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Addiction Counseling

Addiction Counseling at Thriveworks Atlanta

Addiction can affect anyone. It has no prejudice of race, social economic status, or age. In addition, even very high achieving individuals, who pride themselves on managing their lives well, can find themselves struggling with an addiction. What's often misunderstood about addiction is that some people can function relatively well, even for a long time, while hiding an addiction from those closest to them. That said, eventually one's addiction will grow and eventually break the illusion that everything's okay when it isn't. 

If you're reading this now, perhaps you're struggling with--or feeling powerless over--an addiction. You are not alone, and there is help. Maybe you feel trapped by the walls of one of these addictions: Alcohol, drugs, food, sex, shopping, relationships. Whatever it is, an addiction counselor at Thriveworks Atlanta can help.

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

Addiction—be it to a substance, shopping, a relationship, sex, or something else—is characterized by an intense focus on using the substance or engaging in the specific behavior. Additionally, the following are common symptoms of addiction:

  • Inability to stop use
  • Continued use despite health problems that result from use
  • Changes in weight and/or appetite
  • Financial difficulties
  • Increase in tolerance
  • Denial that there is a problem

How Can Counseling Help Me Recover?

The counselors at Thriveworks Atlanta are dedicated to helping their clients overcome the challenges they face. If addiction is a challenge in your life, consider working with a Thriveworks Atlanta counselor. A counselor can help you recover from your addiction by working with you to understand what may have caused your addiction, come up with a proper plan for managing your symptoms, provide unconditional support, and include friends and family in treatment as needed to further help you.

Even if you aren't suffering from a full-blown addiction right now, you might be worried about a bad habit worsening and becoming an addiction. If this resonates with you, you too can benefit from working with an addiction counselor at Thriveworks Atlanta. Our counselors will help you to get your bad habit(s) under control before they evolve and take over your life. 

Schedule Addiction Counseling at Thriveworks Atlanta

If you are ready to break free from your addiction, we have experienced counselors who know what you're going through and who know how to help. Still, you might feel hesitant or nervous about reaching out and beginning treatment. Here are three things that might help you feel better about seeking help for your addiction at Thriveworks Atlanta:

1) We won't judge you.

2) Your information is completely confidential.

3) We'll come up with an individualized treatment plan to best help you.

Take the first step. Give us a call at: (404) 682-1923. A scheduling specialist will help you to set up a session at your earliest convenience. We look forward to hearing from you and beginning this important journey with you. 

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