Alcohol may be accepted in many cultures, however, it is widely recognised as a significant contributor with issues relating to emotional, physical and social factors. Alcohol is a psychoactive substance that can lead to physical and psychological dependency. Alcohol addiction is regularly mistaken to affect individuals who are weak and lack will power. The reality is alcohol addiction is a chronic disorder that can affect anyone regardless of any age, race, creed social status or religion.
For some individuals, drinking can be a pleasurable and social experience, but for others it can cause significant consequences. Drinking alcohol is associated with a risk of developing health problems such as depression, anxiety, liver cirrhosis and cardiovascular diseases. If left untreated, alcohol addiction can progress and worsen over time and can cause harm, both to the individual and to their loved ones.
We adopt an approach that is tailored, confidential, holistic and non-judgemental. Our priority is to identify and treat not only the symptoms but the underlying causes of alcohol addiction. We holistically treat the entire person and bespoke each aspect of the treatment programme at any given time, to achieve the best outcomes possible. We use proven treatment modalities such Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Psychotherapy.
Alcohol addiction can be broken down into 7 criteria. In this video Nick Kypriotis from the London Recovery Clinic discusses these 7 areas, speaking briefly but explaining clearly each of these criteria that alcohol dependency can control your life.