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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.

Wherever you are located in California from Alameda to Yucaipa or even Montclair, or anywhere else nearby, 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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As your therapist, we will create an individualized plan tailored to your needs and wants. Together we can explore your feelings, thoughts, history, beliefs, and patterns at your pace.

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Explore how I can support you in this journey of life. Create goals that we can collaboratively work on throughout our sessions together.

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I utilize a client-centered approach with my clients, focusing in on my clients’ strengths to help them achieve success. I like to tailor my interventions and strategies around each client’s needs.

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We will work collaboratively to explore different issues coming from family dynamic, relationship difficulties, marital struggles, and life stressors that can be debilitating on a daily basis. We can explore different ways to find answers as a team.


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We will work collaboratively to explore different issues coming from family dynamic, relationship difficulties, marital struggles, and life stressors that can be debilitating on a daily basis. We can explore different ways to find answers as a team.

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We will work as a team in a collaboratively manner where you will feel safe and comfortable enough to explore your pressing issues. It takes courage to work towards change and we can explore together to foster genuine change in your life.

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I help with anger, anxiety, depression, gender & identity, relationships, addictive behaviors, social media toxicity, fatherhood, sex, and intimacy concerns.

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Together we will learn the origins of your pain and develop skills to help you bring change in the present. And find the meaning and happiness you deserve.

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As your therapist I can guide you towards improving your mood and relationships as well as strengthening your copings skills and problem solving abilities so that what once felt unmanageable is now manageable.


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As your therapist I can guide you towards improving your mood and relationships as well as strengthening your copings skills and problem solving abilities so that what once felt unmanageable is now manageable.

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I work through a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy lens, which looks at thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how they are connected. Feelings like these can feel unmanageable, so we will focus on how to look at behaviors and perceptions to feel better.

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