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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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Judith G. Hunt
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By the third session, you can expect to feel more at ease. The initial issue has been identified and discussed, so now we will focus on meeting the goals you have set to make the changes you want to make. A partnership will evolve.


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By the third session, you can expect to feel more at ease. The initial issue has been identified and discussed, so now we will focus on meeting the goals you have set to make the changes you want to make. A partnership will evolve.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in systems therapy, cognitive behavioral, and motivational therapies, and I encourage the practice of mindfulness and meditation. I utilize appropriate workbooks and bibliotherapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Samantha Andersen-Drenckhahn
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Overcome your challenges and work together to create a better life.


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Overcome your challenges and work together to create a better life.

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Samantha has experience working with both adults and adolescents in residential and outpatient settings. Providing services for individuals with substance abuse and mental health co-occurring conditions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Couples issues
  • Depression
  • Life changes
  • Substance Use
  • Teen issues
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De'Andrea Dillard
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After our first session, we should have established what your needs are and what you would like to achieve. My goal is that you walk away from each session feeling empowered, supported, and closer to the version of yourself you want to become.


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After our first session, we should have established what your needs are and what you would like to achieve. My goal is that you walk away from each session feeling empowered, supported, and closer to the version of yourself you want to become.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a multitude of methods to meet the needs of my clients. These include cognitive behavioral therapy, supportive counseling, motivational interviewing, family systems therapy, and strength based therapy among others.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
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Lauren Mernick
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Explore your past experiences that have shaped you into you are. We will work together to relearn how to treat yourself and others. We will help you become the healthiest version of yourself along the way.


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Explore your past experiences that have shaped you into you are. We will work together to relearn how to treat yourself and others. We will help you become the healthiest version of yourself along the way.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am heavily client-centered, meaning I believe in unconditional positive regard for my clients. I also focus on faulty thinking and problematic behavior patterns to help create lasting change in my clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Alcohol
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Communication Issues
  • Communication Skills
  • Habit Change
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Repetitive relational issues
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Lauren Mernick remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Rhode Island
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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