Addiction Therapists in Riverdale, NY.

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


Addiction Counselor

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP, and Ph.D.

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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.

Addiction Counselor

Melissa Pennica, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Riverdale

I specialize in working with teens, adults, couples, and families affected by substance abuse and dependence. Using a collaborative approach, we will work together to help you overcome your addiction. We will identify your triggers, develop coping skills to manage cravings, and establish a supportive environment where you can build the life you want. I am available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether counseling with me is right for you - to schedule, send an email to info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143.

Addiction Counselor

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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.

Addiction Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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.

Addiction Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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.

Addiction Counselor

Nassau Wellness Brooklyn, Couples, Teen & Family Therapy

Licensed Psychotherapists Specializing in Working with Couples, Teens, and Families

Within driving distance of Riverdale

Our approach to working with clients that struggle with substance abuse is one of Harm Reduction around current use. We believe that the focusing on healthy living, building support networks, and processing through issues that feed addiction help clients gain control over their lives and their substance use. We do not believe in reprimending my clients for failing to remain sober or working from an abstinence only model. If abstinence models have not worked for you, We am here to help in a new way. We are available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether counseling with us is right for you - to schedule, email info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143.

Addiction Counselor

Lance Stern, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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.

Addiction Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Riverdale

You will not be judged for your use, or made to feel any stronger than that which drove you to seek treatment.You have identified or been instructed to explore a behavior or behaviors that are interfering with your ability to maintain or achieve relationships and goals. Utilizing motivational interviewing lets explore the ambivalence you have toward making change, while additionally exploring the often deep feelings and experiences that inform your self image.

Addiction Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverdale

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.



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

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

Riverdale is located in New York County, New York.  The population of Riverdale is 95,190 people and a median annual income of $62,937. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Riverdale, NY

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Riverdale 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