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In understanding your drug abuse and making a roadmap to your recovery, there are different options that you can access to match your needs. The devastating impact of dependence on alcohol or a drug is not lost on the victims. Depending on the severity of the abuse, drug dependents are highly recommended to seek professional help.

Contact us on 0800 246 1509 in case you need assistance to find a therapy program that offers addiction counselling services that are perfect for you.


Counsellors are an essential part of addiction treatment and their function and involvement in the therapy procedure is partly responsible to recovery.


If you need a program that suits your personal needs and will help you through overcoming your addiction, you have trusted experts that can fill those needs for you. There are many kind of treatment available whilst in care that will offer a range of advantages and let you continue your sobriety while in recovery.

Roles Of An Addiction Counsellor

Knowing what is responsible for your dependency on a drug allows you to begin developing situations which result in long-term sobriety with the help from a well-trained counsellor.


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

A group meeting that will involve your family members and other patients can be organized by your therapist.

Group therapy can cause dialogues about family dynamics and how undesirable relationships can develop or feed into habit-forming manners. The patient can start making meaningful post-treatment programs once these dysfunctions are recognized.


The functions of addiction advisers;

  • Offering unbiased help for individuals undertaking a therapy program.
  • Managed one-on-one therapy sessions to get to the base of the addiction.
  • The addict is tested for drug use from time to time.
  • To develop a specific treatment plan for individual needs of users.
  • Educate patients on post-rehab care and provide information about them.

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Qualities Of A Model Addiction Counsellor

An addiction counsellor is trained to develop a specific plan for each 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.

The atmosphere becomes more conducive for the patient to open up once the adviser is being sentimental and emotional; in fact, most of these advisers were once addicts. The degree of openness allows the counsellor to learn the contributing factors of the addiction and other latent issues. These information are crucial in providing the best approach to managing and designing the recovery plan for the patient.


Good counselling also involves future focus diagnosis therapy and suggested treatment procedure of recurring psychological disorders. Effective counsellors give full commitment and support for the recovery of the patient.


What Types Of Therapy Are Available

When advising addicts alone is not sufficient, other healing programs are available to support whatever advice is given to the addict. Based on the therapy facilities, we have;

  • Neurofeedback Therapy
  • How fast the heart beats, the pressure of the blood, and the amount of pressure on the muscles are focused on by using modern technology to see how the brain functions.
  • 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)
  • CBT is efficient when it comes to supporting addiction and psychological health disorders since it aims on the connection between thoughts and the consecutive manners and selection associated to them.
  • The therapist will be of use in assisting and addict to discover the root of their addiction to alcohol and drugs and find benevolent actions as a replacement for the triggers by using CBT.
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • DBT is used to take care of individuals with two-fold diagnosis and one of the fundamental goals is to assist patients in gaining determination and coping competences to deal with circumstances in healthy methods.
  • Health problems like eating disorders and Borderline Personality Disorder can be eliminated using DBT, it also enhances interactions and personal outlook.
  • Meditation Hypnotherapy Guided Imagery and Mindfulness
  • These forms of treatments place an aim on recognizing triggers, controlling nervousness reactions and using deep alleviation methods.
  • Keeping the patient calm to know the exact root of the addiction problem is the main purpose of this treatment method.
  • Holistic Therapies
  • Holistic treatment facilitates recovery together with traditional methods that encourage patients to draw strength from within.
  • Holistic approach to addiction therapy program encourages patients to share intimate fears and concerns in a friendly and warm communication environment during counselling with peers and counsellor.
  • Other forms of therapy used in treatment centres are yoga, art and animal therapy.

High quality treatment centres provide additional types of therapies which treat the whole problem, with the end result in guiding the patient into a lasting recovery.


Why Do I Need Counselling For Dependency

It can be attractive to consider that you don't need to go over the work and energy needed for addiction counselling.

However, with trust on the counsellor and the commitment to getting well are things that you need to do to enable the treatment program to work for your full recovery.