Alcohol abuse or dependency (also known as alcoholism) are serious problems relating to the habitual misuse of alcohol – typically characterized by drinking too much, too often, with an inability to stop. If drinking is negatively effecting your life and relationships and you can’t seem to get it under control, you may be abusing alcohol. Other signs could include craving a drink, drinking to relax, lying about drinking, neglecting responsibilities because of drinking, hiding your drinking, and/or driving while drinking. But the good news is, you don’t have to figure it out on your own. If you or someone you know is suffering from alcohol abuse or dependency, contact one of our specialists today to get help.

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Through deep listening, engaged support, humor, and compassion, Carol strives to be an ally at every step to individuals as they cultivate their unique and individual choices and lives their lives more fully.

— Carol Ciancutti, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York City, NY

I was the lead counselor at a residential treatment facility for co-occurring disorders for many years, and have experience with all types of addiction and addictive behaviors. I incorporate SMART recovery concepts, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and a Person Centered Approach. We will examine your thoughts, feelings and behaviors that lead to an unhealth relationship with substances and work to correct each of those.

— Katherine Pfeiffer, Counselor in Tampa, FL

I offer a compassionate yet practical approach to reducing or eliminating your alcohol use. I believe alcohol is one of the most damaging drugs around & if you want to stop or reduce your intake, then you are one of the smart ones! It is crazy to me that oftentimes people are judged as "having a problem" or being "abnormal" if they don't drink. If you are ready to stop or reduce alcohol, you are in the right place and I look forward to helping you finally become free of the chains of alcohol.

— Krissy Moses, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Winter Park, FL

Addiction is a disease of shame that does not discriminate. It is not meant to be fought in isolation because the opposite of addiction is not sobriety, it is connection. I have worked in the addiction field for over 5 years and utilize multiple therapy modalities including 12-steps, DBT, CBT, ETT, Motivational Interviewing, and more to overcome the grips of this disease.

— Sarah Underbrink, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Plano, TX

I have personal experience with Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Dependence, I have over 13 years of experience working with others struggling to identify their own personal relationship with alcohol and drug abuse. I provide an open, honest, judgement-free environment in order for clients to explore their own sense of dependence and abuse and help provide guidance and support for adopting a new attitude of moderation or abstinence, whatever fits the client's needs.

— Dylan Haas, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Boise, ID

Through deep listening, engaged support, humor, and compassion, Carol strives to be an ally at every step to individuals as they cultivate their unique and individual choices and lives their lives more fully.

— Carol Ciancutti, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York City, NY

As an individual in long-term recovery, I intimately understand the challenges of getting and staying sober from alcohol and other substances. Loss of friends and your social circle, persistent feelings of isolation, and finding new means of coping with difficult situations/emotions/stress are just a few of the issues I tackle with clients in recovery. I am uniquely equipped to help both newly sober individuals as well as those in long-term recovery.

— Nicole Bermensolo, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

I have spent over 30 years working voluntarily with individuals who struggle with issues of addiction and I have spent the last 2 years working with individuals clinically at an intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization treatment program. I know the 12 steps are not the answer for everyone and my experiences can help you figure out the best options to beat your addiction. I know how hard it is to stop or even seek help. Together, we can free you from the bondage of addiction.

— Alan Zupka, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in ORLANDO, FL

As a therapist who has worked in drug treatment for many years, and who holds certification as a Certified Addictions-Informed Professional, I understand that recovery is a lifelong journey. You’re likely already aware of some of the stressors or triggers that can arise, and you know how important it is to be prepared to navigate them safely. Together, we’ll acknowledge the different emotions tied to your addiction and address the patterns of shame or negativity that may hold you back.

— Alison Murphey, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

Are you struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol? Do you have other compulsive behavioral problems, such as overeating, gambling, shopping, sex, or money? As someone in long-term recovery from addiction myself, I know how challenging this struggle can be. But I also know that with proper treatment, you can overcome your addiction and lead a full and satisfying life in long-term recovery.

— Jesse Smith, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

I draw from the 12 step and harm reduction models in order to help Clients in this area. I can help you change your relationship with alcohol or get sober. I encourage a collaborative approach with primary care doctors and / or psychiatry to ensure best practice and safety.

— catherine rowe, Psychotherapist in Queens, NY

I have received substantial training on harm reduction and my primary focus is working with individuals struggling with substance misuse and the loved ones of those who have difficulties with substance misuse. I meet the client where they are at, knowing that they are the expert on their substance use and their substance use goals, whether that is moderation and/or abstinence.

— Zoe Lantelme, Clinical Psychologist

I have 27 years' experience working in addictions.

— Patrick Varney, Drug & Alcohol Counselor in Scottsdale, AZ

Addiction is my primary specialization. I approach treatment from a biopsychosocial model - that there are likely biological factors (like physical dependence), psychological factors (like poor coping habits and other mental health concerns), and social factors (either isolation or being surrounded by others who are also using substances) that hold the addictive behavior in place. We'll work together to unravel all these factors and help move you forward.

— Aaron Weiner, Clinical Psychologist in Lake Forest, IL

I have worked as a the clinical director of an inpatient rehabilitation center for substance abuse issues for the last 7 years. Over the course of my career, I've had the opportunity to help teens and adults struggling with alcoholism, drug addiction, and other process addictions. I am competent in assessment, treatment planning, discharge planning, and the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.

— Satchel Stillwell, Licensed Professional Counselor in Southlake, TX

Full substance use disorder recovery is possible. I believe that people inherently possess the wisdom and strength to make powerful changes in their lives and that everyone deserves a life that is free of substance obsessions. I also believe that the treatment must rest on working through underlying emotional issues, coupled with skill building for everyday situations. This work can be difficult and time consuming and I am honored to assist my patients in each and every one of their journeys.

— Sarah Karytko, Clinical Psychologist in Wellesley, MA