Addiction Therapists in Pickering, ON.

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


Steven Shragie Gestetner, MACP, IFS, EFT
Addiction Counsellor

Steven Shragie Gestetner, MACP, IFS, EFT

RP-q

In M3H 3H7 - Nearby to Pickering.

"Not why the addiction? But why the pain!" -Gabor Mate Of course you use, everyone would do anything to block out pain even though we recognize that we are hurting our self further. I get that, and I get that you need support and a safe place to work on your plan for recovery. My life has been impacted by addiction. I provide that place to heal and overcome. I have completed a one year post Master's certificate in addiction and mental health at Durham College and worked in a residential treatment center. I know hat you are dealing with-You don't have to do it alone.

Robert T. Muller, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Addiction Counsellor

Robert T. Muller, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Clinical Psychologist

In M4Y 1E1 - Nearby to Pickering.

Approaches to addressing addictions really vary from one treatment setting to another. My approach focuses on helping people manage their addictions. Not everyone chooses abstinence, and not everyone needs to. In fact, for many problem drinkers learning to become a controlled drinker can offer a more sustainable way of living. I tend to work with people to help them manage their addictions in a way that is sustainable, and in a way that works for their personal situation.

Jaime Saibil, M.A.
Addiction Counsellor

Jaime Saibil, M.A.

Registered Psychotherapist & Cognitive behavioural therapist

In M4N 3N1 - Nearby to Pickering.

My approach to addiction utilizes a variety of methods including psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy, and emotion-based therapy. In working with addiction, individuals may struggle in different ways, and as a result, the solution needs to be person-specific. My approach includes a root-cause analysis that explores the underpinnings of the addiction towards a sustainable solution for treatment.

Anna Marson, M.A., RP, CCC, Heartfulness Psychotherapy
Addiction Counsellor

Anna Marson, M.A., RP, CCC, Heartfulness Psychotherapy

Psychotherapist

In M4C 1T3 - Nearby to Pickering.

I have had extensive experience working in front-line settings such as Vancouver’s Downtown East Side in the addictions field and have become highly familiar working with both abstinence-based and harm-reduction approaches to addiction and concurrent mental health concerns. It’s important to me that my approach is client-centred, meaning that I work from the individual client’s goals and degree of readiness. My therapeutic approach integrates mindfulness, CBT, the Stages of Change Model, and trauma counselling. I also help clients explore the underlying factors contributing to the addictive behaviours and teach alternative coping strategies in order to promote lasting change.

Vicki Nishihama, R.P.
Addiction Counsellor

Vicki Nishihama, R.P.

Registered Psychotherapist

In L3Y 6M7 - Nearby to Pickering.

I like to encourage people to develop a "Healthy Circle of Care". My approach utilizes various community services and support. We will begin with harm reduction; explore your addiction cycle; work on increasing your awareness; develop a plan to make healthier choices and explore your resistance to change. If your ready for meaningful change, give me a call.

Phyllis Ng, MA, RP, CCC
Addiction Counsellor

Phyllis Ng, MA, RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist

In L3R 9S6 - Nearby to Pickering.

Is your substance/gambling/internet/game addiction get in your way to perform your best in school/work, maintain good life style, and sustain healthy relationships? Addictions counselling will help you aware the roots of the problem in order to learn coping strategies to redevelop a balanced life style. You will also regain the control of your life so that you can achieve your life goals according to your new priorities.

Brian Stather,  MRE BEd, RP, CSFT, MFT
Addiction Counsellor

Brian Stather, MRE BEd, RP, CSFT, MFT

Registered Psychotherapist

In M1H 1B2 - Nearby to Pickering.

With the fast pace and challenges of life, you do not have to face them alone. Sometimes you need a helping hand and a friendly ear to talk to. It's my passion to help people. I offer counselling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families. I work with clients to improve their resiliency, and uncover their strengths using a client centered approach and different modalities to meet needs .

Anne Marie Shewfelt, MDiv, RP, RMFT, CCFT
Addiction Counsellor

Anne Marie Shewfelt, MDiv, RP, RMFT, CCFT

Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Couple and Family Therapist

In M6S 1N6 - Nearby to Pickering.

Research indicates there can be both a biological and emotional element to addictions. Addictions can flow through families and can go hand in hand with ADHD as a result of genetic based nutritional deficiencies. An addiction can therefore represent a self-medicating boost in the stimulation of dopamine and other neurotransmitters, creating a desire for more. As research into addictions continues understanding has also grown around the role of relationships in addictions. While unsatisfying relationships and negative emotional dances can be at the root of addiction, healing connected relationships and resolving negative emotional patterns can also facilitate choices which stop the addiction.

John Schurmann, B.A. Psych, B.S.W. (Hon), M.S.W.
Addiction Counsellor

John Schurmann, B.A. Psych, B.S.W. (Hon), M.S.W.

Social Worker, Psychotherapist, ADD Specialist, Life Coach

In L3P 7S7 - Nearby to Pickering.

