Top addiction therapists in 93940: Monterey, CA.

Real help for hurts and habits in 93940, 93940: Monterey, CA. Internet, substance abuse, gambling, co-dependency, sex and pornography addictions.


Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Addiction Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Monterey, California 93940 | 888 847 7949

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)

Mark Schwartz, Sc. D.
Addiction Counselor

Mark Schwartz, Sc. D.

Marriage and Family Therapist

398 Foam St. Suite #200, Monterey, California 93940 | 831-747-1727

I believe most clients have more than one addiction and usually a masked psychiatric disorder.I have worked primarily with eating disorder and sexual addiction.In addition i have worked at a chemical dependency facility and found that once sobriety was established real recovery began.I identify stages of recovery and help fascilitate change.I believe step work is necessary but not sufficient for alcoholics.

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director
Addiction Counselor

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

5905 Soquel Drive, Suite 400, Soquel, California 95073 | 831-479-1960

What drives your addiction? Do you self-medicate emotional problems? Get to the source of the addictive urge, resolve it and put new positive behaviors in place for lasting recovery and a happy, healthy lifestyle. Donald Dufford, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist has over 25 years experience in helping clients overcome addictive behavior. He is a Certified Doctoral Addictions Counselor, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist. Call now for a free 10 minute phone consultation.

Diana Karpavage, MA, LPCC
Addiction Counselor

Diana Karpavage, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor & Certified EMDR Therapist

5819 Soquel Drive, Suite A, Soquel, California 95073 | 410-330-9517

In conjunction with couples counseling, I have had extensive experience on porn and sexual addiction recovery for husbands. For drug and alcohol addictions, I am only one part of a team for these clients - they must be participating in an outside group (such as AA, CR, etc.) and be in some type of rehab program, as well as in personal counseling.

Jean Galica, M.A., LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Jean Galica, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

16360 Monterey Rd, Ste. 260, Morgan Hill, California 95037 | 408-644-3294

Addictions entrap us in life and rob us from our dreams and potential. It takes being in a caring and lovingly but confrontive relationship to face the pain that lies behind one's addiction(s). However, it is not impossible to take the power of the addiction away and become the master of those things that drive your addicition. Your addiction(s) fills some very important need(s) in your life. Once we figure out together what need the addicition(s) is fulfilling, we can learn together healthier and better coping skills for getting those needs met.


93940 is a zip code located in Monterey County and part of Monterey, California. It has a land area of 20.528 square miles.  The population of 93940 is 31,615 people.