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Dependency Counsellors

Seeking Help With Dependency Therapy


A number of therapy interventions are aimed at equipping addicts with relevant information on the origin of your addiction also provide counselling sessions geared towards suitable recovery program of choice. No one understands your drug or alcohol addiction, is a time tested truth the addicted knows. When the student is ready, the teacher will show up, Zen proverb says. Withdrawal from addiction starts with addict's readiness to seek professional assistance.

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Professional counselling and therapy which form part of the ongoing therapy program includes doctor's prescription drugs to speed up recovery process.


Counsellor's guidance is essential to the success of addiction treatment to ensure the patient is on the right path. Recovering patients have access to several treatment options enable to gradually improve and beat addiction.

Functions Of A Counsellor

You need assistance of professional addiction counsellor to identify the cause of your inclination to drug or alcohol addiction, become aware of stimulants and manage to stay sober over long periods of time to overcome addiction.


Inpatient and outpatient therapy programs depend on individual and group counselling information to prescribe the right treatment.

The counsellor will engage your loved ones or other addicts in the recovery plan by discussing with all of you as a group.

The possible contribution of family members through an unhealthy attachment may come up during such a group session. Identification of the patient's disorder towards addiction opens a window into post-treatment program.


The functions of the counsellor are:

  • Provide patients who are under medical care with moral aid to facilitate their recovery.
  • Identifying the addiction problem by using one to one therapy sessions.
  • Conduct regular drug tests.
  • Specialised treatment plans formed from individual needs.
  • Educate patients on post-rehab care and provide information about them.

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Qualities Of An Effective Dependency Counsellor

An addiction counsellor is prepared to create a particular program for every patient. A good counsellor listens to the patient with understanding to determine cause and action.

Having trust in each other is an important ingredient that will lead to the success of the program, and that is the objective of first discussion with the counsellor.

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.


Additionally, a great therapist will be capable to identify and treat each co-occurring psychological health conditions. Completely recovery is what any good advisor should be interested in, this is the most vital attribute of a good therapist.


What Types Of Therapy Are Available

A treatment centre may employ multiple therapeutic approaches depending on the inclination of the patient. Based on the therapy facilities, we have;

  • Biofeedback And Neurofeedback
  • 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.
  • Overall goal of these therapy practices is to assist the patient shift brain function to take control of decision making.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • This allows the patient to be aware of his or her thoughts and actions that lead to certain behaviours.
  • Using CBT, counsellors are able to identify trigger points that drive you to drug or alcohol abuse and substitute negative with positive healthy living reaction to life.
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • One of the qualities that an addict needs is the courage and inner strength to cope with challenging conditions, this can be achieved if the addict is treated with DBT.
  • 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
  • Focusing on specific addiction treatment identifies trigger points, to take control of stress reactions through deep relaxation techniques.
  • Keeping the patient calm to know the exact root of the addiction problem is the main purpose of this treatment method.
  • Holistic Treatment
  • Holistic treatment facilitates recovery together with traditional methods that encourage patients to draw strength from within.
  • Expressing their feelings become more convenient for former addicts who find it difficult to express them before.
  • If you're looking for different holistic therapy techniques for addiction treatment, identify a suitable form from yoga, art, equine therapy.

Cornerstone addiction therapy involves a range of treatments methods to identify suitable alternative approach to achieve the overall goal of giving the patient a sense of direction to lasting recovery practices.


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.

There is the tendency to suffer a relapse if you don't identify the force behind the addiction, although just a handful of people consider it worthwhile to take the steps to unravel the force behind engaging in a destructive habit.