Sheri Hardin, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
2784 N. Decatur Rd., Suite 145, Decatur, Georgia 30033
While I do not treat addictions specifically, I do work with the partners, family members, and other loved ones of people who suffer from an addiction. Even if you did not have issues before getting involved with someone who has an addiction, that alone will make you feel like you are crazy. I specialize in treating co-dependence and helping people get their lives back from their addicted loved one. I am familiar with the 12-step programs as well as the dynamics that people experience while in relationship with someone addicted to alcohol, sex/porn, and others.
David Wright, MD, MBA, MHSA
465 Winn Way, Ste. 221, Decatur, Georgia 30030
Addiction Therapies are approached in a highly individualized manner--taking into account the client's background, personality factors, religious or spiritual beliefs, and their support system. This approach may include subconscious, unconscious, pre-conscious, &/or conscious techniques. This approach may also involve taking into account personality & emotional factors that are specific to the client. Most importantly, this approach takes into account the use of positive and negative triggers that can prevent an explosive reaction in the first place. This therapy is augmentive to other therapies that the patient is already receiving.
Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC
Licensed Professional Counselor, Career Coach, Certified EMDR Therapist
Decatur, Georgia 30030
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.
Paul F. Austin, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
2300 Henderson Mill Road Suite 411, Atlanta, Georgia 30345
I have helped many individuals who struggled with various additions including addictions to drug, alcohol, sex, spending, work and the internet. I help you to understand better how you became addicted and how to become free from the control of addiction. There are underlying issues that led you to your addiction of choice, and identifying the issues leads you to have lasting peace and change.
Summer Gray, MS, LPC, CIRT
Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Imago Therapist
2751 Buford Highway, Suite 204, Atlanta, Georgia 30324
Although Summer does not provide primary treatment for those struggling with addiction, she does work with families and individuals affected by a family member who is dealing with addiction. Addiction has a devastating impact on families and loved ones, and Summer can help families navigate the difficulty and pain of addiction. She also understands and works with adult children of alcoholics and addiction.
Matthew Smith, Psy.D.
1401 Peachtree St Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
in dealing with addiction disorder Dr. Smith works from a cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal approach, the goal of his therapeutic work is to help individuals identify and change maladaptive life patterns, develop more balanced attitudes towards themselves and others, develop more satisfying relationships, and improve their ability to manage stress and addiction. In addition, Dr. Smith also provides consultation for individuals who are struggling with issues such as career development, college and graduate student growth and development, and leadership development. Dr. Smith also conducts psychological evaluations for ADHD and learning disabilities, as well as other mood or anxiety.
Philip Kolba, MA
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Addiction is a mental health condition and I treat addiction by a multi-pronged process predominately from a Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) model. I help my clients understand the reasons they use a substance or engage in an addictive behavior, teach them skills regulate their emotions and tolerance distress that might otherwise lead them to engage in their addiction, and address any underlying issues that contribute to their addiction. I also help clients with with concerns about their substance use or compulsive behavior to avoid developing addictions.
Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.
2964 Peachtree Road Suite 760, Atlanta, Georgia 30305
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.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Atlanta, Georgia 30301
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-606-6161.
Susan Blank, MS, LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
755 Mt Vernon Hwy Suite 330, Atlanta, Georgia 30328
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.
Lakeview Behavioral Health
1 Technology Parkway South, Norcross, Georgia 30092
When you come to us, you’ll undergo a complete medical and psychological evaluation given by our team of supportive professionals. The results of the medical examination will allow us to gain an understanding as to how dependent your body has become upon drugs as well as determine the presence of other drugs in your system (polydrug abuse). In addition, this examination will allow us to discover if drug abuse has caused you any medical problems that need to be addressed during your stay with us. The psychological examination will allow us to gain a bigger picture into your struggles. We’ll be able to determine the presence of co-occurring mental illnesses, how psychologically dependent you a