Addiction can be a deeply isolating and lonely experience, but the path to recovery does not have to be a solitary journey. Therapy can be a powerful tool in the process of overcoming addiction, providing the vital connection, support and guidance needed to heal. Through therapy, you can explore the underlying causes of your addiction, learn coping skills and strategies to manage triggers and develop a sense of self-compassion and resilience.
Recovery Lighthouse offers several effective treatment modalities as part of a comprehensive treatment programme. With the help of our highly skilled therapists, you can break free from the cycle of addiction and transform your life for the better.

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What therapies are offered at Recovery Lighthouse?

Recovery Lighthouse offers a wide range of therapies so that you can discover what works for you. Our client’s success is our top priority, and this is reflected in our treatment programme which is designed to help you reach your full potential.

Some of the therapies offered at Recovery Lighthouse include:

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12 step therapy

12 step therapy is a widely used technique that focuses on working through 12 individual steps to recovery. This is a mutual help programme that allows you to build connections, find support from peers and eventually help peers yourself. 12 step therapy focuses on how to overcome addiction, avoid triggers and live a more productive life. Click the button below to learn more.

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Art therapy

A form of psychotherapy that allows you to express your feelings through art, helping you to tackle stress and anxiety and providing a healthy outlet for your emotions.  You can take part in various methods, including the gestalt method which asks you to describe your art and what it represents, and the third-hand method in which you instruct your therapist on what to draw.

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Dialectical behavioural therapy is a type of therapy involves four main modules, including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. Through these modules, you will learn how to stay in the present moment, reframe your approach to stress, manage negative feelings and work on effective, healthy communication.



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Family therapy

Family therapy is a vital component of addiction treatment, helping to repair relationships and rebuild trust between you and your loved ones. Addiction can have a profound impact on families, causing rifts and tensions that can be difficult to overcome alone. With the help of a trained therapist, families can work through challenges and learn effective communication and coping strategies.

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Group therapy

Group therapy involves meeting with a group of people who are also in recovery. Group therapy provides a supportive and non-judgmental environment where you can share your experiences, learn from others and receive encouragement and feedback from your peers. It can also help to reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness that often accompany addiction.

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Individual therapy

Individual therapy involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one. This gives you the opportunity to work on your specific needs and provides you with an individualised treatment plan. Individual therapy offers you a safe, confidential space where you can explore underlying issues that may be exacerbating your substance use.

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Trauma therapy

Trauma therapy can help you to work through past traumatic experiences, allowing you to process and release emotions that may be contributing to your addiction. Through trauma therapy, you can gain a deeper understanding of how your trauma affects you and develop healthier coping mechanisms to take forward.

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The benefits of therapy

The benefits of therapy in addiction treatment are numerous and can have a significant impact on your recovery journey. By addressing your psychological needs through therapy, you are much more likely to succeed in obtaining and maintaining sobriety.

Some of the benefits you can expect to gain from therapy include:

  • A deeper understanding of your inner self
  • Enhanced stress management and coping skills
  • Increased self-esteem and confidence
  • Improved relationships
  • Better communication skills
  • A greater sense of purpose
  • Ability to set and accomplish goals
  • Reduced risk of relapse

Overall, therapy is an essential component of rehab treatment that encourages you to think from a new, healthier perspective.

How do I get started?

Are you ready to begin your journey to physical and emotional wellness? If so, Recovery Lighthouse is here to support you every step of the way. Our qualified therapists can provide you with guidance and motivation as you tackle the challenge of addiction recovery. If you would like to get started, pick up the phone and give our friendly admissions team a call.

Frequently asked questions

What type of therapy is best to treat addiction?
There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for addiction – it is important to keep an open mind and try as many different styles of therapy as possible. This will help you to discover what resonates with you. Many of our clients are surprised at what therapies work best for them, even using their preferred therapy method as they continue their journey back home.
How long should I expect addiction counselling to last?
The length of addiction counselling varies depending on your needs and progress in treatment. Some people may only require a few weeks or months of counselling, while others may need ongoing support for a longer period. Ultimately, the duration of addiction counselling will depend on your unique circumstances and recovery goals.
Why is therapy important for addiction recovery?
Therapy is vital for addiction recovery as it addresses the psychological aspects of addiction. Without addressing these underlying issues or reflecting on the root cause, the chances of success in recovery are unlikely.