Addiction Treatment El Monte CA. Counseling for Substance Abuse, Alcohol, Internet, Sex, and Drug Addictions.


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Addiction Therapist

Curtis Miller, MFT, Psy.D., D. Min., M.A., M.Div.

Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychotherapy

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

We become addicted to certain behaviors when painful feelings about ourself cannot be recognized or expressed, and therefore unprocessed. Caught in these unrecognized feelings that never get understood, behaviors of accommodation take hold and keep us trapped. Therapy is a process of recognizing these emotional patterns leading to a personal empowerment to speak what one really desires and needs. This process breaks the addictive patterns.

Addiction Therapist

Sue Passalacqua, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

I work in conjunction with 12-step programs to help individuals recover from addictions. I take a holistic approach to addictions counseling which means that I will begin by exploring, with my clients, their history and upbringing to reveal what role models may have influenced their addiction and the benefit or "payoff" of their addiction. From here we can begin to unravel the negative habits of dealing with life's stressors and replace the addiction with a healthier response to life's challenges.

Addiction Therapist

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

There are many forms of addiction: Alcoholism & Chemical Dependency, Sexual Addictions, and Gambling are just a few. We believe there are root problems to every addiction that you can get to. Even if you don't consider yourself an "addict" you may have a problem in one of these areas. That can still be a very difficult thing to manage in your life on your own. We help people come to grips with addictions and problem behaviors that can get worse if left unaddressed. If you are struggling in this area don't try to go it alone. We can help.

Addiction Therapist

Andre Estephan, Ed.D, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

Are you or your loved one struggling with sex addiction, porn addiction, affairs, or cybersex? Is your relationship at the brink of breakdown because of infidelity issues? Or maybe you or your partner have been living a secret, double life that threatens your marriage, family, work and well-being. With a deep sense of respect to the dignity and uniqueness of your human journey, I will work with you individually or as a couple to guide you into recovery and healing. The first step is hard but the journey will be worth it as you begin to experience inner peace, freedom and healthier intimacy. You don't have to walk this path alone. I'll walk with you step by step. Call me now at 626-327-5711.

Addiction Therapist

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

I have many times worked in therapy with clients who struggle with addictions, among other issues. I have studied Motivational Interviewing, which is remarkably helpful in addictions work. Clients feel supported and not judged, and are able to find their internal motivations for change. Therapy with me can complement work in separate addiction treatment as well.

Addiction Therapist

Craig Clark, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

Dr. Clark offers serves for some of the most common addictions: alcohol, gambling, theft, and sexual addictions (including internet addiction, infedelity, seeking prostitutes, and other sexual compulsions such as public exhibitionism and voyeurism). Unfortunately, most people avoid seeking help until they run into trouble with the law and risk loosing their marriage and/or employment. Don't wait that long to ask for help.

Addiction Therapist

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

Struggles with addiction and substance abuse can often be accompanied by guilt and shame, and this guilt and shame are typically triggers for continued use/relapse. Use of a strengths-based approach to treating substance abuse can tap an individual's own strengths to gain insight and to increase coping skills. Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy can also prove useful to address unmet needs, feeling "stuck" and challenging irrational thoughts that lead to continued use.

Addiction Therapist

Mark Reid, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

Are you addicted to pornography, visiting massage parlors, paying for sex? Have you tried to stop and failed? Are you leading a double life, afraid of being found out? Has your partner discovered your secret life? There is hope if you're ready to change your life. I provide a confidential, non-judgmental place for addicts and their partners to share the shame of a double life and the pain of betrayal. I will help stop the out-of-control behavior and re-engineer your life to develop healthy intimate connections. There is hope and you will not be alone in the journey. Go to www.sexhelp.com for an online assessment.

Addiction Therapist

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

I strongly believe that the first step in overcoming an addiction is to feel supported in a safe and comforting therapeutic environment. Without trust, it is nearly impossible to address the issues, including shame, that so often accompany substance abuse. My approach is to help my clients learn to identify the thoughts and beliefs (often negative thoughts about themselves and their lives) that lead them to turn to drugs or alcohol. Treatment helps the client unlearn old patterns of behavior and to learn new ways of coping with situations and thoughts that may have led them to use substances in the past.

Addiction Therapist

Rebecca Bokoch, MA

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

My approach to treating addiction incorporates aspects of motivational interviewing. The hardest part in breaking an addiction is acknowledging that you have an addiction and committing to rehabilitation. I differ from other rehabilitation programs like alcoholics anonymous, in that I believe that clients can practice selective sobriety, and that they should not replace their addiction with another addiction of group meetings.

Addiction Therapist

Raymond Jones, Ph.D, LMFT, CSAT-S

Marriage Therapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

Some issues are difficult to talk to others about, even with a skilled therapist. I understand this, and have created the safest environment I can. There is no condemnation, shame, or guilt in this space. I’ve made myself available for phone therapy (your first session must be a face to face) and I have found it to be effective in some instances of sexual matters, as well as for persons who are unable to make it into my office. I want to create a space and time for you to become whole. I want you to experience the best life has to offer you. I am available to help in any way I can. I believe there is a purpose to each life, and we all need the opportunity to grow and shine.

Addiction Therapist

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

The approach I use has to do with helping people understand their childhood and failure of a parent who does not affirm/approve them and how their addiction is used to mask that pain. I also like to use Shame therory to help people see how their addiction is a strategy to not deal with shame/guilt issues. I recommend AA, CA, & Celebrate Recovery.

Addiction Therapist

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of El Monte, CA

In this generation, the growth of individuals with addictions is very significant. Addictions originally were isolated to alcohol and drugs. Today’s addictions are understood to also include, food, sex, money, gambling, video, internet, internet games, internet chatrooms, internet pornography and other types of prolonged, repeated and out of control behaviors and actions. Addictions take over a person’s ability to have of self- control of the action which leads to the fogging of any will power to stop the addictive activity even when a matter of great importance comes in conflict with the addiction. Addictions ruin people and all relationships surrounding them. Addiction counseling explores underlying factors leading to the addiction and looks to find...(view profile to read more)


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