Cory Schneider Psychotherapy

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566 S. San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048 
On-Line To Clients in California & New York

Begin Recovery with a Therapist for Substance Use

You deserve to be happy and healthy. Therapy can help you to achieve your goals.

Reclaim Control & Rewrite Your Story:

Change Your Relationship with Substance Use and Change Your Life with Compassionate Individual Therapy

With a wealth of experience and a compassionate approach, I recognize that drug and alcohol abuse is not solely about substances; it’s about emotional issues, traumas, and a quest for solace. My expertise transcends textbooks, enabling me to offer tailored support that acknowledges the uniqueness of every struggle.

Man on Top of the Mountain

Do Not Let Your Substance Use Disorder Define You! You're Strong and Worthy!

Contrary to misconceived notions, addiction is not a result of mere weakness, but rather a complex interplay of genetic, environmental, and psychological factors. Unfortunately, stigma further entangles the lives of those affected, stifling their voices and obstructing their paths to recovery. I stand resolute in my commitment to combating this stigma, fostering an environment of empathy and understanding where every individual is seen as a warrior battling a formidable opponent.

Overcome Substance Abuse Through Empathetic Counseling

My client-centered approach ensures your unique needs and goals shape your healing process and recovery roadmap. Backed by proven practices, my extensive experience spans diverse substances and addiction scenarios. This knowledge drives my strategies, leading you toward sustainable recovery. Amidst addiction’s isolation, my empathetic environment offers solace. Free of judgment, my compassion provides a safe space for your story, fostering self-acceptance and renewal.

Your Recovery Journey Starts Today: Discover the Power of Personalized Substance Abuse Counseling

I offer a wide range of services designed to guide you toward lasting recovery and renewed purpose. Here’s how I can be your partner on this transformative journey:

A Multifaceted Approach to Healing: Individual and Family Therapy

Your recovery is multifaceted, and so are my alcohol and drug addiction treatments. My individual counseling sessions provide you with personalized attention, allowing us to delve deep into your unique experiences and challenges. Our family sessions mend relationships strained by addiction, fostering understanding and support that’s pivotal to recovery from substance abuse.

I understand that no two paths to recovery are the same. I take the time to understand your background, triggers, and aspirations. This knowledge forms the basis of personalized treatment options crafted exclusively for you. Your individualized treatment program evolves as you do, adapting to your progress and needs, ensuring that your journey is as unique as you are.

Personalized Pathways to Success: Tailored Treatment Plans

Beyond Breakthroughs: Equipping You for a Resilient Future

Recovery is not just about breaking free from addiction; it’s about building the skills to sustain your newfound strength. I am committed to equipping you with essential coping strategies and life skills that empower you to navigate challenges with resilience. I recognize that relapse prevention is a cornerstone of your journey to recovery from addiction, and I provide you with the tools you need to face triggers head-on.

No One Walks Alone on the Journey to Long-Term Recovery. Let Me Help You!

I stand ready to address a diverse spectrum of addictions with unwavering dedication and a proven approach. Here’s how I approach different types of addictions:

Strength Comes from Seeking Help. Take the First Step Towards Recovery Today!

I’m not just a therapist; I’m your devoted partner in transformation. I understand that addiction is multi-dimensional. My approach embraces a holistic perspective, addressing emotional, psychological, and social factors that are essential for genuine healing. You’re not defined by addiction; you’re defined by your potential for growth. I focus on understanding you as a whole individual, recognizing your strengths and aspirations beyond challenges.

Your struggle doesn’t define you. Triumph does. Get in touch to journey from adversity to empowerment. Reclaim your life, rewrite your story – your sober life starts here!

frequently asked questions

Addiction recovery involves several stages that aim to address the physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of addiction. Here’s an overview of how substance abuse counseling typically works:

  • Assessment: The first step is to gather information about the client’s substance use history, medical and mental health issues, social support system, and any co-occurring issues.
  • Treatment Planning: Based on the assessment, we work together to create a substance use disorder program. This outpatient substance abuse treatment plan outlines the goals, strategies, and interventions that will guide the counseling process.
  • Detoxification (if necessary): In cases where the individual is physically dependent on a substance, detoxification might be necessary. This involves safely managing withdrawal symptoms under medical supervision to help the person safely eliminate the substance from their body.
  • Therapeutic Interventions: Various therapeutic techniques are employed to address the psychological and emotional aspects of addiction. These can include:
    1. Individual Counseling
    2. Group Therapy
    3. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    4. Motivational Interviewing
    5. Family Therapy
    6. Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Regular sessions are conducted to track progress, address setbacks, and modify the treatment plan as needed. Clients learn to identify potential triggers, develop strategies to manage cravings and create a plan to prevent relapse. This is a crucial aspect of maintaining long-term recovery.
As the client progresses, I collaborate with them to create an aftercare plan that outlines strategies for continued support and relapse prevention. This plan may involve ongoing counseling, support group participation, and other resources.

Embarking on the path of recovery is a courageous step—one that raises questions about its effectiveness. Guided by a fusion of evidence-based methodologies and personalized care, substance abuse counseling offers a beacon of hope to those seeking freedom from addiction’s grasp. Studies have shown that individuals who engage in counseling and receive substance use disorder treatments experience higher rates of sustained recovery compared to those who don’t.

However, your dedication to the process plays a pivotal role. Like any journey, your commitment is a key ingredient in shaping the outcome. While the path may not always be linear, the tools, coping strategies, and insights you acquire during counseling will equip you to face challenges with newfound resilience. Remember, the effectiveness of substance abuse counseling isn’t just a statistic; it’s a promise—a promise to support you on your journey to recovery, renewal, and enduring well-being.

It’s important to understand that recovery isn’t always a straight path. If you find yourself facing a relapse, it doesn’t mean you’ve failed. It’s a detour—a chance to learn, grow, and strengthen your commitment to your healing journey.

In the event of a relapse, I’m here for you with unwavering support and understanding. We’ll work together to analyze the triggers, identify the patterns, and develop strategies to prevent future setbacks.

Your progress is not erased by a relapse; it’s a part of the process. I’ll guide you through this phase, offering insights and tools to help you get back on track. Remember, your resilience is a testament to your determination.