Addiction may involve the use of substances such as alcohol, inhalants, opioids, cocaine, and nicotine, or behaviours such as gambling or sex. You may be problematically addicted to love.
Your addiction may leave a sense of failure, guilt, shame or loss of control. It may be causing problems in relationships with friends, family or colleagues. Your work and finances may be affected.
It is important to know that research indicates that with expert help recovery is the rule rather than the exception.
A combination of therapeutic techniques including CBT, Mindfulness and DBT are tailored to help you to first tackle the cause and to develop coping strategies so you can manage your addiction and move on with your life effectively.