Drug Addiction, Depression & Counselling in Melbourne

Drug addiction counselling allows you to talk about your life and your addiction in a safe, supported and compassionate environment. These sessions are designed to help you understand the way that using substances affects you and the people around you. Moreover, it helps you to understand the causes and consequences of your problem. Ultimately, counseling should teach you how to think and behave differently, provide different coping strategies guide, an insight that using drugs is no longer the solution.

Individual counselling can be extremely effective for people with addiction, anxiety, depression, eating disorders and mental health problems.

Types of Drug Addiction Counseling

Drug addiction can be a symptom of broader issues and there is an endless number of modalities of therapy that aid the recovery process. Drug counseling can deal with the past, the present and the future. Some of these include:

  • Gestalt Therapy (narrative therapy)
  • Group Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing
  • 12 Step Facilitation Therapy
  • Trauma Therapy
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Experiential Skills Training
  • Family Therapy

Outpatient Drug Addiction Counselling in Melbourne

All Hader Clinic therapists are specially trained and use a variety of different methods so as to best adapt to the needs of the client. You can attend drug counselling sessions with our team as an outpatient.

Outpatient drug counselling and Methadone/Suboxone program at the Hader Clinic

The most effective way to attend the Hader Methadone/ Suboxone Outpatient program is to combine it with drug counselling. Please talk to the client liaison team for further details.

Drug Addiction Relapse Prevention

Relapse prevention is an essential part of drug counseling preparation for both outpatient and inpatient drug rehab. This may include:

  • Know the warning signs and best ways to manage them
  • How to create a support network
  • How to identify triggers
  • How to deal with cravings
  • How to build healthy self-esteem and self-worth

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