Top addiction therapists in 92562: Murrieta, CA.

Real help for hurts and habits in 92562, 92562: Murrieta, CA. Internet, substance abuse, gambling, co-dependency, sex and pornography addictions.


Gerald (Jerry) Kamp, M.S. L.M.F.T.
Addiction Counselor

Gerald (Jerry) Kamp, M.S. L.M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

41689 Enterprise Circle North (Suite 116), Temecula, California 92590 | (951)301-3514

In my close to 30 years of Counseling, the majority of that time has dealt directly with some type of addiction, obsession, or some type of compulsive / impulsive substitution addiction. For years I've worked in In-patient, Out-Patient, Aftercare and Co- occurring C. D. and Alcohol Programs. I've done C.D. Assessments for the courts and a whole lot of individual C. D. counseling therapy. I've led 12 Step type groups and am well acquainted with A.A. and C.R. type groups and programs. From all of my experience I have developed expertise and ways to help people find and maintain freedom from addictions, Co-dependency, A.C.A. as well as their psychological issues.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Temecula, California 92592 | 1-877-606-6161

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 kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or call 877-606-6161.

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT
Addiction Counselor

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

Rancho Santa Margarita, California 92679 |

Dr. Adams is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist and Psychoanalyst specializing in addiction counseling and psychotherapy. Addictive behaviors can be seen as a futile attempt to manage inner experience and painful feelings that have remained unprocessed. A psychoanalytic approach can help to explore on a deeper level, uncovering and addressing those forces inside where the symptoms are rooted. Contact Dr. Adams at (949) 244-1992 or www.SouthOCTherapist.com.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

128 Del Mar Ave., San Clemente, California 92688 | 949-648-1213

In my work with clients battling addictions I work to help them discover the root causes for their addictive behaviors and find new ways to resolve them. We work collaboratively with their support system to create healthy lifestyle habits and associations, resolve old recurrent pain, set new healthier boundaries in their work and personal relationships, and find new meaning for their lives. When there are setbacks, my clients learn to explore them in a non-judgmental environment designed to help them move forward toward the sober, healthy life and relationships they are seeking.

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

657 Camino De Los Mares, Suite 241, San Clemente, California 92673 | 949-547-2957

I am a trained facilitator for Smart Recovery, a non-12 step alternative program which offers practical tools to help those suffering from the harmful habits called addictions. I work with clients to build and maintain motivation to overcome addictions, manage cravings and urges, and to control unhealthy thoughts, behaviors and feelings. Together, we can create a lifestyle that celebrates long term vs. short term satisfactions.

The Center for Change, M.S., M.A., LMFT
Addiction Counselor

The Center for Change, M.S., M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

400 S. Melrose Drive, Ste. 103, Vista, California 92081 | 760 806-4350

You cannot begin the work of releasing an addiction until you can acknowledge that you are addicted. Recognition of your own addictions requires inner work. It requires that you look clearly at the places where you lose power in your life, where you feel controlled by external circumstances. It requires going through your defenses. This approach applies to all addictions. In order to release your addiciion, it is necessary to enter your inadequacies, to recognize that they are real, an to bring them into the light of consciousness to heal. I will help you through this process so that you can find true happiness and fullfillment in your life.

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.
Addiction Counselor

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Irvine, California 92618 | 949 388-3741

Addictions are a complicated area of work. Often the specific addiction is a symptom for much deeper discontent and shame. Along with the physical body addiction, many times the psycho-emotional issues have been present for a long time. Gaining insight and understanding to these usually very early aspects of oneself can be a useful life long tool in recovery and maintaining that recovery.

Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, Licensed MFT
Addiction Counselor

Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, Licensed MFT

Healing and Peace Catholic Therapy Services

3088 Pio Pico Dr, Ste 203, Carlsbad, California 92008 | (760) 529-0830

Need a therapist who specializes in addictions? One who knows about the mixed feelings of both wanting to continue in the addiction and also wanting to change? Sometimes the part of you who wants to stay addicted will be the most powerful, the most present, ...and that's okay. Other times you will so desperately want to climb out of the hole of addiction... and that's okay too. Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, LMFT can help you observe what it is like to be in both places at the same time using a technique called a "cognitive interweave." This technique is one of the latest methods for resolving this conflict and moving you towards freedom from your addiction. Contact Thomas today!

Adrienne Levy, MA LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Adrienne Levy, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

2558 Roosevelt Street, Suite 204, Carlsbad, California 92008 | 760-720-5320

My primary orientation to work with clients is on relationships, with other AND with our selves. Inner peace comes from living an authentic life. When people feel anxious about some aspect of life, places where we CAN'T know what will happen, we are vulnerable to turning to substances to feel better or not feel at all. I believe we can find ways to tolerate ambiguity and emotional discomfort to create the lives we most want.

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

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

Clinical Psychologist

California 92651 | 714-337-4889

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 ....

Rebecca Tekeian, MA, LPCC
Addiction Counselor

Rebecca Tekeian, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Riverside, California 92507 | 740-303-2505

Addiction is hard to break from as it constantly creates a hold, no matter ow much we have the desire to break from it. Working within ourselves to find out the reasons why we want to do something such as breaking from an addiction, making better choices, and becoming free from the addiction is a process that we often cannot do alone. Having the support from a counselor can be helpful in this process, to enable us to have and explore more tools that will be necessary to continue to become independent of the addiction regardless of what that addiction is. I hope to be able to provide services and a means to help reach that state of independence and liberty!

