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Counsellors For Addiction

Finding Addiction Therapy


There are many options of treatment available which allow you to comprehend what generated your addiction and how to develop a recuperation program to keep sober. You don't need to be told how deadly this ailment can be if you are a victim of drug or alcohol abuse. When the student is ready, the teacher will show up, Zen proverb says. Withdrawal from addiction starts with addict's readiness to seek professional assistance.

Get in touch with us on 0800 246 1509 for the necessary assistance to assist you to get the right rehab centre where you can receive useful professional advice.


Counselling is one of the vital components in a treatment program.


Counsellor's guidance is essential to the success of addiction treatment to ensure the patient is on the right path. You can enjoy full benefits from arrange of drug addiction treatment interventions that allow you to stay focused on recovery program with support and physicians prescribed medication.

What Does An Addiction Therapist Do

Counsellors collaborate with the patients in order to educate, support and hold the latter accountable for his past and future actions.


The therapist role is very essential in treating admitted and nonadmitted patients whether as a set or one-on-one form.

In addition, addiction counsellors will administrate group therapy sessions that frequently include family members or other people in addiction treatment.

The possible contribution of family members through an unhealthy attachment may come up during such a group session. Being able to identify the factors and triggers, the concerned parties can then proceed with caution and avert any possible reasons for relapse.


Counsellor's Responsibilities

  • Educates and supports the patient throughout the recovery.
  • Conducting personal sessions to educate the patient on how the addiction happened and what to do to recover.
  • Managed periodic drug examinations.
  • Specialised treatment plans formed from individual needs.
  • Depending on the viable treatment scheme, check-up plans are produced for patients.

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What Makes A Good Dependency Therapist

An addiction counsellor is prepared to create a particular program for every patient. A good listener and professional in dealing with the patient.

The first counselling sessions are made to lay the foundation for reciprocal trust, which is necessary for a prosperous effect.

Addicts are helped to open up to them through the good qualities and feelings of the counsellor as some of them are ex addicts too. Understanding the background of the patient assists the counsellor to steer recovery program to desired outcome. These information are crucial in providing the best approach to managing and designing the recovery plan for the patient.


If there are psychological issues, he should be able to identify it and find a solution to it. The determination a of a therapist to ensure that addicts are helped to overcome their addiction permanently is the best attribute a counsellor must possess.


Various Therapy Treatments Obtainable

There is a range of therapies made as an addition to the usual addiction counselling sessions. Nature of facility determining type of treatment include:

  • Biofeedback And Neurofeedback
  • The muscle state, heartbeat and blood pressure are examined with technology used by the addiction counsellor on patients.
  • They will have the ability to regulate their biological activities as they are taught how to control the use of the brain as they want.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • The psychologically disabled people and abusers can be treated using CTB since it centres on the brain, attitudes and relationship.
  • A therapist can assist an abuser to discover stimulants that inspires addiction and also devise ways of treating it, this can be achieved using CBT.
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • In the case of dual diagnosis the overall objective of using DBT treatment is to assist the patient gain self-confidence in handling stressful situations and to stay focused on healthy living.
  • People with anorexia or Borderline Personality Disorder do have low self-esteem, a situation that can be reversed by using DBT.
  • Meditation, Hypnotherapy, Guided Imagery and Awareness
  • You can discover excitants, monitor stress feedbacks and in-depth relief method through these three treatment options.
  • Keeping the patient calm to know the exact root of the addiction problem is the main purpose of this treatment method.
  • Holistic Therapies
  • This treatment technique is designed to assist addicts to learn how to successfully manage their addiction apart from other techniques that are geared towards helping them.
  • It also provides patients, who don't find it easy to speak in usual therapy sessions, with a method to tell their deepest fears and problems in a non-threatening conduction.
  • If you're looking for different holistic therapy techniques for addiction treatment, identify a suitable form from yoga, art, equine therapy.

Well-known rehab centres offer supplemental therapies to patients in order to effectively manage their way to full recovery.


Why Do I Need Dependency Therapy

As a patient, you may not feel at ease in sharing your shame and other embarrassing thoughts and experiences to a stranger.

Don't be deceived, you can't adequately handle and meet standard professional addiction counselling process alone without assistance from qualified counsellor's support.