We also offer therapy and counselling to family, friends and in relationship to people struggling with addictions. Addiction takes many forms impacting in many different ways.
The effects of addiction and addictive tendencies can be devastating: some are obviously and visibly damaging and some can be scarcely noticed.
Here at the Leone Centre, our experienced therapists are here to provide Addiction Therapy support wherever and whenever you need it most. We understand how lonely a place it can be struggling with an addiction, and how difficult it can be choosing to seek help, support or advice.
Addictions are often connected with anxiety and maladaptive ways of managing stress, trauma, depression and low confidence and self esteem. Relationships, marriages, careers and physical health are often negatively impacted by addictions.
Whatever the type of addiction you may have – whether it be social medias, drugs, alcohol, sex, gambling, etc. – our centre’s therapists are highly trained by the relevant governing bodies to deal with a wide variety of issues, utilising their substantial expertise to help nurture you through your recovery.
What does Addiction Therapy involve?
Addiction Therapy describes a wide range of interventions that treat substance use disorder or address a repeated pattern of abuse. In other words, it seeks to help you deal with your own cravings and triggers without the threat of relapsing or worsening any uncontrollable addictive behaviour later on down the line.
Our therapists will work with you on a one-to-one basis to determine the most effective way to treat your precise addiction, needs and circumstances. We also understand how sensitive an issue it can be discussing your addiction, which is why we make every effort to ensure our centres are as safe and nurturing an environment as they can possibly be.
Addictions come in many forms
Some addictions are clarified below, though its your relationship with a certain behaviour or substance that is important. If you are in doubt, worried or unsure and it would be helpful to speak to a professional, get in touch today.
Co-dependency are unhealthy relationship patterns and dynamics strongly related to addictions. Co-dependency defines psychological dysfunction which can significantly impact on mental and emotional wellbeing.
Eating Disorders and disordered eating is common not always thought of as an addiction but share symptoms of addiction.
Addiction to alcohol can be particularly difficult to admit, stop and make lasting changes, as it is so socially acceptable. Though with the right support, it is certainly doable.
Whether prescription, over the counter, recreational drugs or ‘hard’ drugs, addiction to a substance has devastating impacts.
Porn and/or sex addiction takes true pleasure from sex, we can help you make sustainable changes so you can find fulfilment in sexual relationships.
Though most people are able to enjoy the joys of gaming, for some, it becomes a relationship which starts to become destructive, making it difficult to be present in other aspects of your life.
It might be difficult to admit you have a problem, particularly if you are not in a financially problematic position – this is common, though gambling addiction has detrimental impacts.
If social media use becomes excessive and problematic it can impact our general wellbeing.
Where does the therapy take place?
Across each of these counselling locations, we offer a safe, supportive and highly confidential space to help you adapt to and deal with the challenges you are currently facing.
For our clients who choose to work online, we use Zoom Video Conferencing – the most secure way to deliver our addiction services.
We have been providing high standard individual and couple therapy, additions counselling, coaching and consultancy since 2009.
Here at the Leone Centre, our experienced therapists can offer Addiction Therapy services to clients throughout the South West of London. We make it our ultimate aim to effect long-term positive change, supporting individuals at all stages of their lives to combat their addiction and get better.
To find out more information about the wide range of therapies we offer, please do not hesitate to get in touch and/or make an appointment with us today using our scheduling system. Call us on 020 3930 1007 and a friendly member of our team will be ready and waiting to take your call.