ADDICTIONS

Addictions

Addictions provide people with a temporary escape from their problems.  When people think about addictions they often think about drugs and alcohol but people can become addicted to many things, including:

  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Food
  • Gambling
  • Shopping
  • Sex
  • Exercise
  • Pornography
  • Internet

If you or anyone around you has an addiction and you need help in addressing the issue, counselling could help you.

Often addictions offer a short-term escape from the realities of life and are a way of dealing with previous life events, depression or anxiety. For most, the long term consequences of addictions carries the burden of extra guilt and shame which can then create an increasingly destructive cycle, drawing in family and friends.

Transitional Therapy can help you to start the process of understanding your emotional needs, we can help you to recognise your illness and start to understand it.  By examining the underlying causes we can help you step towards a healthier way of living.

If you are in a relationship with someone who has an addiction Transitional Therapy can help you address your needs and feelings around the addiction.

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