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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 Connecticut from Bridgeport to West Haven or even New Britain, 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.

Connecticut Substance Abuse Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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I will discuss with you a variety of coping skills and interventions that are helpful in regaining balance, mental health or sobriety.

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I will always remind you of your potential and encourages you when you feel overwhelmed. I want you to leave my office feeling peaceful with a greater sense of confidence and well being.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cigarettes and Smoking
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Grief
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Explore the underlying issues that cause you problems. We will help bridge the gap between understanding and change. We will determine your willingness and motivation to improve your relationships with yourself and others.


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Explore the underlying issues that cause you problems. We will help bridge the gap between understanding and change. We will determine your willingness and motivation to improve your relationships with yourself and others.

Something to know about my approach is:

I gently guide individual to have a deeper understanding and appreciation of how they operate in the world, which then drives the person to change. I want the individual to have significant, long term change and not just a quick fix.

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  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family of Origin
  • Women’s Health
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We will work together to understand your problems and symptoms (and how they interact) followed by implementation of practical and research-driven solutions all couched in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

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I balance kindness and compassion with a focus on helping you to create concrete changes through the use of therapeutic techniques that are evidenced-based which means these methods have been consistently shown effective through research.

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  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Fears and Phobias
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Review your experiences in life and therapy and identify what is most important to you. We can create a structured approach to recovering from trauma or enhance coping skills and setting healthy boundaries.

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Person-Centered, meaning that I want to meet my clients where they need me. I provide empathy, validation, and unconditional positive regard. I support individuals to focus on the solutions in life instead of the problems.

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  • Addictions
  • Boundaries
  • Confidence
  • Relationships
  • Self-Worth
  • Trauma
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Margaret Jackson
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The importance of building a rapport and trusting therapeutic alliance. Better understanding of self-awareness. Power and control-things you can control vs things you cannot and how to manage. Understanding that counseling is self work with support.


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The importance of building a rapport and trusting therapeutic alliance. Better understanding of self-awareness. Power and control-things you can control vs things you cannot and how to manage. Understanding that counseling is self work with support.

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My approach in counseling is to meet the client where they are, help them understand their mental health issue, identify their strengths and weaknesses, and build through learning copings skills and utilizing internal strengths.

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  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance Use Disorders
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