Dr. Ascher specializes in treating substance use issues and other compulsive behaviors for high functioning adults utilizing evidence-based practices. Confidentiality and discreet care is of the utmost importance. He has years of experience working with heads of corporations, senior managers, lawyers, judges, entrepreneurs, physicians, dentists, veterinarians, psychologists, performing artists, professional athletes, and other public figures. Regardless of vocation, many of those suffering have an extraordinary ability to prevent their substance use from negatively affecting their job or career, at least for a while.
Do you or a loved one have a problem with misusing prescription medication such as oxycontin, ambien, vicodin, valium, adderall, percocet, or xanax? Do you need help managing a problem with alcohol, cocaine, opioids, marijuana, heroin, or benzos? Dr. Ascher can help you to feel better.
If necessary, Dr. Ascher can design a personalized Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) or Aftercare & Transitional Support Program for those leaving rehab or looking for more support. Dr. Ascher can also help you to identify world class treatment options based on your values, needs and goals. In times of crisis, Dr. Ascher can respond quickly and work with you and your family to address a loved ones substance problems.
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Buprenorphine-Naloxone (Suboxone/Zubsolv/Bunavail) Management
Dr. Ascher only treats a select number (usually less than 10) of highly motivated clients with buprenorphine (Suboxone). Each patient must be in individual therapy at least once weekly with a therapist of their choosing. The monthly fee includes urine drug screening and one 45 minute session a month that can be used for individual, couples or family therapy. Dr. Ascher will also arrange a visit with a primary care physician who will follow liver enzymes and perform a history and physical.
Learn more about how Dr. Ascher can help with addiction treatment:
- How to Quit or Reduce Your Drinking
- Help Your Loved One Seek Treatment For Substance Use
- What Is SMART Recovery?
- Getting Off Suboxone
- Naloxone – If Someone You Love Has An Opioid Use Disorder
- The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Adolescent Substance Use Disorders
- Behavioral Addictions
- Addicted to Sex or Pornography
- Do You Have A Gambling Problem?
- My Loved Ones Say I Am Addicted to Drugs
- Medication Assisted Recovery
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Dr. Ascher is a psychiatrist in Philadelphia, serving clients in surrounding areas, including Merion Station, Narberth, Wynnewood, Gladwyne, Ardmore, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Radnor, Villanova, Wayne, Berwyn, Paoli and Devon, PA. To learn more about treatment and evaluation for addiction in Philadelphia, please reach out today.Please share this post!