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Find Video Game Use Therapists & Counselors in Chico, CA.

 

Video games can be fun, but sometimes their use becomes concerning. An addiction to video games can leave you feeling isolated and disconnected from the world. In severe cases, it can lead you to sever relationships and even neglect your own physical health.

So, if you have a video game addiction, you should definitely seek help from a licensed therapist or counselor. Whether you are located in downtown Chico, the suburbs of Chico, other nearby places such as Lincoln, Yuba City, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

How Do You Know if You Have a Video Game Addiction?

When does a love for video games cross the line and become an addiction? It can be difficult to tell, but there are some signs to look out for.

Here are five signs you are addicted to video games:

  • You feel upset when you can’t play video games.
  • Your gaming habits cause rifts or separation between yourself and those you love.
  • You pick up the controller to escape or numb negative feelings and stress.
  • Things that you used to enjoy don’t give you as much pleasure.
  • You always think about gaming.

Can therapy help you? If you’d like to read more, check out licensed therapist Keiko Wolfe’s article about when you know it is the right time to begin therapy.

Get Video Game Addiction Therapy Today!

A video game addiction therapist can teach you tactics to control your gaming habits, repair relationships, and heal from any mental issues you may have. Mental Health Match can help by quickly matching you with an addiction therapist. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Christina Dee
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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.


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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.

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My psychotherapy practice integrates psychodynamic, existential, Jungian, trauma-informed, neuroscience, meditative-based, somatic and depth approaches to psychological growth, emotional healing, and spiritual transformation.

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Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!


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Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!

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Active, collaborative, empowering, kink-affirming, and evidence-based. I draw primarily from CBT, Motivational Interviewing, ACT, DBT, psychodynamic, humanistic, and sex therapy models when conceptualizing and treating clients.

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James Searing
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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.


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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.

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I view therapy as a sacred space and protected process. I'm a modern minded therapist always learning the latest in the sciences available. However, I love the art of therapy even more and strive to create a tailored approach unique to you.

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Jason Shoemaker
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Plan your treatment based on your individual needs, providing a clear path to reach your goals for therapy.


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Plan your treatment based on your individual needs, providing a clear path to reach your goals for therapy.

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My approach is direct, but with care and comfort.

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Shannon King
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It is extremely important to me to help my clients feel relief; to know that they do not have to stay in this space of uncertainty and uncomfortableness. Tailoring treatment to what is important to the client whether that be faith, hope, change, etc.


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It is extremely important to me to help my clients feel relief; to know that they do not have to stay in this space of uncertainty and uncomfortableness. Tailoring treatment to what is important to the client whether that be faith, hope, change, etc.

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I take more of a holistic approach and want my clients to feel empowered rather than focusing on the past or reliving history. I work with my clients to identify what they desire from their life and how we can get there and heal along the way!

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