Addiction

We provide addiction counselling services for individuals

Addiction

Addiction is any behaviour that is repeated over and over despite significant negative consequences. A symptom of addiction is when a desire for something becomes a compulsion.

Addiction affects individuals as well as their family and friends. And in many cases, individuals are living with the despair and unhappiness of its effects on their entire family and community. MyMove Counselling is a place where there is a wealth of understanding, care and experience - right here in the community - that can help them make the first vital step to recovery from their addiction.

MyMove Counselling focuses on the steps and support that will enable people to make new beginnings as they begin a journey of recovery. Through our evidence based and internationally recognised community programmes, we help individuals with:

Through our evidence based and internationally recognised community programmes, we help individuals with:

  • Alcohol addiction

  • Drug addiction

  • Eating disorders

  • Gambling addiction

  • Internet addiction

  • Work addiction

We provide clients with counselling and the specialist support they need to face the realities of their lives. Our specialist and caring staff create an environment that is therapeutic in all aspects, where each person feels valued, safe and supported as they make their journey towards recovery and new life changes. MyMove Counselling provides a range of treatment services to people with addictions, their families or anyone affected by addiction.

You can recover from addiction and we are here to help. Creating a list of important goals for your first year of recovery and using it as a reminder will help you stay on track in the days and months ahead.

Creating a list of important goals for your first year of recovery and using it as a reminder will help you stay on track in the days and months ahead.

  • Accept that you have an addiction

  • Practice honesty in your life

  • Learn to avoid high-risk situations

  • Learn to ask for help

  • Practice calling friends before you have cravings

  • Become actively involved in self-help recovery groups

  • Go to discussion meetings and begin to share. You are not alone

  • Get a sponsor and do step work

  • Get rid of using friends

  • Make time for you and your recovery

MyMove Counselling recognises family and concerned persons in all of its programmes. We understand the importance of helping families and loved ones learn about the effect of addiction and how it affects important relationships. Working with families is an integral part of our programme while a person is in treatment. Everyone who is close to an addicted person is affected in a unique way and can therefor play a key and different role in promoting recovery.

Our gambling counsellor will provide specialist support and care

Treatment Therapies

We offer a therapeutic programme in accordance with best practice, which is based on both an abstinence based model and a harm reduction approach.

Our programmes are carried out by a skilled professional team that respects dignity while fostering self-worth and supporting the emotional, mental, social, recreational and spiritual developments of each individual.

Through therapy, clients develop an acceptance of unwanted thoughts and/or feelings and work towards identifying and experiencing alternative ways in which to relate and cope with the unpleasant experiences associated with drug/gambling/alcohol use. This helps to disrupt the link between psychological/physical suffering and alcohol/gambling/drug use.

In this mindful context, clients ideally make decisions and choices based on important personal goals and values, rather than on avoidance or control through their destructive behaviour.

The following therapies are incorporated into treatment:

  • Behavioural Therapy

  • Brief Therapy

  • Creative Art

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Education

  • Family Conferences

  • Group Therapy

  • Interagency Conferences

  • Life Skills

  • Meditation

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • One-to-One Counselling

  • Peer Groups

  • Preparation for Independent Living

  • Psychodrama

  • Recreational Therapy

  • Social Skills

Call our drug counsellor for discreet and personally tailored treatment plans

Frequently Asked Questions

  • I am looking for gambling counselling near me. What is your catchment area?

    MyMove Counselling have centres based nationwide to help individuals through their gambling addiction or issues. We provide a private and discreet service for every client.

  • Do you provide private alcohol counselling services?

    Yes. MyMove Counselling offer private alcohol counselling services to individuals and to family members or friends who have been affected by alcohol addiction.

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