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500,000 people sought help at Thriveworks in the last year

Discover how starting substance abuse & addiction counseling can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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4 therapists available at Bethlehem
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ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Cigna | Evernorth, United Healthcare | Optum, +2 more
Medical / Health Issues, Anger, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, +14 more

I believe everyone can live a purposeful and meaningful life without having to win a battle against themselves.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Capital BlueCross of Pennsylvania | BCBS | Blue Cross Blue Shield, Geisinger Health Plan, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania | BCBS, +7 more
Narcissism, Anger, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, +10 more

I am a licensed professional counselor with 13 years of work experience empowering clients to cope with their issues and live their best life.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Capital BlueCross of Pennsylvania | BCBS | Blue Cross Blue Shield, Carelon, Geisinger Health Plan, +9 more
Anger, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, Stress, +11 more

As an advocate in the mental health field, my goal is to help those who are struggling with any form of obstacle and help them reach their desired goa... As an advocate in the mental health field, my goal is to help those who are struggling with any form of obstacle and help them reach their desired goal to reach their highest potential. Read more

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Cigna | Evernorth, United Healthcare | Optum, +3 more
Anger, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, Stress, Women’s Issues, +10 more

I believe that when we focus on strengths and solutions, inevitably we find exactly what we were looking for.

Starting Substance abuse & addiction counseling

What is Substance abuse & addiction counseling?

Substance abuse & addiction counseling can help people manage their urges to use the substance or engage in the activity they're addicted to. In addition, it can help people manage the challenges that stem from their addiction from relationship issues to problems at work as well as those that their addiction may stem from like trauma.

How does Substance abuse & addiction counseling work?

Thriveworks substance abuse & addiction counseling in Bethlehem, PA works by helping one understand the underlying causes of their addiction, teaching them coping strategies, and recognizing their specific triggers. Long-term or ongoing substance abuse & addiction counseling can also help to prevent relapse.

Is Substance abuse & addiction counseling conducted in person or online?

Thriveworks addiction counseling in Bethlehem, PA is conducted both in person and virtually through online therapt. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Substance abuse & addiction counseling last?

The length of substance abuse & addiction counseling depends on the individual's needs as well as the extent and severity of their addiction as well as the problems that might stem from it. That said, people can make meaningful progress in substance abuse & addiction counseling in the first weeks to months.

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Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling in Bethlehem, PA—Counselors and Therapists at Thriveworks Lehigh Valley

Mental health professionals possess a wide skillset, which allows them to help their clients with a wide array of challenges. For instance, a client might present anxious thoughts that make focusing at work feel completely impossible; in this case, the counselor can help the individual to understand the source of their anxiety and intervene with healthier thoughts. In another instance, a client might come to therapy in search of healing after her marriage of 5 years came crashing down; in this case, a counselor can help her to understand what happened to her relationship and determine steps for building a happy, healthy life again.

The gist is this: counselors help their clients to better understand the challenge they face and an effective solution for overcoming said challenge. This framework proves effective in many cases, including in addiction counseling. The counselors and psychologists at Thriveworks Bethlehem who specialize in addiction counseling aim to assist their clients in understanding their problematic habits, identifying healthier behaviors, and ultimately learning to manage their addiction in their day-to-day. They’ll utilize their special skills and their extensive training to help you live better.

Do I Need Substance Abuse Counseling?

Often, those who struggle with substance abuse don’t think they have a problem—or, they’re scared to admit they might have a problem. But in all reality, their habits are causing them serious distress and changing life as they know it: they’re calling out sick on Mondays, they’re spending less and less time with family, and they’re missing out on important milestones of adulthood. In addition to failing their responsibilities and missing out on important social as well as occupational activities due to their substance use, these individuals…

  • Are constantly craving the substance
  • Spend a significant amount of time using and recovering from the effects
  • Have tried to cut back on their consumption but haven’t succeeded
  • Continue to use even when it causes them distress
  • Use the substance even when it poses a serious danger to their health or wellbeing
  • Have to use more and more of the substance to achieve desired effects
  • Experience withdrawal symptoms when they aren’t using

Do any of these symptoms above hit close to home? The professionals at Thriveworks Bethlehem want to help you manage these symptoms and adopt healthier habits. If you think that you could benefit from substance abuse counseling, help is available today.

How Does Substance Abuse Counseling Work?

The first step in managing your addiction is booking an appointment with a mental health professional. After they evaluate your specific symptoms, understand your challenge(s) and therapy goals, they’ll be able to design your counseling sessions around what will prove most helpful to you.

