Sarah Bryan, Board Certified Christian Counselor
Board Cert. Christian Counselor, CTC
Suwanee, Georgia 30041
Conard Peacock and Robert Gillette, therapists at North Georgia Counseling Group have served in many different capacities with clients relating to additions. Their caring personality and knowledge have led them to be some of the very best in the surrounding areas. If you are required by the court system to receive anger management counseling, or own your own have decided to get some help in this area, Conard or Robert at North Georgia Counseling Group are ready to help.
Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.
4411 Suwanee Dam Road, Suite 440, Suwanee, Georgia 30024
I work a lot with clients who are dealing with addictions - whether it be to a substance, food, work, or relationships. While the specific content of an addiction might be a mystery to friends and family (they might have never used heroine) the experience of addiction is common to us all. We all, from time to time, have tried to use something or someone to make us feel better. At the core, that is what an addiction is. However, the problem it that it only works in the short run - in the long run when we use substances or people to distract us from our problems or pain, we end up crashing. I help people deal with the core issue so that they can live a purposeful, meaningful, joyful life.
Cindy Hoerig, LPC, NCC
Licenced Professional Counselor
284 South Main Street, Suite 800, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009
Working with addiction is a large part of my practice. I have past experience running an addiction intensive outpatient group. I work with people who have addictions and family members. In therapy I give clients the knowledge and support they need to get sober and stay that way. I believe in a positive approach that stresses creating a happy full life to replace your addiction and treating additional problems, like depression, that contribute to addictions. I give clients and families help in creating a stable happy life.
Susan Blank, MS, LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
284 S. Main St Suite 800, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009
Have you tried to stop and find that you cannot? Do you need to take a substance to get through the day? Do you feel that you cannot live without this substance or activity? Is it destroying your life, work, and relationships? Is it keeping you from the life you want to lead? I can help you in all the areas of your life where addiction has caused problems. I can help you understand what led you to the addiction and help you find healthy ways to deal with those issues so that you can let go of your dependence and begin to reclaim your life.
Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC
Licensed Professional Counselor, Career Coach, Certified EMDR Therapist
Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Addictions (substance or behavioral) are often coping mechanisms you developed early in life to help you deal with anxiety, sadness, feeling like you don't fit in, feeling you don't matter, feeling powerless, or for numbing the pain of being criticized, abandoned, neglected, abused or traumatized in some other way. Traumatic events or a life time of upsetting events are often the root cause of addiction. I am a Certified EMDR Therapist with extensive experience in helping adults heal from and put in the past the upsetting events that contribute to their addiction. EMDR Therapy is highly effective and is offered at all the leading residential treatment programs for addiction recovery.
Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D.
Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology and Fellow American Academy of Clinical Psychology
4895 Windward Parkway, Suite 203, Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
One of the great understatements of our time is that Addictions are difficult to treat. Although there are certain commonalities to most addictions e.g. functionally autonomous and obsessive-compulsive behaviors, which must be addressed, in my office there is no one-size-fits-all approach and each therapy is tailor-made for the client. Please call to make an appointment for a consultation, so that we can meet and discuss what is going on in your life and whether or not I feel that I can be of assistance to you. Also, please note that I do not work with drug, including alcohol, addictions.