Addiction Treatment

Our approach to treating all addictions (drug addiction treatment, alcohol addiction treatment, gambling addiction treatment, technology addiction treatment or another) combines individualised addiction treatment programmes with therapies that are based on current clinical evidence. Our addiction therapy treatments are put into practice by an experienced, addictions multidisciplinary team consisting of Dr William Shanahan the Medical Director, Addiction Consultant Psychiatrists, Addiction Unit Doctors, Specialist Addiction Therapists and a Specialist Nursing Addictions team. Addictions therapists include psychologists, cognitive behavioural therapists, family therapists and occupational therapists skilled in a wide range of disciplines including CBT, Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Twelve Step Facilitation.

Specialist Counselling for Addictions: £136 per hour session

What happens in Addiction Therapy Treatment?

Through therapy, education on addiction and alternative approaches we aim to give you the knowledge and coping skills for living without the aid of mood altering chemicals or addictive behaviours. The addiction treatment programme also has a strong focus on relapse prevention and offers an introduction to self-help groups such as AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), NA (Narcotics Anonymous), CA (Cocaine Anonymous), MA (Marijuana Anonymous) and GA (Gamblers Anonymous).

Addiction Treatment Programmes can include:

  • CBT
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Twelve Step Facilitation (TSF)
  • Recovery Plan
  • IPT covering ‘Relationships’, ‘Anxiety & Depression’ and ‘Motivation & Change’.
  • Relapse Prevention and education
  • Life Skills
  • Anger Management
  • Relaxation & Mediation
  • Sleep Therapy
  • Drama Group
  • Art Therapy
  • Wellbeing programme such as nutrition and physical therapies

Addiction Treatment at Nightingale Hospital London

At Nightingale Hospital, addiction treatment whether for alcohol addiction, drug addiction, gambling addiction, technology addiction or another addiction such as sex, shopping or gaming addictions, can be accessed here in London as part of an outpatient, day patient or inpatient addiction treatment programme. Addiction treatment is phased to allow easy and supported transition from acute care through to rehabilitation. To understand the most suitable addiction treatment for your needs and personal circumstances our team would welcome your call.

We have a number of addiction therapists with a breadth of experience to match your individual situation. We establish successful patient/therapist partnerships and achieve the most effective therapeutic relationship due to this extensive expertise. We will take the time to understand your problem and individual needs.

Is Addiction Treatment right for you?

If you need advice on your addiction, addiction treatment or an addiction specialist or therapist we would welcome your call so you feel secure in the decisions you make. Please contact us confidentially on 020 7535 7700 24 hours a day.