Schedule an Addiction Counseling Session Today

If you’re ready to schedule a session for addiction counseling, we’re ready too. Just give us a call at 484-241-2848, and one of our scheduling experts will get you booked. Schedule online for faster results.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Bethlehem therapists and counselors accept 29 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Capital BlueCross of Pennsylvania | BCBS | Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Geisinger Health Plan

  • Geisinger Health Plan Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania | BCBS

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Self-pay costs at Bethlehem
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

5.0 Learn about verified reviews
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So far I have had good experiences with the clinicians and the management.
Susan Feb 2024
Thriveworks.com verified review
★★★★★
My experience with Thriveworks and the Counselor I was assigned to has been good so far. The Counselor is I had hoped, compassionate and intelligent. I am looking forward to continuing with her.
Read more My experience with Thriveworks and the Counselor I was assigned to has been good so far. The Counselor is I had hoped, compassionate and intelligent. I am looking forward to continuing with her.
Susan Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Kenneth Fulton has been my psychologist for over a year and a half. He has brought meaning back to my life, after losing my mother in February 2020 and dealing with covid. I can never put into words what his counseling has done for me. I went from a very dark place back into the light again. He's the greatest at what he does. I could go on and on about this counselor but that would take too long. Thank you Ken for everything you've done.
Read more Kenneth Fulton has been my psychologist for over a year and a half. He has brought meaning back to my life, after losing my mother in February 2020 and dealing with covid. I can never put into words what his counseling has done for me. I went from a very dark place back into the light again. He's the greatest at what he does. I could go on and on about this counselor but that would take too long. Thank you Ken for everything you've done.
Bethlehem Oct 2021
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
Through my sessions with Lora I’ve been able to stop doubting myself and my capabilities. My life has changed drastically for the better through her teachings and spot-on feedback. I started seeing Lora because I was going through a tough breakup and not only were we able to acknowledge the toxicity of that relationship, we were also able to tackle my productivity issues at work and I have since completely turned my career around. I feel as though I’ve been running with a ton of weight on my shoulders and Lora was able to guide me on how to liberate myself from all of these burdens and run freely! Thank you Lora, don’t know where I’d be without ya!
Read more Through my sessions with Lora I’ve been able to stop doubting myself and my capabilities. My life has changed drastically for the better through her teachings and spot-on feedback. I started seeing Lora because I was going through a tough breakup and not only were we able to acknowledge the toxicity of that relationship, we were also able to tackle my productivity issues at work and I have since completely turned my career around. I feel as though I’ve been running with a ton of weight on my shoulders and Lora was able to guide me on how to liberate myself from all of these burdens and run freely! Thank you Lora, don’t know where I’d be without ya!
Bethlehem Feb 2020
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★★★★★
I worked with Christiana for nearly four years in a clinical setting. In our agency, she was known as a compassionate counselor and was very sought-after by clients because of her caring nature and ability to hold clients accountable when needed. Her solid clinical skills made her a colleague I could always count on for solid feedback and a very thorough way of addressing client needs. She was able to look at clinical issues from multiple perspectives and with a real sense of fairness and respect for the client. Christiana is a rare find in this field!
Read more I worked with Christiana for nearly four years in a clinical setting. In our agency, she was known as a compassionate counselor and was very sought-after by clients because of her caring nature and ability to hold clients accountable when needed. Her solid clinical skills made her a colleague I could always count on for solid feedback and a very thorough way of addressing client needs. She was able to look at clinical issues from multiple perspectives and with a real sense of fairness and respect for the client. Christiana is a rare find in this field!
Bethlehem Jul 2019
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
Throughout my first job I have had a lot of stress. Christiana has helped me battle through my mental obstacles and become a better human being.
Read more Throughout my first job I have had a lot of stress. Christiana has helped me battle through my mental obstacles and become a better human being.
Bethlehem Mar 2019
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
I've known Camille Mackey many years and she has always cared for/helped people. She is a wonderful and very compassionate therapist. I feel very comfortable talking to her.
Read more I've known Camille Mackey many years and she has always cared for/helped people. She is a wonderful and very compassionate therapist. I feel very comfortable talking to her.
Bethlehem Mar 2019
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
Christiana is great! She is easy to talk to , ask the right questions to help me figure out how to get through my difficult time with my anxiety. I would recommend her to anyone looking for someone to just talk to or to help get through tough times!
Read more Christiana is great! She is easy to talk to , ask the right questions to help me figure out how to get through my difficult time with my anxiety. I would recommend her to anyone looking for someone to just talk to or to help get through tough times!
Bethlehem Mar 2019
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

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Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Bethlehem is located off of Linden St, just north of Bethlehem Memorial Park. We currently share a building with Our Serenity Therapeutic Massage, and our office is neighbored by Purevon. The closest bus stop is Easton at Jennings, and parking is available in our parking lot at the front of the building. If you have trouble finding our office, please reach out to us! We'll be happy to provide specific instructions.

Phone number

(484) 246-8486

Languages spoken by PA providers

  • English
  • Mandarin
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