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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.

Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, 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.

South West of Washington DC, DC Substance Abuse Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Anya Szumowski
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Identify and challenge those patterns, behaviors, and beliefs that are holding you back and keeping you stuck. We can work to create meaningful change that aligns with your unique values, interests, wants, and needs.


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Identify and challenge those patterns, behaviors, and beliefs that are holding you back and keeping you stuck. We can work to create meaningful change that aligns with your unique values, interests, wants, and needs.

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I provide gentle challenges and necessary tools to help you overcome difficult obstacles, while highlighting your existing strengths to cultivate growth and healing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Trauma
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Alex Winnicki
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My mission is to help clients transform their pain into an opportunity for self-discovery, healing and empowerment, to ultimately reclaim their voice, purpose, and self-worth. I strive to assist you in finding your inner wisdom.


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My mission is to help clients transform their pain into an opportunity for self-discovery, healing and empowerment, to ultimately reclaim their voice, purpose, and self-worth. I strive to assist you in finding your inner wisdom.

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My role as a therapist is also as a collaborator, offering a partnership with a person centered approach. Thus I allow therapy to move at a pace you feel comfortable with, addressing issues as they arise.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Family Conflict
  • Mind-Body Connection
  • Self-Esteem
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Jessica Jobaris
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Let's meet the work of inevitable life changes, big Grief and little grief together, so you can come alive again, aligning in hope. Processing our pain engenders authenticity. And reminds us of the beauty of life's complexity. Let's begin!


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Let's meet the work of inevitable life changes, big Grief and little grief together, so you can come alive again, aligning in hope. Processing our pain engenders authenticity. And reminds us of the beauty of life's complexity. Let's begin!

Something to know about my approach is:

My master's degree specialized in trauma-informed Relational Psychodynamic Therapy. Basically, the therapist and client relate in the 'here and now,' establishing a transformative connection through supportive presence. Clients lead the way!

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  • Abuse
  • Acute Grief
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Anticipatory Grief
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Childhood Abuse or Neglect
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
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  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Prolonged Grief Disorder
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Expression
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Worth
  • Situational Grief
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Suicide loss
  • Trauma From Abuse
  • Women
  • Young Adults
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Angela Ferrara
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In our sessions together, we will explore the thoughts and emotions that feel the most pressing to you. We will help make sense of your world and process the reoccurring feelings, mindsets, and behaviors that you're unsure how to change.


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In our sessions together, we will explore the thoughts and emotions that feel the most pressing to you. We will help make sense of your world and process the reoccurring feelings, mindsets, and behaviors that you're unsure how to change.

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I offer a unique combination of depth-oriented therapy and skills-based training in my practice. Our work will be pragmatically focused as well as exploratory of the underlying cause of the issue for long-term growth.

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  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Burnout
  • Codependency
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Couples
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • Grief
  • Highly Sensitive People (HSPs)
  • Life Transitions
  • Love Addiction
  • Men
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women
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Anne Grisham-Pleas
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Collaborate together to develop a life worth living beyond trauma, substance use, and mental health challenges. We will address symptoms of codependency and address relationships that may be out of balance.


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Collaborate together to develop a life worth living beyond trauma, substance use, and mental health challenges. We will address symptoms of codependency and address relationships that may be out of balance.

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I integrate CBT, EFT, mindfulness, and resourcing skills to help you alleviate and manage somatic symptoms. I emphasize the importance of self-care and self-advocacy and the importance of healthy boundaries in all relationships.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attachment Styles
  • Boundaries
  • Codependency
  • Confidence
  • Coping Skills
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Skills
  • Substance Use Disorders
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