A Private Practice Specializing in Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Alcohol, Opioids, Stimulants, Sedatives, Other Drugs
  • Personalized treatment for executives and professionals
  • Flexible, motivational approach
  • Absolute privacy and confidentiality
  • Individual,  group, and family therapy
  • Treatment for depression, anxiety, other psychiatric issues
  • Early recovery and relapse prevention groups
  • Alcohol moderation and harm reduction groups
  • Private offices in NYC and Princeton NJ

If you want private treatment for an alcohol or substance abuse problem in NYC or Princeton NJ, Recovery Options can help!  Founded by Dr. Arnold M. Washton, an internationally known addiction psychologist and book author, Recovery Options is a unique private practice that offers individually-tailored treatment. Our services are designed for busy people who want expert care that does not interefere with their work and home life. Dr. Washton and his expert team at Recovery Options offer flexible sophisticated care.   Whether you are having problems with alcohol, prescription opioids, benzodiazepines, cocaine, other substances, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or other psychiatric issues—we will design a customized treatment plan that meets your needs. We offer both abstinence-based treatment for individuals who want to completely stop using alcohol/drugs and remain abstinent over the long term; and, alcohol moderation (harm reduction) for those who want to learn how to reduce their alcohol consumption and keep it within safer limits.

Take the First Step– Contact Us, Now!

To schedule your private consultation with Dr. Washton, just fill out the Contact Us form to the right or call one of our offices: Manhattan Office (212) 944-8444. Princeton, NJ Office (609) 497-0433. All emails and telephone calls are held strictly confidential.


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  • Our Founder: Dr. Washton

    Dr. Arnold Washton

    Dr. Arnold Washton, founder and executive director of Recovery Options, is a world renowned addiction psychologist and book author with a long track record of success in treating substance abuse and related mental health problems.

    Treatment at Recovery Options, which is based on Dr. Washton's Integrative Approach, addresses not only the alcohol and drug use itself, but also the underlying emotional and psychological issues that drive addictive behaviors.

    Schedule an Evaluation

    Schedule an Evaluation

    If you are ready to get started, the first step is to schedule your appointment for a confidential evaluation in our NYC or NJ office. You can do so either by filling out the Contact Us form to the right or by calling us directly. After receiving your request, we will get back to you as quickly as possible with appointment times and/or answers to your questions. Please note that we do not accept any insurance plans (all services are self-pay) and we do not perform court-mandated evaluations.