What Is Substance Abuse?

Substance abuse refers to the physical and emotional dependency on substance like drugs or alcohol. Individuals have uncontrollable urges and persist to use substances despite of the negative and harmful impact. Substance can lead to life threatening consequences like stroke, cancer, cardiovascular disease and can also lead to mental health problems such as depression, dysfunctional, withdrawal.  People who abuse substance regular but would like to quit, find it difficult to stop because of their dependency on them. Getting help from professionals can be the first step towards recovery. If you have substance abuse problem and want to quit, talk to our psychologist. Our psychologist can help you provide necessary treatment and bring your life back together. 


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 Substance Abuse Therapy

Our psychologist at Spectrum Therapy can provide you with treatments that can help you with your addiction, setting you on track to recovery.  No single treatment is appropriate for everyone; our psychologist will explore the root cause, assess and continually modify your treatment plan as required.  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is one of the treatment therapy used by our psychologists.  All of our Psychologists are fully qualified and hold a current membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland.


How We Can Help

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy will teach how to recognise your moods, thoughts and situations that cause drug urges. Our psychologist will help you avoid these urges and triggers by replacing your negative thought by positive and healthier ones. You will also learn some valuable skills that trains you to take charge of your life without the need or use of substances. The treatment can prove to be very effective method dealing with different behavioural approaches to different situations.  Our psychologist will provide continuous support throughout your treatment with modification to your treatment when necessary. 


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