Annemarie Santangelo, LADC-I, CADAC-II, M.Ed., CCDVC

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The Personal Growth Center, with the staff of professional clinicians, will empower you to ... improve your thinking ... and thus improve your life.  

With a vast range of expertise in the following areas:


  • All addictions - Alcohol, Prescription Medication, Marijuana, Work, Shopping, Sex, Pornography, Food, Internet, and Video Games 
  • All forms of abuse
  • Couples/Marital & Family
  • Parental Alienation
  • Anger/Emotion Management

LGBT-Friendly and Pet assisted therapy available. We provide the highest quality mental health counseling to meet the needs of individuals, couples, and families.  We offer Traditional, Holistic, Positive Psychology, and Spiritual Psychotherapeutic approaches. Our practical, effective skills will help you make the REST of your life ... the BEST of your life, mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. 

Our vision is to increase the quality of one's life through education, support, empowerment, and inspiration.  Our values are the foundation of our vision for the future. 


  • Empathy... Listening with our heart.  
  • Acceptance... A safe, non-judgmental environment. 
  • Integrity... Our ambition to being honest and our strong moral principles.  
  • Our belief in Total Person Wellness... The Mind, Body, and Spirit. 

Our clients are matched to a trained staff clinician based on all possible factors considered, with the very best interest of each and every client.  All clinicians at The Personal Growth Center are Licensed Addiction Specialists and Professional Counselors with licenses and degrees in Counseling Psychology, Education, Marital/Family Therapy, and certified Domestic Violence Counselors.

With over twenty-five years of experience, The Personal Growth Center collaborate with psychiatrists, hospitals, detoxification facilities, recovery programs, DUI programs, clergy, Guardian ad Litem, attorneys, judicial and law enforcement officials. 

We encourage the improvement of thinking patterns, developing a positive outlook, balancing emotions, and empowering behaviors. We take pride in our professional and practical guidance in assisting you to... "Change your thinking ... and thus, change your life!" 


Please be advised, while all efforts are taken to maintain your privacy, confidentiality can not be guaranteed when transmitting information via email.  Therefore, The Personal Growth Center does not provide responses via email but rather encourages a telephone consultation or office session to ensure that your needs are being met in the best way possible to protect your privacy.  Please take this into consideration when sending personal information, noting that The Personal Growth Center is not liable should email confidentiality be breached.


Annemarie Santangelo Reaches

Melrose MA
Peabody MA