Drugs, alcohol, exercise, pornography, sex, gambling, the internet… It seems that anything pleasurable can become addictive. Therapy can help you draw the line between a harmless hobby and a problem, and give you the capacity to change your behaviour for good.
Here at The House Partnership, our highly qualified therapists have extensive experience in helping people carve their own unique path away from addiction; understanding how their problems are being maintained, and how to choose responses to their thoughts and feelings that help them to maintain a commitment to long term payoffs, as opposed to the immediate gratification of their addictions.
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