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Why Choose Chris?
Specializing in Couples Therapy, Addictions, Mental Health, Crisis, Anger & Gambling

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Nights, Saturday and Sunday Hours | Affordable and Confidential | Local Office | Convenient to Northern Westchester and Putnam County

Get Help Fighting Alcoholism & Drug Addiction

Substance abuse causes many problems within individuals and their families. Stress Free Counseling specializes in providing support for those struggling with alcohol abuse and drug addiction. Our 12-step friendly counselors have an excellent understanding of the impact of these issues can have on both the addict and loved ones. We also help with gambling and Internet addiction.

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Helping Addicts & Their Families

At Stress Free Counseling, we help the person addicted to a substance and also their families. Typically, the person addicted to a substance has legal, financial, emotional, and immediate crisis problems to deal with. Substances that are commonly abused include alcohol, marijuana, prescription medicines, inhalant, nicotine, cocaine, and other illegal substances.

Please take a moment to examine the list of symptoms below to see if you or a loved one has a possible addiction problem. While these do not comprise a complete list of symptoms, they should give you an idea of possible substance abuse problems. If you find that many of these symptoms are present, please give us a call for help.

Symptoms of Addiction:

  • Having More of the Drink or Drug To Maintain the High
  • Sudden Personality Changes 
  • Anger Outbursts That Are Unusual 
  • Withdrawal From Responsibility
  • General Changes In Overall Attitude
  • Loss of Interest In Favorite Things
  • Missing Work or School
  • Changes In Friends & Reluctance To Have Friends Visit or Talk About Them
  • Difficulty In Concentration, Paying Attention
  • Lying About the Amount of Drinking/Drug Use That They Are Doing
  • Sudden Jitteriness, Nervousness, or Aggression
  • Becoming Increasingly Isolated 
  • Aggressive & Irritable
  • Deterioration of Physical Appearance & Grooming
  • Avoiding Friends or Family In Order to Get Drunk or High
  • Drinking & Driving
  • Feeling Hopeless, Depressed, Suicidal
  • Continual Wearing of Long-Sleeved Garments Particularly In Hot Weather or Reluctance To Wear Short-Sleeved Attire When Appropriate
  • Association With Known Substance Abusers
  • Unusual Borrowing of Money From Friends, Co-Workers or Family
  • Blaming Someone Else for Their Addiction
  • Stealing Small Items From Employer, Home or School
  • Secretive Behavior Regarding Actions & Possessions
  • Poorly Concealed Attempts To Avoid Attention & Suspicion Such As Frequent Trips To Storage Rooms, Restroom, or Basement
  • Declining Grades
  • Forgetfulness
  • Disappearing Money or Valuables
  • Sounding Selfish & Not Caring About Others
  • Planning Drinking In Advance, Hiding Alcohol, Drinking or Using Other Drugs Alone

Proudly offering Counseling and Therapy in all areas of Westchester County, Putnam County, and Dutchess County including the following communities - Somers, Yorktown Heights, Bedford, Katonah, Cortlandt Manor, Mohegan Lake, Brewster, Armonk, Bedford Hills, North Salem, Mahopac, Mt. Kisco, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger Falls, Carmel, Pleasantville, Peekskill, Croton, Rye, Harrison, Purchase, Chappaqua & Putnam Valley.

Psychology & Therapy services provided including but not limited to:

• Individual Therapy  • Trauma • Anger Anxiety • Anger Mood Swings
Couples Counseling Depression • Gambling • Codependency Post Traumatic Stress
• Drug and Alcohol Addiction • Marriage Problems • Life Coaching  • Self Esteem issues Relationship Problems
• Stress