Recovery Coaching Specialist

Family Addiction Specialist

Addiction Specialists located in Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan, New York, NY

Family Addiction Specialist offers New York City’s most personal and discreet addiction and mental health Recovery Coaching services and provides services worldwide. Receiving individualized support and guidance is essential for breaking your addiction and maintaining your recovery, as well as for working through mental health issues, lifestyle changes, relationship challenges, among a host of other personal and professional concerns. Lin Sternlicht, LMHC, MA, EdM, and Aaron Sternlicht, LMHC, CASAC, at Family Addiction Specialist have years of experience helping people successfully recover and return to a thriving life through Recovery Coaching, a program designed to meet your needs during and after recovery. Family Addiction Specialist is headquartered in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City, but also offers concierge services to your home or office, virtual coaching services, and works with international clients via teletherapy or in-person. To learn more about Recovery Coaching, call Family Addiction Specialist in Brooklyn and Manhattan to schedule an initial assessment.

Recovery Coaching Q & A

 

Who is Recovery Coaching for?

While the majority of individuals interested in Recovery Coaching initiate services to address an addiction, The Family Addiction Specialist Recovery Coaching program is also designed to address a variety of other issues such as mental health concerns including depression or anxiety, family discord such as parent-child conflict, relationship issues such as infidelity, separation, or divorce, as well as behavioral and lifestyle issues such as poor sleep, career or academic performance, inadequate nutrition or exercise, career performance, among other issues.

What addictions are addressed in the Recovery Coaching program?

The team at Family Addiction Specialist holds expertise in a variety of addictions, specializing in substance abuse such as alcohol, benzodiazepines, opioids, and amphetamines, as well as to behavioral addictions such as gambling, day trading or cryptocurrency trading, sex addiction, and digital addictions such as to gaming or social media.  For more information on Family Addiction Specialist’s digital addiction services, please review their Digital Addiction and Gaming Recovery service page.

When should I start Recovery Coaching?

You can start Recovery Coaching at any point in your journey:

At the start of addiction treatment

If you’re looking for a place to begin, Family Addiction Specialist can help. Services begin with a comprehensive assessment to evaluate your primary concerns, needs, and goals, focusing not only on your presenting concerns but on all underlying issues. Upon an in-depth assessment, your specialist will curate a customized recovery plan for you to meet your needs and provide the most personalized treatments.

In cases where a medical detox is required or medication is needed to address psychological concerns, Family Addiction Specialist partners with a small and intimate team of trusted psychiatrists and doctors who offer Medication-Assisted Treatments. Medication-Assisted Treatments are utilized for select patients for whom it’s appropriate and who will benefit from the program.

Medication-Assisted Treatment uses medication together with counseling. You’ll receive Suboxone® to help you safely and painlessly withdraw from your opioid addiction, or your doctor may prescribe a medication like Vivitrol® to aid in your recovery from alcohol or opioid dependence.

Family Addiction Specialist also offers alcohol and drug testing and monitoring on-site, virtually, or in conjunction with a trusted lab to help during your withdrawal and throughout recovery. Alcohol and drug testing and monitoring provide accountability to individuals who may benefit from such services.
Family Addiction Specialist also offers Recovery Coaching in concert with your own doctor, sponsor, life coach, outpatient substance abuse program, sober living home, or any other recovery method.

Throughout recovery

You can enter Recovery Coaching at any time during your recovery. When you’re ready to take back control of your life, you’re struggling to make sense of your life, or you recognize you’re on a downward spiral and at risk for relapse — Recovery Coaching can help.  Many also benefit from Recovery Coaching after sustained periods of sobriety in order to refresh and enhance their recovery program, and/or during times of personal change or crisis such as to career, relationship, or other major life area.

Help with any addiction

Family Addiction Specialist offers coaching for people struggling with opioid dependence, alcohol dependence, amphetamine dependence, other drug addictions, and behavioral addictions such as gambling, sex, food, porn, or electronic addictions.

 

What should I expect during Recovery Coaching?

Recovery Coaching is a collaborative effort that focuses on finding solutions and maximizing your strengths.
During Recovery Coaching you’ll find purpose in life and get practical help with issues such as:

  • Developing a sustainable recovery plan
  • Preventing relapse
  • Removing obstacles to your recovery
  • Building a support network
  • Learning stress reduction strategies
  • Learning about the effect of addiction on your brain and body
  • Coping skills for negative emotions
  • Building self-esteem and confidence
  • Dealing with family and relationship issue
  • Setting healthy boundaries with friends, family, and colleagues

The team at Family Addiction Specialist has extensive experience helping clients with divorce, parenting, co-parenting, and child custody issues surrounding addiction.

If you find yourself facing a crisis during your recovery, your specialist is available to provide immediate assistance for high-conflict situations. They offer quick and private solutions to your crisis, whether you’re in their Recovery Coaching program or you’re in town for a short time on a personal or professional trip to New York City.

As you learn to heal during recovery, your specialist supports your physical health by providing suggestions for proper sleep hygiene, meditation and mindfulness strategies, nutritional recovery, and fitness coaching. They’ll also help you find resources in the community to support your recovery.

Will I receive specialized Recovery Coaching services?

Family Addiction Specialist offers existing clients specialized supplemental treatments such as Hypnosis, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), and nutritional coaching among other treatment methods. Private and personalized services can also be provided such as a therapeutic recovery companion as well as sober and safe transportation to social events, business trips, or other day-to-day destinations both in and around the New York City area, domestically, or internationally. With a recovery companion, you’ll have someone with you when you go to certain high-risk events that may compromise your recovery. For more information on recovery companion services please visit the Therapeutic Recovery Companion service page.

Family Addiction Specialist is available to meet with their Recovery Coaching clients seven days a week and offers flexible scheduling. As such, your career or other professional and personal commitments will not be disrupted. Your specialist can make this guarantee because they only work with a select few number of clients at a time, allowing them to provide the most personal and intimate care.

Your specialist can also serve as an advocate for legal issues, including criminal and child protective service cases. They provide written legal reports and represent their clients in court.

What else should I know about Recovery Coaching?

Recovery Coaching is available in-person and through phone calls, Skype, Zoom, and Facetime interactions. Your specialist will also provide you with text messages and/or email check-ins and communications.

Currently, therapy and coaching appointments are being held at the Family Addiction private and discreet office in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City. Additionally, Family Addiction Specialist offers virtual appointments as well as home and office visits. Your specialist will arrive at your home, meet with your family, review lifestyle and family dynamics, and be better equipped to provide the necessary recommendations to improve your wellbeing and presenting problems.

If you’re ready for Recovery Coaching, call Family Addiction Specialist to set up an initial assessment and talk about your goals and recovery needs.

When requested or determined to be more beneficial for the patient, Family Addiction Specialist also conducts psychotherapy sessions for individuals and families.  Please review the Therapy service page for more information.

 

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