Addiction Treatment San Dimas CA. Counseling for Substance Abuse, Alcohol, Internet, Sex, and Drug Addictions.


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Kelly Duggan Shearer, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

No one likes pain. No one likes to feel alone, or stressed, or scared. Wouldn't it make sense to do what it takes to give ourselves relief from our despair? Turning to drugs, alcohol, food, spending, tv...you name it, can be our best way to get relief from our pain. And it works...momentarily. Unfortunately, it can become much bigger than we planned. Sometimes, it can hurt those we love and get in the way of living the life we want. Finding out what is underneath that pain, and helping it to be soothed without our addiction can be hard...but it can set us free. If you are ready to reclaim your joy, begin with this first courageous step of reaching out for help.

Addiction Therapist

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

Marriage Therapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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

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

Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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

Andre Estephan, Ed.D, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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

Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

I work with women struggling with sexual and "love" addiction, to help you discover the roots of these compulsions, find healthy ways to fulfill real needs, and help you to once again feel in control of your life while rebuilding the groundwork for healthy, fulfilling relationships that are consistent with your own values. If you are or might be ready to make a change, I hope you will contact me.

Addiction Therapist

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Scientists have researched for years to isolate and locate a physiological marker that would identify someone’s predilection for addictive behavior. However, even if they were successful, any addict could tell you that addiction is much more than a physical problem. No matter the addiction, multiple factors contribute to the descent into this common form of mental illness. Physiological factors do play a role in addictions, as well as do family, cultural, environmental, and psychological considerations. So, which is it for you? If you are a typical addict, all of them apply to a certain extent. Relapses into addiction after typical rehab treatments, usually occur when all factors haven’t been ....

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Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Is your addiction eating you alive? Perhaps you have received some bad news from a doctor or a loved one because of your addiction. No matter what you're experiencing, we're here to help you. You're not alone! We create a custom made system that fits your life to bring the greatest results. Our counseling method has proven to be over 90% effective. Call us now to see how we can help you.

Addiction Therapist

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Most addictions whether they are gambling, pornography, internet, alcohol, drugs, or shopping are all rooted in the desire toward pleasure seeking and all result in an outcome which is unable to sustain that pleasurable experience. Often people seek treatment when the behaviors result in destructive outcomes. When a spouse or family member of an addicted person or the addicted person themselves, admits the behaviors are resulting in negative outcomes and the person is unsuccessful in stopping the behavior we define this as an addiction. We provide insight as to what is the root cause and teach them better coping skills.

Addiction Therapist

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Addictions can come in many forms. Some struggle with alcohol and drug addictions, while others struggle with gambling. Still others may struggle with internet pornogrpahy or video games. The common reasons for getting hooked are either boredom, the desire to seek pleasure or simply to just have have fun. The hardest reason to admit an addiction is that it is a way to cope with life's difficult problems. Whatever your reason, if any of these addictions are affecting your work or relationships, it's probably time to seek professional help. Caring and quality professionals are non-judgemental, teach you to cope with difficult emotions, and find alternative outlets for spending your time.

Addiction Therapist

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

Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychotherapy

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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

John Quinlan, Psy.D.

Psychologist (License # PSY23794)

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Few are aware that an addiction is a form of self-medicating where the addiction helps cover up deeper problems. This is especially true for a person experiencing major depression. The addiction serves to uplift a person out of the depression and into a state of pleasure. The problem is that the addiction serves as a temporary fix and becomes a problem in itself where chasing the high comes at an even greater cost than that experienced as depression. Suicidal thoughts, imprisonment, loss of income and financial problems, and poor health all come with the addiction. A person experiencing addiction must seek counseling for the addiction and for the root cause.

Addiction Therapist

Sue Passalacqua, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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

Jill Wu, MBA, MA, CLC, CHt

Certified Life Coach & Hypnotherapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

I have a lot of experience working with addiction and I find that I need to treat each person differntly depending on what works for them and what their history is. Helping with confidence, skills to improve life and get your feelings out is necessary, but also not being judgmental and holding clients accountable for their recovery is important.


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