As a therapist I am frequently faced with the question ‘what will work best for my client’?
I have always believed that therapy should be ‘tailor-made’ for each client and that each of us needs something different to be the best version of ourselves that we can.
I was thinking about this in relation to addiction. Addiction is so prevalent in our society today. We are not just addicted to alcohol, drugs, cigarettes, food, money, sex, gambling and shopping, naming the ones we have got used to, but these days we are addicted to our phones, our tablets, to technology.
The list is endless.
As a result I am faced in my professional life with many clients presenting me with addiction problems. With obvious addictions and cross addictions.
Those of you who have worked with me you will know I am a massive fan of the ‘Rooms’, meaning Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Sex And Love Addicts Anonymous, etc etc.
I believe therapy helps with the cause of the problem, but organisations like...