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Psycho-Education Therapy Drug Alcohol Rehab South Africa 

What is Psycho-Education?

Psycho-education combines principles of emotional psychology and cognitive behavioural counselling.

This type of therapy focuses on issues of both the ego and lack of life skills.

  • Incorporating developmental psychology and placing emphasis on the individual’s uniqueness of their development and various factors which could have shaped their outcome.
  • Teaches substance abusers essential life skills that can be used throughout the rehabilitation process helping them to avoid relapse and maintain a life of sobriety.

At Step Away Rehabilitation Centre South Africa our daily psycho-education sessions are aimed at:

  • Improving communication skills so that you express the feelings that lead you to abuse substances.
  • Developing assertiveness so that you can say no to drugs in difficult situations.
  • Refining relationship skills so that you can avoid toxic friendships and repair broken relationships caused by addiction.
  • Cultivating stress management so you can better handle the stressors that lead to substance abuse.
  • Building your self-esteem so that substance dependency does replace your self-worth.
  • Enhancing your overall quality of life free from drug abuse.

Our rehabilitation treatment programme approaches the substance dependency problem holistically educating patients and their loved ones about addiction as a disease, helping them to understand why addictive behaviours cannot always be easily managed.

Benefits of using Psycho-education therapy for addiction recovery:

  • Increases individual strength and empowerment against substance addiction.
  • Helps to remove the negative stigma and shame attached to addiction.
  • Develops valuable problem-solving strategies that can be to avoid addiction relapse.
  • Increases awareness about addiction risk factors and relapse.
  • And helps guide them on how to avoid or cope with relapse stressor situations.
  • Explains the reason for detoxification treatment and why medication is so vital to a client’s recovery.

At Step Away addiction treatment South Africa we provide a safe environment, one aimed at helping people make better, healthier and more responsible decisions.

Please contact us for addiction treatment and substance abuse rehabilitation.

 

 

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