Addiction Therapists in Bluewater, ON.

Counselling for addiction and codependency in Bluewater, ON. Help for alcohol and substance abuse, pornography, sex and internet addiction, gambling, and compulsive spending.


Lynda Martens, MSc. RP, RMFT
Addiction Counsellor

Lynda Martens, MSc. RP, RMFT

Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Marriage and family Therapist

In N6C 2H9 - Nearby to Bluewater.

While I'm not an addiction specialist, I do have training in this area, and I can work with you to reduce or stop your use of addictive substances. We will work together to find the deep drives that feed the addiction. For example, is your addiction helping you feel less alone, less worthless, less powerless, or is it numbing some specific pain. We would look at how the addiction is affecting your life and how to use the supports around you to change your habits.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Peter Dikih, H.B.Sc., M.Ed., R.P.
Addiction Counsellor

Peter Dikih, H.B.Sc., M.Ed., R.P.

Counsellor and Registered Psychotherapist

In N6A 1A8 - Nearby to Bluewater.

I have been helping individuals overcome their addictions since 1996. I have helped individuals who were addicted to drugs, alcohol, gambling and pornography. Given my experience working with addictions, I am able to determine if my counseling can be sufficient and or when other interventions would be more appropriate. If it is determined that outpatient or residential treatment is required, I have provided the support and assistance to individuals in preparing for and applying to appropriate treatment centres.

David Holan, MA
Addiction Counselor

David Holan, MA

Counsellor & Life Coach

Available for Online Therapy

Addictions are a form of self-medication or self-soothing. When we are stressed or upset about something, we just want to 'feel good.' Addictions are the result of relying for too long on some substance or behavior that 'feels good' - and then turns into a pattern of behavior, or an addiction. The process of therapy for addictions, whether substances, internet porn or other problem behavior that has become an addiction, involves becoming aware of of the 'dis-ease' that resulted in the development of the addiction, and addressing that through your counseling.

Jack Ferrari, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Addiction Counsellor

Jack Ferrari, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Psychologist

In N6A 2C2 - Nearby to Bluewater.

Addiction often begins as a response to stresses or losses in life, but can rapidly assume a life of its own. The primary task is usually to enhance and support abstinence, although it is not helpful if this turns into a power struggle, or an opportunity for self-deception. But with abstinence as a guiding principle, it is then useful to guide toward alternate activities and social interaction (using support groups and other forms of naturally occurring help) as well as dealing with any emotional triggers of the addictive behaviour, or sequelae of the attempts to abstain. It is usually important to find out about the social/familial context, and any losses or bad feelings that occur there.

Bonnie Adams, M.A., RP, CCC
Addiction Counsellor

Bonnie Adams, M.A., RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist

In N4X 1A6 - Nearby to Bluewater.

There are many excellent addiction centres and counselling groups that address addiction. I offer my clients a personalize approach to addiction based on the Theory of Change. If you are ready to address your addiction it is a good time to come for counselling. In my practise I have found that some people have made multiple attempts at overcoming their addiction. But those who keep trying have often found success. Combining counselling and a support system can give clients a hopeful foundation upon which they can overcome their addiction. Counselling also helps to identify if there are past experiences that have contributed to the abuse of a substance.

Patricia Berendsen, RMFT, RSW, RP, SEP
Addiction Counsellor

Patricia Berendsen, RMFT, RSW, RP, SEP

Psychotherapist, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist

In N6K 4L4 - Nearby to Bluewater.

Addictions can help us get through some challenges and maybe even have saved our life. Then there comes a time when addictions seem to get in the way and cause more trouble and more problems. Therapy can help to find different ways of coping. Learning other ways of handing stress and conflict helps quiet the compulsions. Counselling will help you take charge of your life.

Nancy Martin, B. A. (Honours), B.Ed, M.S.W, RSW
Addiction Counsellor

Nancy Martin, B. A. (Honours), B.Ed, M.S.W, RSW

Registered Social Worker

In N6B 2C8 - Nearby to Bluewater.

Although not an addictions specialist, Nancy does have a solid working knowledge of various types of addictions. She can assist you to access resources such as AA, NA and other community groups, as well as specialized addictions counselling. She works from a harm reduction perspective, and helps the client take steps from pre-contemplation to making the decisions to get help to change. She also works with the underlying contributing factors to some addictions, these often including history of trauma and abuse.


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Bluewater is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 417.00 square kilometers.  The population of Bluewater is 7,136 people with 3,027 households . The population ranking for Bluewater is #552 nationally and #190 for the province of Ontario with a density of 17.10 people per sq km. Bluewater therapists serve postal code: N0M.