There have been positives during the lockdowns, such as families spending more time together. But…
Excess stress and strain can lead us to drink too much. Drinking numbs our feelings and distracts our thoughts. Lots of people who come into therapy have a problem with drinking, and, like any addiction, a talking treatment can really help.
Therapy can help
At the clinic we have a specialist counsellor – Briony Martin – experienced in working with problem drinking. Our approach is to help clients work out what underlies their drinking and find a better way to deal with those deeper issues and feelings. Being able to talk to someone who is objective, non-judgemental and supportive can make all the difference.
Other therapists who work with alcohol and drug addiction: