Identifying the particulars of the client.
Personal assessment of the client.
Counselling for traumatic incidents and/or problem behaviour.
Identifying the history of drug abuse in the family.
Identifying the development and severity of addiction.
Initiating attempts at overcoming addiction.
Counselling of individual's successes and failures.
Motivating client to change their life/themselves.
Individual and/or panel confrontation.
Providing support systems to the client.
Withdrawal and medication support.
Consulation in the changes of lifestyle.
Assisting in cognitive restructuring.
Assisting in the improval of emotional intelligence.
Handling of guilty thoughts and feelings.
Teaching of emotional control.
Cravings and triggers.
Teaching of psychosocial skills.
Teaching of meeting new friends and the improval of the individual's social life.
Helping in the celebration of special occasions.
Helping the client develop new healthy leisure activities and hobbies.
Getting the clients family involved in their transformation.
Preventing and handling of co-dependence.
Psychiatric diseases and dual diagnosis.
Referring to psychologists and psychiatrists.
Handling of psychological problems such as depression and schizophrenia.
Counselling for an addictive personality.
Counselling for an inferiority complex.
Processing of remorse and self-reliance.
Rebuilding the clients positive self-esteem.
Building of short-term goal achievement and self-reward.
Development of a strong self-esteem and staying humble.
Educating in the steps of becoming a better person.
Acceptance of addiction as a disease: brain, body, soul.
Educating in the neuro-biology of addiction.
Counselling on cancer and addiction.
Handling cross addictions.
Treatment for nicotine addiction.
Retrieving self-confidence one day at a time.
Repairing damage to personal relationships.
Therapeutic help to children and relatives.
Marriage Counselling and steps to a successful marriage.
Ending of degrading relationships.
Assisting in finding employment and teaching budgeting skills.
Consulting of going back to work.
Motivation for exercise and participation in sport.
Educating on healthy eating habits.
Referral to aftercare groups and motivation in perseverance.
Enabling the client to deliver their own testimony.
Helping the client get free of addiction.
Assisting in the rewriting of clients lifebook.
Development of a balanced personality.
Helping in the handling of crises and educating on how to handle crises.
Helping and educating the client how to solve their problems.
Assisting in the processing of pain and trauma.
Educating on the symptoms of relapse and ONAD syndrome.
Assisting in the handling of relapses.
Educating on defence mechanisms.
Educating on the stages of addiction.
Educating on the models of addiction.
Educating on changes in brain chemistry caused by drugs.
Assiting in the permanent recovery from addiction and substance abuse.
Helping clients through the phases of recovery.
Handling of health problems.
Establishment of religious values and spiritual enrichment.
Preventing and handling the legal consequences of addiction.
Helping to solve financial problems.
Setup an individual plan of action to get rid of baggage.
Measure progress and change plan if necessary.
Facilitate interventions by parents / partner / family / friends / employer / state / welfare.
Additional help and action if all attempts have failed.
Assisting in court procedures and committal.
Drafting of a contract between client, family and therapist.
Developing of a Individual Development Plan [IDP].
Educating in the types of treatment programs and centers.
Educating in the phases of treatment.
Fees are according to Medical Aid scales or a sliding scale, please enquire for further information.
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