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Addictions

Addiction can have many faces. Are you a person with a history of using alcohol, drugs or have other compulsive behaviours or addiction related to relationships, porn, sex, or love, or eating, to deal with past trauma,  hurts, depression, grief, low-self-esteem?

Do you self medicate to cope with anxiety? Recovery from addiction can leave you filled with anxiety, anger, feeling depressed and insecure making you vulnerable to relapse.

Recovery from addiction is a long journey into self discovery. Addiction counselling can help with balancing the mind, body, spirit, and creating a positive perspective while developing healthy coping skills to help overcome negative thought patterns or beliefs that are destructive. Counselling can help you get to the heart of your problems and heal emotionally so you can rebuild your life from a place of strength, forgiveness, and self-love.

Treatment

Relaxation Techniques


Various methods of relaxation are used to relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy


Used to identify symptoms, thought and environmental triggers for addiction and to develop healthy coping skills for the control over the addiction.

Positive Therapy


Focuses on the positive traits of individuals strengths and virtues, such as the capacity for love and work, courage, compassion, resilience, creativity, curiosity, integrity, self-knowledge, moderation, self-control, and wisdom.

Transpersonal Psychotherapy/Psychology


Use of positive influences in the combination of holistic and natural psychology, rather than the diseased human psyche and defenses, as a model for the realization of human potential. This technique encourages a person to see their inner capabilities by viewing themselves as the process for reaching wellness through integration of the spiritual, social, emotional, intellectual, physical and creative being into one complete element.