life, work, and finances. Things can begin to feel out of control and hopeless. We work with teens, adults, couples, and families to help them regain control, learn coping skills, manage triggers, and help rebuild relationships. We are available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether substance abuse counseling with us is right for you - to schedule, send an email to info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143.

Sara Maurer, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Sara Maurer, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Diabetes Health Coach

In 10016 - Nearby to Weehawken.

It is both a challenging a empowering road when it comes to recovery from addiction. It takes commitment and willingness to start moving toward healthy change. When you are ready for that step, I am here to support you on a healing journey. Therapy will uncover self-destructive beliefs or habits (addictions/ patterns) that prevent you from feeling a sense of freedom and purpose. I also work with family members of those struggling with addiction. When addiction is present in a family, it has a profound impact on the entire family system. I aim to help individuals understand the addiction cycle and implement a recovery process that works best for you.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Addiction Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

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 Weehawken.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 10001 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Saranya Tracey, M.A. Clinical
Addiction Counselor

Saranya Tracey, M.A. Clinical

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.

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 08830 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Addiction Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.

David Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist
Addiction Counselor

David Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11361 - Nearby to Weehawken.

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.



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

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

Weehawken is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 0.78 square miles and a water area of 0.69 square miles.  The population of Weehawken is 14,040 people with 5,718 households and a median annual income of $75,388. .


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