Addiction Therapists in Pearl River, NY.

Counseling for addiction and codependency in Pearl River, NY. Help for alcohol and substance abuse, pornography, sex and internet addiction, gambling, and compulsive spending.


Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Pearl River.

I have successfully helped clients with a variety of addictions including eating disorders, substance abuse, compulsive shopping, compulsive exercise, gambling addiction, and sex addiction. I often work in conjunction with 12-step programs or other support groups, as guided by the needs and preferences of the client. In addition to helping clients stop the addiction that is hurting them at the moment, I help you to understand the origin of your addiction so that you can attain a more permanent recovery. By helping to you see the psychological motivations, you are empowered to work your program more effectively. Instead of transferring from one addiction to another, you develop strategies to

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Cathy Roberts, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD
Addiction Counselor

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD

Psychotherapist

In 07458 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Addiction Counselor

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Sara Maurer, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Sara Maurer, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Diabetes Health Coach

In 10016 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Laura OKeefe, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Laura OKeefe, LCSW

Psychotherapist / Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10536 - Nearby to Pearl River.

When a person is struggling with addiction, misusing alcohol or substances, they are not well mentally, physically, or spiritually. A person does not have to drink (or use) every day to have a problem. To begin recovery, one must first admit there is a problem, and then be willing to make changes and accept help. People CAN and do recover and improve their lives if recovery is made their number one priority....when it comes to sobriety, "half measures avail (us) nothing" - or at least not enough to fully recover. My addiction treatment approach is Integrative: this means that along w/ individual therapy, we integrate other therapeutic healing modalities and supports for an optimal outcome.

Emily Davenport, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT
Addiction Counselor

Emily Davenport, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT

Licensed Art Therapist

In 10017 - Nearby to Pearl River.

We treat with adults with substance abuse histories, anxiety, depression, medical illness and the LGBTQ community. If you're having problems with alcohol or other drugs and want confidential treatment, we can help. We offer individually-tailored treatment for adults struggling with or recovery from substance use. Together we can create a breakthrough, as possibilities are endless for the empowered individual. We will look at your thoughts, core beliefs, and how you view the world.

David Alexander, Psychoanalyst, Gestalt Therapist
Addiction Counselor

David Alexander, Psychoanalyst, Gestalt Therapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11361 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10605 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Addiction Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Addiction Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC
Addiction Counselor

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

John Gerson, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10536 - Nearby to Pearl River.

I began my career in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction, and believe that addictions primarily express difficulties people have in tolerating strong emotions. This is a fundamental issue, and the use of substances often masks it and instead becomes the primary focus of living. I will help you to explore how your "love affair" with your substance of choice brings you anxiety relief in the short term and defeats your interest and ability to grow and develop in the long term. We will also discuss the value of 12 step programs.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Addiction Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

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 07446 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

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 Pearl River.

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.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Pearl River.

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.

Salvador Reyes, MA. LCADC, LAC
Addiction Counselor

Salvador Reyes, MA. LCADC, LAC

Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Licensed Associate Counselor

In 07657 - Nearby to Pearl River.

We at the North Jersey Wellness Center deal with various types of addiction. We are here to help our community navigate the stress and pain that their addiction brings. We treat adolescent, adults, and geriatric clients. We also were trained by the Council On Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey and offer funding opportunities through the grant they provide. This give us a unique ability to provide free gambling addiction treatment to client and their family member effected by their addiction. We are here to help you in a safe and nonjudgmental environment.

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 Pearl River.

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.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Pearl River.

An excellent way to understand addiction is that it is a problem of self-regulation. This might be a problem of self-discipline, resilience, self-soothing, attention, etc. Many folks use drugs of choice to provide functions they feel helpless to do for themselves. The therapeutic alliance becomes the provider of regulatory capacities not internalized early in life. A safe and secure attachment permits the patient to cultivate a healthy dependency on the therapist without re-living the fears of judgments and abandonments that interfered with them depending on caregivers who may or may not have been able to model and instruct what was needed.

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC
Addiction Counselor

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor

In 10598 - Nearby to Pearl River.

Having worked in the addiction counseling and psychotherapy field has allowed me to become a certified alcohol and addiction counselor (CASAC) where I offer treatment for substance abuse understanding individuals who suffer from addiction and their families who also might be suffering. I have helped many clients find treatment help whether its in Westchester or Putnam County partnering with substance abuse rehabs and other treatment providers. Often the client likes to talk about their struggles or a family member might call for an intervention. Call to discuss your needs.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Addiction And Codependency in Pearl River, NY.

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

Pearl River is located in Rockland County, New York. It has a land area of 6.79 square miles and a water area of 0.40 square miles.  The population of Pearl River is 15,901 people with 5,756 households and a median annual income of $96,233. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Pearl River, NY

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Pearl River is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Pearl River public health department.