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Are substance abuse problems causing issues in your relationships and making life more challenging? If so, it’s time to seek help. A substance abuse therapist can help you calm cravings, identify triggers, and remedy mental issues so you can stop using substances and start celebrating sobriety.

Whether you are located in downtown Anchorage, Bear Valley, Downtown, Huffman, or even Northeast, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Need Substance Abuse Therapy

Many people use substances, but get overwhelmed with them and are not sure when or if to stop. It can be difficult to know when it’s time to seek help for substance use. So, here are some signs to look out for:

  • You have cravings for drugs and other substances.
  • You want to give up substances but can’t seem to kick the habit.
  • Your drug or alcohol tolerance is building.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms when you’re not using substances.
  • Your substance use is affecting your relationships.

If any of these signs describe your situation, a substance abuse counselor can help you immensely. In a new article, licensed therapist Mark Levine writes about the stages of change when getting ready to handle an addiction to drugs.

Help is Available: Get Substance Abuse Counseling Today

A licensed therapist can use various techniques and tools to support you emotionally, help you identify triggers, curb your cravings, and rewire your thought processes so you can bid your drug habit goodbye. Luckily, finding a quality therapist is easy with Mental Health Match! Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Jennifer Dolphin
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Map out your story. Where you came from, where you are and where you want to go while learning the skills you need to face bumps along the way. We will forge a new path so that you can achieve peace and connection.


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Map out your story. Where you came from, where you are and where you want to go while learning the skills you need to face bumps along the way. We will forge a new path so that you can achieve peace and connection.

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My work focuses on relationships. Relationship with self, family and others. Most of our “wounds” come from broken attachment and dysfunctional dynamics. I’m a cycle breaker and together we can break your cycle of generational trauma.

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We explore the issues that you are struggling with and look for ways that see manageable to move forward to get you to the next season.


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We explore the issues that you are struggling with and look for ways that see manageable to move forward to get you to the next season.

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Empathetic understanding of where you are and encouragement and direction to meet your goals and desires.

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  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
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  • Parenting Issues
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Elizabeth Cline
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My experience has taught me that each individual knows what is the best for their life. We will work together through the stuck places and discover how to get you past where you are to living a life that brings you freedom.


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My experience has taught me that each individual knows what is the best for their life. We will work together through the stuck places and discover how to get you past where you are to living a life that brings you freedom.

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My style of therapy is collaborative and trauma informed. My goal is to provide you a safe place, so that you can reach your goals. When you are ready, I want you to know I'm ready to help guide you to the freedom you so desire.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
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  • Depression
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Christi Kersten
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Figure out the nature of the problem, process thoughts and feelings, address the issue(s) head on and figure out the approach that will work for you. We'll discuss how you can achieve your goals in the most effective manner.


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Figure out the nature of the problem, process thoughts and feelings, address the issue(s) head on and figure out the approach that will work for you. We'll discuss how you can achieve your goals in the most effective manner.

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I believe that therapy should be about you, not your therapist. My role is to help you see things from a new perspective and find the best way forward.

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  • Anxiety
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • Communication Issues
  • Couples Therapy
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Carol Altepeter
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Gain a deeper understanding of yourself and underlying issues, uncover strengths, and learn skills that will help you reach your goals and improve your well-being. I would love to help you work through whatever it is that brings you to counseling.


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Gain a deeper understanding of yourself and underlying issues, uncover strengths, and learn skills that will help you reach your goals and improve your well-being. I would love to help you work through whatever it is that brings you to counseling.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an integrated approach that draws upon a variety of techniques because each individual and situation is unique. I'm trained in EMDR and view things through a trauma informed and attachment-based lens.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression Management
  • Life Transitions
  • Postpartum
  • Stress
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