Crisis Support

IN CRISIS? LISTED BELOW ARE SOURCES OF SUPPORT (UK SERVICES).  Addictions Counselling Nottingham is unable to provide crisis support.  If you, a family member or a friend are in crisis and need urgent help, please seek assistance by from one of the below. Addictions Counselling Net is unable to provide crisis support. Your GP and […]

Online addiction recovery resources

Online Addiction Therapy

Here are a number of online addiction resources Online Addiction Recovery Resources     – in no particular order: In The Rooms Website Ken Pomerance and Ron Tannebaum started “In The Rooms” with a simple goal in mind: to give recovering addicts a place to meet and socialize when they’re not in face-to-face meetings. “In The […]

Maintaining a solid recovery from addiction over Christmas

Maintaining a sound recovery from addiction, particularly in the early days, can be challenging and at Christmas this can be even more so. With increased triggers, pressure and the ghosts of Christmas past all potentially adding to the mix, these tips for solid recovery are a present worth unwrapping. Here at www.addictionscounselling.net we asked people […]

Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery .. it’s not just for Christmas Doing addiction recovery, particularly early recovery, can be challenging, and at Christmas this challenge can be tougher. With increased triggers, pressure and the ghosts of Christmas past all potentially adding to the mix these tips for solid recovery are a present worth unwrapping. Here Andrew Harvey, addictions […]

Considering rehab?

Considering rehab? People often have lots of questions around rehab. Do I need rehab? How do I find one that suits? How much does it cost? Does rehab work?  Addiction Counselling Nottingham offers unbiased and informed information and consultation to those exploring options with regards to recovery. We DO NOT accept referral fees from rehab […]

Addiction Recovery Tools – dealing with urges, cravings and desires.

Addiction Recovery Tools – dealing with urges, cravings and desires. Addiction recovery tools can play a crucial role in building and maintaining a lasting recovery. This information is available for download or printing here –  Recovery Tools – Your relationship with urges and Cravings Your Relationship with Urges and Cravings The challenges of urges, wants, […]

A clients experience of therapy for drug addiction

This client has given us permission to publish their experience of drug addiction therapy for cannabis addiction This male in his mid-20’s attended 10 sessions of drug addiction therapy at our Nottingham Practice over 18 weeks. During his therapy he sought and achieved abstinence from addictive cannabis use. The therapeutic work included looking at issues and […]

Therapy for alcoholism – one client’s experience

One client’s experience of therapy for alcoholism. Everyone’s journey into and out of active addiction is different. Below is a short account of one client’s journey. I started seeing Andrew in February 2015 for specialist therapy for alcoholism. At first I was very reluctant to face my problems and struggled with denial of all of […]

Achieving lasting recovery

Achieving lasting recovery Achieving lasting recovery is especially relevant to addiction. Many people who struggle with addiction can make changes; it’s maintaining them that they struggle with. Put simply, it’s not always the stopping that’s difficult, it’s staying stopped that’s difficult. The chances of achieving lasting recovery can be greatly improved by understanding and being supported […]

Addictions Therapy – Types of Addiction

Addiction therapy and addiction counselling for all types of addiction. Addiction therapy is often associated with alcohol and drugs; however, addictions span a wide range of substances and processes. Here are a few of the more common ones that we work with here at Addictions Therapy Nottingham. Addiction can also be understood as compulsive behaviours, […]