Ruth Altamura-ROll, MA, NCC, LCP
Licensed Professional Counselor
26 Main St., 2nd Floor, Flemington, NJ 08822
Addiction is an all consuming disease that effects all areas of your life, emotional, social, physical, relational, economic, legal and spiritual. The 12 step recovery programs are not always enough to reach sobriety as there are often underlying issues. By recovering from addictions you can get your life back, reconnect to broken relationships and gain health as well as healthy self esteem. In addition, therapy will provide tools for relapse prevention, stress management, life coping skills and relationship development.. You can live your life alcohol and drug free with serenity and health.
Ellen Israel, Ph.D.
20 Nassau Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08540
My approach to treatment for addiction is within the context of a disordered attachment history. Unaddressed childhood trauma, neglect and dysfunctional caregiving often manifest in forms including addiction, depression, domestic violence, and homelessness. Use of a substance becomes a means to cope with the fear, rage, and worthlessness experienced within adverse childhood experiences. Effective treatment for addiction must address the underlying emotional components and restore a sense of trust and self worth.
Christopher DiOrio, MS MLA
1105 Taylorsville Rd, , Washington Crossing , Pennsylvania 18977
Avoidance of certain issues and feelings can be a major motivator for an addiction. Exploring what may be driving your addiction as a way of coping can help family members to know the best way to support their loved ones . Having years of experience with treating individuals and families address the issues surrounding addiction, I have seen people successfully address this issue and learn how to live meaningful lives as they entered the process of therapy and as they began building on their recovery supports.
Jim Mastrich, Ed.D., L.C.A.D.C.
Psychologist, Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Sport Psychology Consultant
4475 Route 27, P.O. Box 564, Kingston, New Jersey 08528
In order to recover from compulsive disorders or substance abuse and addiction, a person must stop their dysfunctional behavior. While recovery may be that simple, it is certainly not easy. Substance abuse is at least a psychological habit and may also be a physiological one as well. People often use and abuse substances in an attempt to address an internal disturbance or upset, and mask feelings of inadequacy or other issues. Nevertheless, with a commitment to the process of recovery, and a willingness to take an honest look at oneself, it is amazing the progress people can make. I take a very direct, but supportive approach in helping individuals to make their lives more manageable.
Maura Farrell, MSS, LSW, CAADC
110 N State Street, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
Addiction is a brain disease that requires treatment to offer the best results in achieving long term recovery. I have over 15 years of experience treating individuals and supporting their efforts in seeking and maintaining long term recovery. Addiction often co occurs with other mood and anxiety disorders and individuals can significantly benefit from ongoing therapy to support abstinence and recovery.