Family Addiction Counseling
Pathways Addiction Treatment Centre provides a new and specialized programme for Family Addiction Counseling. This offers support for the families of those who have been affected by the horrors and chaos that people with an addiction can cause. It is for people all around the world who want to help their loved ones and themselves through the perilous pathways of recovery drug addiction, depression and anxiety, eating disorders, or alcoholism.
All to often no support is provided for spouses, mums, dads and siblings who have had o face the effects of addiction first hand. Addiction is a highly specialized field. Often much of what it entails is misunderstood. This programme is to assist those on the outside, to embrace healing and a sense of recovery for themselves!
Family Addiction Counseling Includes:
What is addiction really – insights and information into the disease of addiction.
Families and troubled teens – how to cope.
Turmoil of addiction – unraveling the chaos.
Adjusting to the turmoil of addiction – starting over.
Addicts and Family feelings.
Do I or a loved one have a problem?
How bad is it really?
Coping with addictive behavior – how to put up healthy boundaries.
What can I do about it – the next steps.
Reorganizing the family unit through Family Addiction Counseling.
Accepting what is! Becoming aware of what the addiction involves, and why it is that way.
Tough Love and the art of letting go.
Boundaries, co-dependence and moving on.
Living with an addict and familial boundaries in Family Addiction Counseling.
There are six common stages of adjustment that family members may experience living with an addict that Family Addiction Counseling needs to address:
- Denial and Minimising
- Tension and Isolation
- .Frustration and Disorganisation
- Attempts to Reorganise: Shifts in Roles
- Separation and Reorganisation
- Recovery and Reorganisation with the Family Member who has the Problem
What is Al-Anon?
Al-Anon/Alateen, Al-Anon Family Groups and Al-Anon are different names for a “worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.”Alateen “is part of the Al-Anon fellowship designed for the younger relatives and friends of addicts and alcoholics through the teen years.
At Pathways Family Addiction Counseling is very personalized. We are with you every step of the way, and assume you will be part of the process with us, and journey to the end of early treatment with us through the Family Addiction Counseling courses. That’s they way we intend all our clients leave treatment. For more information about A Course In Recovery online get in touch today, and begin your recovery process.