Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Exploring the Effectiveness of CBT

Posted on 21/11/2011 in Blog, Drug & Alcohol Abuse.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT can provide effective relief from a variety of disorders including depression and personality disorders. CBT focuses on changing the kind of dysfunctional thinking that produces negative emotions and asserts that it is our thoughts which generate behaviours and feelings rather than what is externally happening to us. For example, a patient of Insight Psychological who is suffering from depression and thinks he or she is worthless will be directed to unde...Read More Here!


Planning a Family Intervention for Drug Abuse

Posted on 24/05/2011 in Blog, Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Family Issues.

The presence of a family member who is addicted to drugs can potentially destroy a family. It is not easy to plan an intervention for a family member who is addicted to drugs but this often becomes the only way if previous attempts at getting the person to quit the addiction have failed. The purpose of an intervention is to let the person know how his behavior is affecting the rest of the family and friends. Not all interventions accomplish the desired goal of getting help for the indiv...Read More Here!