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT
Addiction Counselor

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT

Gesell Psychotherapy

Irvine, California 92612 |

Are you preoccupied with the addictive or dysfunctional behavior of a close friend or loved one? Do you worry about controlling his or her behavior? Do you feel compelled to solve his or her problems? Are you always anticipating his or her needs? I would like to help. Recovery from codependency is possible. When you place another person’s health, love and safety before your own, your own needs and desires can become hidden, lost and forgotten. I would like to help you re-connect to yourself and build healthy and intimate relationships.

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD
Addiction Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

1550 Bayside Drive, Suite 6, Corona Del Mar, California 92625 | 949-280-7729

Most often, nothing becomes an issue until it starts to interfere with your own level of functioning. Depending on the level of addiction, may depend on your level of treatment. Outpatient therapy is focused on those who are more stable within their addiction, and are wanting continued accountability and personal growth as their focus. Treatment may be more collaborative at this level (psychiatrist, physician, sponsor) to ensure that progress is continuing. Types of addiction treated in my practice: drug/alcohol use, food/exercise, shopping and co-dependency issues.

Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP
Addiction Counselor

Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP

Individual and Family Therapists

222 W Main Street, Suite 101, Tustin, California 92780 | 949-484-9722

We see a variety of clients who struggle with addictive or compulsive behaviors and impulsivity. People who struggle with these symptoms may choose one or more repeating behaviors, actively engaging in pornography, alcohol, food, a belief, another person, gambling, gaming, or acquiring material possessions. Helping clients to understand the nature of addiction and the factors contributing to the behavior is the first step toward freedom. Tailoring treatment to the problem, we engage with the pattern using a multi-level approach. Not limiting therapy to only behavioral methods, we use CBT as well as Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

Jamie Stodola, MA., LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Jamie Stodola, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

17452 Irvine Blvd. Suite 213, Irvine, California 92780 | 714-342-3665

Is something keeping you trapped in an addiction? I am not an addiction specialist, although I have experience working with these types of clients. You may need to seek treatment, in-patient, or out-patient, or attend group support, and I can be here to help you determine to take that step or go through treatment. But maybe there are some that have other types of addictions that aren't considered the "usual" in which people seek treatment for. Maybe you are addicted to your electronic device, food, negative habits or negative thoughts, sex/porn and many others and you need help to face the things that are keeping you stuck on that addiction. I look forward to supporting you.

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT
Addiction Counselor

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist

701 Garden View Ct., #15, Encinitas, California 92024 | 760-7531551

Addiction is a complex set of behavioral, thinking, and feeling patterns that interfere with an experience of health, happiness, and love in oneself and in relationships. Addictive behavior normally has an important function for a person. Finding and making alternative lifestyle choices can be both challenging and painful. Therapy assists in looking inwards at the situation created by addictive behavior, considering more satisfying alternatives, and exploring options that will contribute to a happier life.

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC
Addiction Counselor

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

5101 E. La Palma Ave., Suite 100-O, Anaheim Hills, California 92807 | 626-244-8113

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 through discovering your temperament. Call us now to see how we can help you.

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Addiction Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Old Towne Orange, 1107 East Chapman Ave, Suite 201, Orange, California 92866 | (949)648-7875

For many people, addictions can be a private pain that they keep hidden away from others. Often times, people feel powerless to overcome these temptations that may eventually impact their relationships and life functioning. In the safety of therapy, we will work towards identifying triggers or times when you feel most vulnerable to your addiction. We'll process through underlying issues and develop feasible steps for you to resist temptations and replace them with constructive and healthy ways of coping. Whether it's internet addiction, pornography, substance abuse, binge eating- you do not have to let your addiction consume you any longer.

Deborah Moyer, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Deborah Moyer, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

11440 W Bernardo Ct, Suite 200, San Diego, California 92127 | 858-731-6013

Has your “retail therapy” gotten out of control? Perhaps you used to gamble for fun, but now you keep gambling even though the fun is long gone. Or maybe you can’t understand why you sometimes ruin a whole day of healthy eating with nighttime kitchen raids. These or other compulsive behaviors don’t need to control you any more. I am eager to talk to you about how I can help.

Scott Wood, M.A.
Addiction Counselor

Scott Wood, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

If your sexual behavior is causing problems in your life or relationships, help is available. I am a certified sexual addiction therapist candidate (CSAT) and have specialized training to help assess for and treat sexual addiction. Not everyone who acts out sexually is an addict and not all addicts exhibit the same patterns. Sexual addiction is devastating and difficult to overcome just be willpower. I provide a compassionate and supportive environment to work toward recovery from unhealthy patterns, establishing sexual health, and restoring damaged relationships. Contact me and together we can assess your situation and work toward putting you back in command of your life.

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

17451 Bastanchury Rd Suite 204-27, Yorba Linda, California 92886 | (714) 349-5541

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.


92562 is a zip code located in Riverside County and part of Murrieta, California. It has a land area of 109.407 square miles.  The population of 92562 is 62,079 people.