Nicole Arzt

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Nicole Arzt is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in providing psychotherapy for individuals, families, and groups struggling with substance use disorders and psychiatric illnesses. She received her Master of Science from California State University, Long Beach in 2014. She has extensive experience working in a variety of dual-diagnosis treatment centers, providing services for all levels of care from detoxification to long-term outpatient therapy. Nicole currently works full-time as a therapist utilizing psychodynamic and humanistic work. A passionate writer, she has authored several scholarly articles, blog posts, and professional research centered on addiction and mental health.


How to Plan a Dry Wedding

By Nicole Arzt

In the chaotic midst of wedding planning, the idea of throwing an enjoyable, no-booze affair may seem like an impossible order. Continue Reading

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Here are the facts regarding nation-wide Fentanyl abuse. Continue Reading

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How Adderall Abuse Can Lead to Psychosis

By Nicole Arzt

Research continues to indicate a relationship between Adderall misuse and psychosis. Continue Reading

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While these medications can provide some immediate relief, they can also lead to long-term substance abuse. Continue Reading

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How to Budget New Hobbies During Recovery

By Nicole Arzt

If you don’t find new interests, you risk feeling stagnant and bored — and that can be a triggering experience for anyone. Continue Reading