Addiction & Recovery Counseling

What is Addiction?

The term 'addiction' is thrown around a lot these days. We all know someone who's hooked on their phone, or addicted to drugs and alcohol – but what does it really mean? It turns out there are several different types of addictions; some you might never have even imagined!

A recent study by the Journal Of Addiction showed that over one-third (35%)of people in America struggle with at least ONE type of addiction—and many report struggling simultaneously for multipleances such as foodism/weight struggles or sex addiction."

 

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People often confuse addiction with hobbies. It's important to be able recognize the difference because an excessive behavior can become a person’s entire life if they are unable or unwilling stop performing it despite any harmful consequences that come along with this type of behavior

One must first evaluate whether there is anything beneficial associated in their chosen activity; does running long distances help one feel better about themselves? If so then maybe try looking at other ways than just distance runs (i e jogging instead)

“Where do I start? Austin was my weakness. I was living in a dream world. I live and work here and a high roller I’m not. Once the therapist at Marriage Counseling of Austin made me realize who I was, I stopped the gambling, and the drinking quickly halted after that.”

J Wayne (Austin North)

Problematic Addiction Symptoms

People often confuse addiction with hobbies. It's important to be able recognize the difference because an excessive behavior can become a person’s entire life if they are unable or unwilling stop performing it despite any harmful consequences that come along with this type of behavior

There are certain signs and symptoms which may indicate that someone's hobby has turned into an addiction, these include:

- feeling the need to engage in the activity more and more often

- feeling anxious or irritable when you're not able to do the activity

- neglecting other important areas of your life in favor of the activity

- continuing to do the activity even when it's causing physical or psychological harm

- feeling unable to control your urge to engage in the activity

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Do You Have an Addictive Personality?

The idea that we all have an addictive personality is quite popular, but recent research says it's not true. There are definitely different ways to become addicted and people react differently when they're faced with a problem in their life like addiction; some will try whatever helps them feel better while others may need more time before deciding on any action at all - even though both groups could potentially end up doing something stupid because of this "helpless" feeling!

Addiction Therapy

You deserve a second chance at life. You can have the best of intentions, but addiction will always be an obstacles when you're fighting it on your own- that's why we offer free counseling sessions to help people like yourself get back into recovery and make amends with themselves or their loved ones in order for them not only live happier lives now than ever before, but also preserve intact all steering Wheels so they may one day continue helping others who are combating these same struggles as well!

Dictionary definition of the word Addiction.

With the help of these therapies, a person may be able to overcome their addiction. The first is Motivational Interviewing which guides patients through self-awareness and building healthier relationships with themselves as they move forward into recovery from an addicting disorder or habit that has caused them emotional pain over time (such as alcohol).

Cognitive behavioral therapy focuses on changing unhelpful thought patterns by using tools like "thought boxes" for negative stereotypical thinking about oneself when one feels overwhelmed; this would then lead you towards more productive ways in dealing positively presented options instead!