Addiction is extremely complicated, painful and overpowering. You're a great person! One who wishes to have a 'normal life'. But it's not happen. You're trapped, unable to break the chains. You have tried your very best to break the chains, but they are too strong, too big. This is where I come in. Allow me to help you. The 2 of us have a greater chance to break the chains than you have by youself. I have seen many people secure themselves from various types of addiction(s). Call me. I will coach you to freedom.

Kirsty Matthews, MA
Addiction Counsellor

Kirsty Matthews, MA

Therapist

In M4J 1P4 - Nearby to Pickering.

It has been said that underlying addiction there is always some kind of trauma. Whether you are self medicating or to simply trying to escape from something, I can help you to explore what is fuelling your addiction. It has also been said that they way to recover from your is to find something in your life that is bigger than it. Finding meaning and purpose in life is probably one of the most difficult things to do, but together I will help you to search for that thing in your life that will be bigger than your addiction, so that you may overcome it.

Mitra Gholamain, Ph.D. C. Psych
Addiction Counsellor

Mitra Gholamain, Ph.D. C. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In M4T 1X3 - Nearby to Pickering.

Many research studies have confirmed that addictive behaviors are usually caused by underlying feelings of anxiety. In other words, if you have developed an addictive behavior (i. gambling, substance dependency, etc), there is great likelihood that you experience excess feelings of worry and anxiety. Psychotherapy can specifically offer you strategies to manage the addictive behavior while helping reduce the feelings of anxiety that fuel and perpetuate the addictive behavior. Typically therapeutic modalities that help anxiety management (Mindfulness stress reduction, EMDR) have promising effects on treating various types of addiction.

Kathleen Sutcliffe, BA, MDiv, RMFT, RP
Addiction Counsellor

Kathleen Sutcliffe, BA, MDiv, RMFT, RP

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist

In L4G 0L5 - Nearby to Pickering.

While I do not work with people struggling with addictions, I provide support and guidance for members of their families. Often as the spouse, parent or sibling of someone struggling with drug or alcohol addiction we find our own lives spinning out of control. We find ourselves enabling and rescuing - hating that we do and yet not knowing how else to respond to the chaos. Counselling can help to reestablish a sense of stability and clarity about next steps. A counselling session for individuals, parents or all family members can provide perspective, guidance and skills to help family members make choices and take actions that are helpful for themselves and often for the one in addiction.

Christina Simonetti, MA, RP
Addiction Counsellor

Christina Simonetti, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

In L4K 0G7 - Nearby to Pickering.

I have years of experience working with those suffering from addictions. Addictions can be very challenging to overcome and relapse can be common. Learning to identify the underlying patterns and reasons why one may be experiencing this can help to transform the individual and stop the pattern. I approach each person as an individual--unique and whole, deserving to be treated as more than just a condition.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Addiction Counsellor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In M5J 2T3 - Nearby to Pickering.

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.

Angela Colangelo, MA, RP
Addiction Counsellor

Angela Colangelo, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

In L6E 1A3 - Nearby to Pickering.

I work with couples dealing with addiction in order utilize one of the most important allies in an addict's support system, their spouse. This is possible only if there is adequate safety within the coupe and if the person with the addiction is willing to get individual support for the personal work required. I help the couple talk about their feelings and what they need, to understand each other and how to best support each other. If there are unhealthy dynamics in the couple, I help identify what these are and to make the changes necessary for healthier interaction and a stronger emotional connection.

Deborah MacDonald, RP, RPC,MPCC, ATC
Addiction Counsellor

Deborah MacDonald, RP, RPC,MPCC, ATC

Registered Psycotherapist, Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling

In L1N 2R4 - Nearby to Pickering.

When we are battling addiction we are out of control and unable to create the life that we truly want to live. We each have very unique and personal reasons that have led us into an addictive lifestyle. But know that there is a way to move through the addictive cycle and gain control of what is important and desirable. Deborah will work along side you to help you through this journey. Choose a different journey today...

Liane Odze-Silver, MA, RP
Addiction Counsellor

Liane Odze-Silver, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

In M6C 3H1 - Nearby to Pickering.

Clients benefit by learning to identify and manage triggers for use, by finding new strategies for dealing with cravings, urges, thoughts, feelings, people, places, and things. Underlying reasons for use can be explored so that clients can better understand the dynamics of their use. Stabilization is achieved by working on goals for use and on maintaining these goals. Slips and relapses are treated as opportunities to learn and grow. A Harm Reduction model is used. Client and therapist work together in this caring non-judgmental space to identify the stage of change and to increase motivation for a healthy life. Clients benefit from learning how to reach out to others for support.

Hanit Isakovan, M.A., R.P., OAMHP
Addiction Counsellor

Hanit Isakovan, M.A., R.P., OAMHP

Registered Psychotherapist

In L4S 1A2 - Nearby to Pickering.

Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques for addictions are used in the form of reinforcement and conditioning as learning processes in the development of addictive behaviours. There are various skills that clients learn to identify and change problem behaviours to reduce or abstain from drug use. This entails monitoring early warning signs for drug or alcohol cravings, identifying high-risk environments and situations associated with substance use, exploring negative consequences of continued substance use, and developing effective strategies for coping with temptations to use and avoiding triggering high-risk environments.

