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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.

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Carey ONeill
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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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Together, we will:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family of Origin
  • Women’s health
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Joyce Colburn
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The issues that are causing you to seek therapy, modes of treatment, changes to make, and your hopes and dreams.


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The issues that are causing you to seek therapy, modes of treatment, changes to make, and your hopes and dreams.

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We focus quickly on your reasons for seeking therapy and together, as partners, we move forward to develop a plan that will enable you to start feeling better.

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  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • College Students
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Postpartum
  • Retirement
  • Women's Issues
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Dr. Aly Savala
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Together we will work on empowering you, helping you feel inconceivably brave, unloading some of the pain you might have been carrying, helping you gain inner peace, & allowing yourself to be seen. Together we will unpack your life story.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Together we will work on empowering you, helping you feel inconceivably brave, unloading some of the pain you might have been carrying, helping you gain inner peace, & allowing yourself to be seen. Together we will unpack your life story.

Something to know about my approach is:

My biggest takeaway from therapy was how crucial the therapeutic relationship is; so much more work, growth, and healing can be done when you feel safe with your therapist, when you feel they really see you and understand you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Codependency
  • Couples Therapy
  • EMDR
  • grief
  • Men's Issues
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Sobriety
  • Trauma
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Dr. Aly Savala remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Dr. Maria Apuzzo Okon
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I am here to support you in gaining control and providing support to you making positive decisions during overwhelming times. I am hoping we can work together in a warm, welcoming, and non judgmental environment.


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I am here to support you in gaining control and providing support to you making positive decisions during overwhelming times. I am hoping we can work together in a warm, welcoming, and non judgmental environment.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with individuals and families that are struggling with mental health issues. I work with adults with a combination of mental health, addiction and trauma related issues.

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  • Addictions
  • Anger
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Betting and Gambling
  • Boundaries
  • Chronic Mental Disorders
  • Complex Trauma
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Life Adjustment
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Trauma Related Disorders
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Dr. Maria Apuzzo Okon remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, New York
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Sammi Farber
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I believe that, in order to live a fuller life, one cannot focus on what they wish to restrict or lessen; rather, they must focus on what they have to gain in this world. together we will find out what you have to gain!


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Together, we will:

I believe that, in order to live a fuller life, one cannot focus on what they wish to restrict or lessen; rather, they must focus on what they have to gain in this world. together we will find out what you have to gain!

Something to know about my approach is:

Though I specialize primarily in eating disorders, I also have extensive experience in treating generalized anxiety disorder, depression, borderline personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationship problems and life transitions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anorexia
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Health and Drug Use
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (OCSDs)
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma
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Sammi Farber remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Connecticut, New York