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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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Kristin Canedo
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Together, we will explore how anxiousness and perfectionism show up in your life, and develop new ways to react to life’s challenges. We’ll practice tools that can help you feel grounded, confident, and more in control.


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Together, we will explore how anxiousness and perfectionism show up in your life, and develop new ways to react to life’s challenges. We’ll practice tools that can help you feel grounded, confident, and more in control.

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I am trained in several approaches that can create new insights about yourself. We'll create a tailored plan based on your needs that may include building healthy attachments, addressing maladaptive thoughts, and encourage self-acceptance.

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  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Confidence
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self-Esteem
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Ana Melendez
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I encourage you to take control of your mental health and enjoy the self-growth journey. Remember help comes in many forms and being open to therapy will provide you with different aspects to view situations and learn new ways to cope.


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I encourage you to take control of your mental health and enjoy the self-growth journey. Remember help comes in many forms and being open to therapy will provide you with different aspects to view situations and learn new ways to cope.

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My go-to modalities are person-centered, solution focused, strengthen based, motivational and cognitive/dialectical behavior therapy. My education includes a bachelors in criminal justice, a master' in forensic psychology, and master' in social work.

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  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Criminal Justice Involvement
  • Depression
  • Personal Growth
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self Care
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  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma
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Dexter Jefferson Jr.
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Address your current thoughts and behaviors, and develop healthier routines, which can alleviate depression, anxiety or other mental health challenges that you may experience. Addressing your mental health needs, can lead to peace and happiness.


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Address your current thoughts and behaviors, and develop healthier routines, which can alleviate depression, anxiety or other mental health challenges that you may experience. Addressing your mental health needs, can lead to peace and happiness.

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I am a therapist who is sensitive to the various needs and backgrounds of my clients, my approach to treatment is guided by the thought that all my clients are unique individuals with different needs and life experiences.

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  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
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  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Military Service
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  • Young Men
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Angeline Baucom
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Process through the difficult and challenging experiences and memories that have been part of your past and current path. This can be relationship issues, raising children, trauma, mental health, substance use or everyday stress.


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Process through the difficult and challenging experiences and memories that have been part of your past and current path. This can be relationship issues, raising children, trauma, mental health, substance use or everyday stress.

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I use various research-based modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Family

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  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance Use
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John Coyne
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Together we will explore your values and the current direction of your life. We will explore what's most important to you and develop ways to get back on track with the life you want for yourself.


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Together we will explore your values and the current direction of your life. We will explore what's most important to you and develop ways to get back on track with the life you want for yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

One of my goals is to help people come into the present moment and get in touch with what they are experiencing in the here and now. Therapy is a place to slow down and really connect with what you are feeling.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Health
  • Life Transitions
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma
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