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Addiction

Addiction is an intense urge to continue using a substance or repeating behaviours even after knowing that it is causing physical & psychological harm. Addiction is not only limited to drugs and alcohol but can also be seen in behaviours such as shopping, caffeine, gambling and others. It can get almost impossible and even painful to overcome addiction and hence needs immediate therapeutic support.

Addiction can take many forms. These include

  • Alcohol / Drugs / Marijuana / Cigarettes
  • Gambling
  • Sex
  • Video games / Internet
  • Work

Addiction is often characterised by changes in personality, impulsive & reckless behaviors, disruption of daily routine, personal hygiene and sleep.

Do you really need counselling for addiction?

Addiction can wreak havoc in your life. It can consume you whole and make it nearly impossible to function on a daily basis. That is why…

With regular therapy support it is possible to get out of the trap of addiction and create a beautiful life.

Benefits of Therapy to overcome addiction

A Place To Be Vulnerable

Taking help for addiction is not an easy decision, and counsellors understand that. That is why they work relentlessly to develop a strong bond with you. This therapeutic alliance between you & your therapist can make you feel safe enough to show your vulnerable side and find a safe space to put down your baggage.

Prevent Relapses

The role of a counsellor is not only to help you overcome addiction but also develop skills, abilities & behaviours needed to protect yourself from possible relapses in the future. Hence, your therapist will work with you to develop a treatment plan that also prevents relapses.

Encourage you at Every Step

Qualities of a counsellor such as genuine empathy, effective communication, acceptance & positive regard can enhance intrinsic motivation within you to take active steps to overcome addiction.

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Are you feeling lost and lost in your life?

How does addiction impact your life?

Living with addiction can impact your life in many negative ways such as:

  • Increase risk to psychotic disorders / other mental health issues
  • Financial losses / losing out on jobs
  • Losing out on valuable relationships
  • Physical harm / injury to self & others
  • Loss of life / suicide

Addiction can drive someone to the edge of insanity and create problems in their lives as well as for others. Hence taking support for addiction can feel like a difficult decision but in the long-run it is definitely a life-changing one.

Causes of Teen & Adolescent Issues

Research has shown several risk factors that contribute to addiction. These include:

  • Family history of addiction
  • Difficult childhood / parental neglect & abuse
  • Peer pressure
  • Easy availability of drugs
  • Personality traits

It is crucial to be aware about the causes of addiction so one can take conscious steps to avoid situations, social groups & behaviours that lead to addiction.

Are you feeling like you’re stuck in a rut and don’t know how to get out?

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quick tips on how to avoid relapses once you are healed from addiction

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Maintain a diary of your recovery journey & go back to it when things get rough

Talk to someone you can trust and rely upon

Avoid places / people / situations that could trigger addiction

Build a stronger mindset with regular affirmations

Addiction Problem Counseling FAQ's

How do I select the right therapist?

To find the right therapist you need to look at the level of qualifications, expertise, experience, and skills of the therapist. Most Therapists generally have a master’s Degree in Psychology. Many therapists would also have additional certifications in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, DBT, Art Therapy, and REBT etc. The right therapist will be the one with whom you could build a good connect.

How many sessions and time will it take to resolve my issues?

The answer to this question depends on the type and intensity of issues you are facing. It is necessary to be consistent and active in the process of therapy as it accelerates your journey and creates visible positive changes in your life. The duration of one session is generally 45mins.

Can I take the session online & will it be effective?

Therapy can be conducted via online platforms as well as offline. Both modes of communication are effective and bring the same level of effectiveness to the process of therapy. An additional advantage of online therapy is that it can be done from the comfort of your home and save up your traveling time and money as well since you can connect with your therapist from any part of the world

What will be the cost?

The cost per session ranges from 2000₹ - 7500₹/- (50$-100$) depending on the expertise, qualifications, experience, duration, and location of the therapist.

Therapy is a fruitful investment that lasts for a lifetime. The nominal amount of money that you invest in yourself is completely worthwhile and its returns will be seen in a happy and healthy YOU!

How do I book the session?

The process is simple and smooth. All you need to do is click on the booking assistance link https://wa.me/message/PTCBMU7IH725J1
to have a free 10 minutes chat with our associate counselor and get your appointment. Once you register and make the payment, you will receive a confirmation message/email with all the required appointment details - online /offline -google meet / address for your meeting.

Testimonials

OUR CLIENTS OVERALL OUTCOMES OF THE PSYCHOLOGISTS PROGRAMS FOR ADDICtiON

“I am a recovering alcoholic addict and I have no shame in saying that. What changed? therapy changed me. It changed my life. It gave me the support I needed to pull myself out of the darkness” Laksh, 30 years, Mumbai

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“My deepest gratitude to my therapist. She was there with me in my toughest times.. something that even my own people failed to do. She helped me at every step and showed me how to put my health before anything else” Misha, 28 years, Delhi

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“I used to be a workaholic. I spent my nights and days at work and that eventually started taking a toll on my personal life, health but still I could not stop. Then when I was hit with a heart attack I realised that something ain’t right so I seeked help. There I learned my toxic attachment to work and then slowly resolved my addiction. I am much happier & successful now” Daniel, 45 years, Dubai

“I am free now.. I can’t believe I actually got out of that mess. Alcohol really ruined my life but I am fortunate enough that I found the best therapist at holistic living who was kind, polite and very very supportive” Karthik, 35 years, Tamil Nadu

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“Getting over addiction is tough and I even had relapses but what helped was being consistent with therapy. I am hopeful about my future and confident that I will never go back to consuming marijuana. Thanks to my therapist for changing my life” Priyanka, 24 years, USA

Holistic Living helped me to reduce stress level and get a better sleep in night

“I feel like a healed person. Getting free from your addiction is the best feeling in life. Today I help others struggling with addiction. My life has been deeply transformed” Rishi, 47 years, Mumbai

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Do you struggle with your addiction to drugs and alcohol? Do you feel like you can’t live without them? Do you feel like you’re trapped in a cycle of addiction?

 If so, then you need to see a therapist. 

A therapist can help you to get free from your addiction and start living a healthy, productive life.

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