I have been thinking a bit about what helps people struggling with a problematic relationship/ addiction to drugs, alcohol or other substances, compulsive behaviours such as gambling, or out-of-control use of pornography?
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…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 therapist and […]
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 […]
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 […]