Lesli Musicar, M.Ed., Counselling Psychology
Addiction Counsellor

Lesli Musicar, M.Ed., Counselling Psychology

Registered Psychotherapist

In M4K 1N8 - Nearby to Pickering.

Using substances or activities in an obsessive and/or compulsive manner is a way of trying to escape ourselves. We do these things for good reason, but we don't always know why. This is where I come in. I will help you to find alternative ways of calming and nurturing yourself. And then I will help you to face the demons you are running from. With my support, you will learn to be a good parent to yourself. As you repair your relationship with yourself, your relationships with others will grow. You will no longer feel banished to a lonely world of one. And you will once again feel connected to yourself and the wider community around you.

Stacey Gorlicky, RP
Addiction Counsellor

Stacey Gorlicky, RP

Stacey Gorlicky Registered Psychotherapist and Addictions Counsellor

In M4N 3N1 - Nearby to Pickering.

I am a Psychotherapist and Addictions Counsellor and having been through an addiction myself I understand what it takes to work through an addiction. I have built up a number of tools and modalities to teach others to gain strength and self-esteem. Addiction is a very broad topic, one that can't be written in a few sentences. I have the confidence in my abilities to help you through your addiction(s) I will create a safe environment for you and your loved ones while going through your challenging time. If you’re not sure if you have an addiction, feel free to call or email me. I have the patience and understanding to meet your needs where ever you’re at today.

Charlyn House, MSW , RSW
Addiction Counselor

Charlyn House, MSW , RSW

Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Addictions can impact us all. Whether it is gambling, alcohol, drugs, social media, video games or sex I am here to help you find new ways to navigate life in the "real world" as you try and maintain abstinence. This will be full of ups and downs as you try to rebuild a life that was shattered due to your addiction. It requires time, effort, perseverance and new actions from you. There is no guarantee but let's try and work at helping you break free of the addictions that are negatively hurting you and your life.

Victoria Lorient-Faibish, RP, MEd, CCC, BCPP, RPE
Addiction Counsellor

Victoria Lorient-Faibish, RP, MEd, CCC, BCPP, RPE

Registered Psychotherapist, Holistic Psychotherapist, Canadian Certified Counsellor

In M5R 1A9 - Nearby to Pickering.

I have found that the holistic psychotherapy model plus the 12 step model has been extremely effective to deal with addictions of all kinds. The comprehensive approach that touches upon the family of origin traumas, anxiety, depression, insecurities and relationship issues leaves no stone unturned. Victoria Provides brief and long-term Transformational Holistic Psychotherapy, Motivation and Inspiration, Parts Integration Therapy, Stress Reduction, New Decision Therapy™, Couples Therapy, Polarity Therapy, Reiki and Trauma Therapy with adults. Victoria uses a variety of items from a wide menu including: Traditional talk therapy: Giving space for the client to explore and express feelings, own....

Cindy Hayen, PhD, Registered Psychotherapist
Addiction Counsellor

Cindy Hayen, PhD, Registered Psychotherapist

Registered Psychotherapist, RP

In L4S 0B2 - Nearby to Pickering.

Are you experiencing difficulties with alcohol and substance use or abuse? Are you concerned that you have an addiction? Perhaps you are family member or friend who is concerned that someone close to you has an addiction. In therapy, we can explore your alcohol or drug use and its impact on your life and relationships. Together we can look at what decisions might be beneficial for you and your goals and we can work to unearth what is underlying some of the choices you have made and continue to make in your life. As a non-judgmental, caring professional, I can work with you to help reach the goals you set for yourself. I provide support and guidance to concerned family members and friends.

Samuel Cheng, M.Div, RP, RMFT
Addiction Counsellor

Samuel Cheng, M.Div, RP, RMFT

Registered Psychotherapist

In M2N 5W9 - Nearby to Pickering.

When it come to addictions, and particularly substance abuse, it often requires a team approach to helping to deal with addictions that can include a medical team and/or accountability groups. My role would typically be that of helping you understand the role of addictions in your life, and begin to face the difficult issues that you have otherwise been avoiding through addictive behaviours and/or substance abuse. As you heal from your hurt and pain, you will gain true confidence and empowerment as you gain restoration of your soul. If you are ready to face this, I look forward to hearing from you.

Herman Chow, RP, RMFT, CCFT
Addiction Counsellor

Herman Chow, RP, RMFT, CCFT

Registered Psychotherapist & Registered Marriage & Family Therapist

In L3R 5B4 - Nearby to Pickering.

With ample experience in the arena of addiction (especially Sexual Addiction), I can help you break the cycle that has hindered your path to health. You will gain self awareness in why you keep going back to the addiction even though you don't want to. You will learn to manage your triggers that kick off the addiction cycle so that you will make better choices.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Addiction And Codependency in Pickering, ON.

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

Pickering is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 231.55 square kilometers.  The population of Pickering is 91,771 people with 30,919 households . The population ranking for Pickering is #61 nationally and #29 for the province of Ontario with a density of 396.30 people per sq km. Pickering therapists serve postal code: L0H.