There are many treatment options for people who wish to win the battle against addiction. One treatment option involves one on one...
There are many treatment options for people who wish to win the battle against addiction. One treatment option involves one on one
individual sessions with an addiction counselor. This type of therapy addresses the symptoms of chemical addiction and areas of
impaired functioning and the structure and content of the client’s ongoing recovery program.
Addiction is considered a disease and people get addicted to alcohol/drugs for different reasons. While the effects of addiction are almost always the same, the cause of the problem varies from case to case. There is no one particular treatment that is guaranteed to work on all clients. This is why addiction counselors apply different methods and programs. Many clients in recovery prefer individual sessions especially if they feel uncomfortable sharing their experiences with a group. Often counselors use individual therapy to prepare clients for help outside of therapy. During individual sessions, the counselor can help a recovering alcoholic/addict focus and deal with the root cause of their addiction on a more personal level and teach them techniques on how to cope with the issues that caused them to turn to alcohol/drugs in the first place.
The benefits of individual addiction counseling are:
Throughout the course of counseling, the addiction counselor will:
At Family Solutions Counseling Center, Libby Collins specializes in addiction counseling and working with family members. Mrs. Collins is a Licensed Addiction Counselor.