Eric deeply admires . . .

. . . the courage it takes to enter into therapy and begin the process of self-exploration leading to greater overall well-being.

Eric Belsterling

Eric’s Approach

Depending on the client’s individual needs and wants, Eric will co-create a treatment plan that will be optimal for the individual, for lasting, systemic recovery from all substance use disorders, process addictions, trauma, and/or co-occurring disorders. He prides himself in having an understanding of how these various fields work together in addiction and trauma, and also embodies these tenets in his own personal quest for trauma resolution, recovery and well-being. Eric is committed to utilizing the latest, evidenced based practices in stewarding his clients toward a more joy-filled, peaceful, and meaningful life.

Treatment for Trauma

Not everyone who suffers from trauma will develop full-blown PTSD, but many do, and given its well researched link to addictive disorders, we know that healing from trauma is one of the single most important things we can do for ourselves in order to achieve a life of peace, balance and fulfillment.

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Therapy for Problematic Sexual Behavior

I follow the new “Theory Neutral” framework for working with people suffering from distress related to their sexual behavior and habits that is non-stigmatizing, non-judgemental, and seeks to distinguish between behaviors that are merely problematic and those which are truly addictive.
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Therapy for Substance Use Disorders

I believe there are many ways to achieve “recovery,” and I utilize various evidence-based theories in my practice such as, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and EMDR in treating addictions and helping people in their recovery process.

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Depression Treatment

Depression is a mental illness, which one should not confuse with the short-term emotional distress, anxiety attacks or feeling low, which also are constituents of depression. Anyone can feel low for a brief period of time…

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Anxiety Treatment

Whether it is social phobia, specific phobia, post traumatic stress disorder, general anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, or similar, it falls under the category of anxiety disorder, and calls for clinical and…

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