Addiction Specialist Sydney
Anything that gives us pleasure can also become addictive. Addictions cause problems when pursuing or engaging in the Addiction interferes with our work capacity, relationships, finances, self-esteem, physical and mental health.
Many life factors can contribute to us becoming addicted including: stressful life events, difficult relationships, past trauma, underlying medical and mental health difficulties, and difficulty with tolerating uncomfortable emotions.
- Common Addictions that we help people overcome are:
- Illicit and prescription drugs.
- Pornography and sex.
Due to changes that occur in the brain, most of us will find it difficult to overcome an Addiction using our willpower alone. There is a strong body of evidence that psychological therapy can help those of us with Addictions regain control of their lives.