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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.

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Attain the personal growth and goals which you are seeking by exploring, understanding, and transforming patterns that no longer serve you. We will also gain insight into the way you relate to yourself, others and the world around you.

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I received specialized training in various evidence-based treatment modalities including Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and ADHD assessment and treatment.

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  • Adjustment Issues
  • Adult ADHD
  • Alcohol
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assessments
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)
  • Body Image
  • Communication Skills
  • Confidence
  • Couples
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Grief
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Regulation
  • Social Media Use
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Women
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Together, we will find that healing is within reach. We'll foster collaboration as I help guide you towards you full potential in your healing journey.

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I practice an integrative and holistic therapeutic approach, addressing mind, body, and spirit. With expertise in crisis, trauma, and addiction, I view clients through a contextual and social lens, guided by the Person-in-Environment Theory.

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  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Crisis
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Mild Depression
  • Trauma
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Katie Bowler
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make change in your life, work towards your goals, process life events and build useful coping skills. I can help you be in control of your emotions, manage stress without problem behaviors and be present in your life.

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I specialize in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and work with clients struggling with managing emotions, dealing with stress, being mindful and have interpersonal issues.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Mood Disorders
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss
  • Substance Use
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Karen Loaiza
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Collaboratively help you to understand the underlying factors contributing to your distress, teach you ways to more effectively work through the symptoms you're experiencing, and increase your sense of engagement and enjoyment in life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work from an integrative approach, drawing on evidence-based interventions, clinical instincts, and the therapy relationship. I often use cognitive behavioral therapy as well as incorporate insight-oriented skills and emotional processing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Substance Use
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Karen Loaiza remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah,...
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Raymond Annable
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Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.


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Learn how to come to terms with past events that have led you to this point and accept, rather than fight, feelings such as anxiety, grief, guilt, and shame. I can also help you learn skills to build a life that you are happy to wake up and live.

Something to know about my approach is:

Many of my clients come to me at pivotal points in life. Times in life where you know you can't keep living the way you are but you can't see a way forward.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Alcohol
  • Anxiety
  • Health Anxiety
  • High Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Illness and Disease
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Use
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Raymond Annable remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, No...