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Addiction Therapy


Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol addiction is a common affliction affecting more than 15 million people in the United States.

However, less than 8% of those affected receive treatment for alcohol abuse disorder. If you or someone you know may be suffering from alcohol abuse disorder, help is available.

Drinking is a common and socially accepted activity. Over half of Americans report drinking in the past month. However, not all who drink suffer from alcohol abuse disorder. Alcohol abuse disorder is defined as alcohol use that consistently negatively affects one’s life.


Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction can be financially and socially devastating to sufferers. Approximately 2.6% of Americans are estimated to suffer from problem gambling. With the proliferation of mobile devices and app-based gaming placing gambling opportunities in your pocket, gambling disorders are more challenging to control than ever. Fortunately, help is available.

Game Console

Gaming Addiction

If you believe you may be experiencing video game addiction, I can help. By learning how to avoid problem gaming behaviors, you can manage the hold gaming has on your own life. Even if you find that you play a lot of video games and your behavior does not rise to the level of addiction, you may benefit from learning strategies to manage your own behavior and keep yourself from slipping into video game addiction.


Heroin Addiction

If not treated, heroin addiction can consume lives, and while the medical process of physically stopping ingesting the drug are central to dealing with heroin addiction, counseling has an important part to play in maintaining a heroin-free life. From dealing with the need for heroin, to coping with life without returning to the drug, a counselor can help addicts rebuild life and importantly, maintain their recovery.

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Marijuana Addiction

Although sometimes perceived as non-addictive, marijuana contains chemicals which can produce effects leading to increased use, addiction and dependency in some users. This can have a large impact on an individual’s ability to function in daily life, work and relationships.

There is no-one-size-fits all when it comes to addiction counseling. Every addict is different, with their own problems and reasons for adopting the addictive habit.


Nicotine Addiction

Like most addictions, there are physical and behavioral triggers for nicotine addiction. Therefore, using nicotine replacement therapies, such as patches, gum or lozenges, may not be enough to address dependence. Indeed, vaporizers are often marketed as a form of nicotine replacement therapy, but many people continue to use them, and some vaporizer users have never smoked.

If you or a loved one are exhibiting symptoms, it may be a sign of nicotine addiction / dependence.

Prescription Drugs

Opioid Addiction

Are you or is someone you know addicted to opioids? Are you unsure if you or someone you know has crossed the line between opioid use and opioid abuse? Nancy can help you find these answers, and, if opioid use has become problematic, help you learn & use strategies to cope with & overcome that addiction.

Addiction Therapy

Effects can be far reaching, having an impact on every aspect of life; from work, to family & relationships. Whether an addiction is for medicinal or recreational substances, finding a solution to the problem is essential to find stability & live life on healthier terms.

Rethink Addiction as a Response to Emotional Pain

Every addict is different, with their own problems and reasons for adopting the addictive habit. Equally, the path to recovery is different for everyone. As a trained counselor, Nancy tailors her advice to what best suits the needs of the patient. In addition, she may be able to recommend patients to other support groups or further treatment where this may be necessary.

Nancy specializes in addiction with emphasis on substance abuse.

She’s helped adolescents & adults stop abusing pain medication, heroin & other illicit substances. She is gentle & compassionate in her approach. Above all, she brings to light what response to emotional pain each person has that may have brought on the addiction in the first place.

While the physical addiction is often the focus of those looking to heal from drug addiction, counseling is an important part of this process.

Nancy provides the support and insight needed to help patients overcome their problems today and remain addiction free in the future. Counseling can help patients build long-term solutions to addiction.

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