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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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Joy Zelikovsky
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Many people struggle in their relationship with food and body. I help people discover a better relationship With food and body were thinking about eating or thinking about their body doesn’t cause distress.


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Many people struggle in their relationship with food and body. I help people discover a better relationship With food and body were thinking about eating or thinking about their body doesn’t cause distress.

Something to know about my approach is:

My clients describe me as friendly, empathetic, understanding, and willing to let them bring whatever they need to bring in the room.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
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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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • 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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Maria Apuzzo Okon remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, New York
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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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • College Students
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Postpartum
  • Retirement
  • Women's Issues
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Joyce Colburn remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Sarah Alston
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I work with you to continue to move forward and be successful. Building on how you are coping with situations within your life. I have experience working with many people experiencing problems related to cancer survivorship, substance abuse, depress


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I work with you to continue to move forward and be successful. Building on how you are coping with situations within your life. I have experience working with many people experiencing problems related to cancer survivorship, substance abuse, depress

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a blended approach of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, self-reflection, person-centered and mindfulness approach.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Peer Relationships
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy
  • Relationship Conflict
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma Sensitive
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Sarah Alston remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Leanna Lee-Sydnor
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Tackle LIFE and all of its complexities. We can talk about your past or present. We can touch on loss, depression, anxiety, family or faith. One guarantee is no matter where we start; the goal is to increase your hope for a better future.


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Tackle LIFE and all of its complexities. We can talk about your past or present. We can touch on loss, depression, anxiety, family or faith. One guarantee is no matter where we start; the goal is to increase your hope for a better future.

Something to know about my approach is:

Client-centered Clinician with 8+ years of experience across school, hospital and outpatient clinic setting. I have worked I want to meet my clients where they are. This means just listening or asking you tough questions that will bring clarity.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenthood
  • Stress Management
  • Young Adults
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Leanna Lee-Sydnor remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, New York