Addiction counseling is a type of therapy that focuses on helping individuals overcome their addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling, or other behaviors that are harmful to their well-being.
Drug Dependence & Prescription Drug Abuse
We help people manage or often preferably eliminate and establish recovery from addictions. ie., alcohol, compulsive spending, drug, gambling, sexual, etc. Technology and food addictions can destroy one’s health and relationships. It can happen to anyone, from any walk of life, and at any age. Even if you feel like you are not addicted, there may be problems you would benefit from resolving.
Our drug, alcohol and other specific addiction counseling services aim to give you a help hand to achieve your quitting goals. We are therefore here for you, permanently assisting and supporting you on your way towards an improved life. No matter how hard this road seems, you will be able to resolve your addiction issues and learn how to deal with such issues in the future.
Counseling Techniques and Goals
Our therapist uses a variety of techniques to help our patients understand the root causes of their addiction, develop coping strategies, and learn to live a healthy, fulfilling life in recovery. The goal of addiction counseling is to help our patients achieve and maintain long-term sobriety, improve their mental health, and rebuild their relationships with loved ones.
Our therapist tailors the therapy to meet the unique needs of each patient. The end goal is to help patients live a rich, meaningful life, free of addiction, while managing difficult emotions and experiences.
Some techniques applied include, but they are not limited to: cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- The therapist works with the patient to identify negative thought patterns or beliefs that are contributing to their addiction.
Motivational Interviewing (MI)
- The therapist helps the patient to identify their values and goals, and to explore how their current behavior aligns with these values and goals.
Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- The therapist helps the patient to develop acceptance of their thoughts and emotions that lead to addiction, and thus eliminate the addictive behaviors.
What to expect?
You will receive full attention and personalized treatment in your one-on-one addiction counseling plan. The therapy plan will be tailored to meet your own unique needs. Additionally, you receive support from others like you when participating in group sessions.
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