Addiction is the inability to stop using a substance or engaging in an activity, even though doing so harms one’s physical and mental health. The term “addiction” does not simply relate to a person’s dependence on drugs like cocaine or heroin. Some addictions may involve a persistent inability to give up behaviors like eating, gambling, or working.

  • Decreased productivity and performance at work.
  • A decline in grades and difficulty at school.
  • An extreme and apparent loss of energy in everyday tasks.
  • Drastic changes in appearance, such as weight loss and a visible lack of hygiene.
  • A defensive attitude when asked about the substance being used.
  • Counseling
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Staying engaged
  • Exercise
  • Journal Writing
  • Strong Social Support

Therapy is the most effective way to treat addiction because it is a severe mental condition. It is easy to claim that you can handle the situation on your own when in reality, addiction treatment is difficult and complicated; therefore, getting expert help is essential for a full recovery. Therapy offers a safe space to explore the mental anguish we have experienced while also teaching us techniques to better handle life’s problems. Understanding your addiction and then working through it to achieve recovery is essential.

At TBC, our Lebanese Therapists in Dubai provide therapy sessions in Arabic, French, and English to help clients overcome mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, and trauma, as well as occupational therapy, psychomotor and speech therapy.