Talking therapies are when you talk about your problems. This may involve exploring the reasons for your substance use but may focus on what you can do to resist using or to achieve other positive goals, or may involve a mixture of these. These sessions can be one to one, group sessions or sessions with your partner and or family.
Talking therapy enables you to talk to other people about your substance use issues. To identify the particular issues affecting you and work together to:
Some people may find their first couple of sessions uncomfortable – after all it can be hard to open up to a stranger. Stick at it – as you get to know your counsellor and build a level of trust you will feel more at ease and confident with the process.
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