Category Archives: Addiction

Triggers for Substance Misuse

CBT group therapy for substance misuse… With CBT group therapy, where clients are given the opportunity to work with their counsellor on a 1:1 basis regarding the substance and attend a group to address, arguably two of the most common underlying mental health issues associated with substance misuse, anxiety and depression. Respective anxiety and depression […]

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Substance Misuse and Therapy

Substance misuse and mental health… It is a well known fact, and yes you have probably read or heard it before that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is the most evidenced based psychological therapy available today and is the preferred therapeutic approach of the NHS. However, it is probably not the first modality one would associate […]

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Thoughts from Diploma Course: WK 1; relapse prevention

First weekend of 2016 and the staff and students can’t believe how quickly time has gone! The usual post Christmas chat began, where people discussed what they did, or what little they did over the holiday. What they ate, drank, who they saw (because well its family and I need to visit), how stressful it […]

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