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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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Linda Johnson
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We explore the past as a way of informing the present and increasing self-awareness. We dump as many puzzle pieces on the table as you are comfortable sharing, then together we work to create a picture of your life to date that empowers your future.


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Together, we will:

We explore the past as a way of informing the present and increasing self-awareness. We dump as many puzzle pieces on the table as you are comfortable sharing, then together we work to create a picture of your life to date that empowers your future.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am an interactive therapist who, though interested in how you feel, am also curious about many other aspects about you and your life experiences. I consider it an honor that clients share parts of themselves with me in our work together.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Goals/Accountability
  • Identity Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Pet Loss
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Women's Issues
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Christina Khouie
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Work together to help you achieve your goals and ultimately enhance your quality of life.


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Together, we will:

Work together to help you achieve your goals and ultimately enhance your quality of life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a direct yet compassionate solution focused manner with my clients. I utilize evidence based modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sex Addiction
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
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Christina Khouie remote and phone therapy in California
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Margot Charkow-Ross
Together, we will:

Identity what is working for you in your life and what you are wanting to change. We will make a plan on what is the best way to change the things that are undesirable. We will take the small steps in order to create big change.


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Together, we will:

Identity what is working for you in your life and what you are wanting to change. We will make a plan on what is the best way to change the things that are undesirable. We will take the small steps in order to create big change.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work from where you are and where you want to be. I want to help you figure out what the best solution is for the issues you are experiencing and I cheer you on every step of the way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Career Change
  • Depression
  • Feeling Stuck
  • Life changes
  • Life Coaching
  • Mood Disorders
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Use
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Margot Charkow-Ross remote and phone therapy in California, Utah, Washington
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Dr. Vicki D. Coleman
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Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.


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Together, we will:

Gain insight into Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Personal Development.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with an emphasis on Irrational Belief Systems and Thinking Errors.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anger
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Career Development
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • DOT Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Forensics
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Self-Concept
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sport Psychology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Vocational Psychology
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Dr. Vicki D. Coleman remote and phone therapy in California, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada
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Alex Douglas
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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:

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

Something to know about my approach is:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Artists & Creative Personalities
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Infidelity
  • Masculinity
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenthood
  • Teen issues
  • Young Men
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Alex Douglas remote and phone therapy in California