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One to One Therapy

1:1 therapy is an important part of the treatment we offer at Castle Craig

One To One Therapy Is An Integral Part Of Treatment

One on one psychotherapy is an important part of rehab treatment at Castle Craig. The specialist addiction therapist and patient speak in complete privacy in one-on-one sessions. 

Through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), our therapists explore and address the underlying issues around the addiction on a case-by-case basis, leading to effective and sustained recovery. 

If you or a friend or family member want to know more about Castle Craig’s residential rehab programme. Please call our 24-Hour Helpline: 01721 728118.

All patients at Castle Craig receive a minimum of 8 hours of individual therapy and are allocate a focal therapist that remains constant through out their stay at the hospital, holiday/illness permitting.

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The Purpose of One-To-One Therapy At Castle Craig?

One-to-one therapy at Castle Craig is delivered by one of our many qualified addiction specialists. Following an initial assessment at Castle Craig, patients are assigned a focal therapist based on their individual needs in order to produce the best possible outcome. 

We provide individually tailored therapy programmes to target the specific causes of addiction and prevent relapse in the future. During a four to six week stay, patients can expect to receive between eight to 12 hours of individual therapy. 

While group therapy is extremely beneficial in the treatment of addiction, one to one therapy allows patients to explore deeper and more personal issues in a safe place. Individual therapy is designed to focus on addressing any mental health issues contributing to addiction.

To increase the chances of successfully treating addiction, any co-occurring disorders such as anxiety and depression. During one-to-one therapy, patients will learn more about their condition, moods, feelings and behaviours to understand why addiction has become part of their life.

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One To One Therapy Sessions We Offer

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Our Certified, Experienced & Caring  Therapists

One-to-one therapy sessions form part of our industry-leading addiction programme and typically occur twice a week during a residential stay. All patients have their own individual therapist.

Our therapists are practitioner members or are accredited with BACP (British Association For Counselling And Psychotherapy), and COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy Scotland). In addition, some have (are working towards) further accreditations such as university Masters degrees.

Moreover, some of our therapists have themselves experienced the throes of addiction, and will be able to inspire and relate to their patients in  an incredibly deep and caring manner. 

Our addictions therapists are trained to use a discreet and sensitive approach with patients, encouraging them to open up about matters they may find difficult to share within a group setting. More.

What Individual Sessions Achieve

Your focal therapist will guide the sessions in order to:

  • Address deep-rooted personal issues, e.g. trauma, grief, abuse;
  • Motivate the patient to achieve and maintain abstinence;
  • Change attitudes and behaviours that may lead to relapse;
  • Maximise insight into the addiction;
  • Address the impact addiction has had on the patient’s life.

The sessions follow a clear structure, in line with the treatment programme directed by our Consultant Psychiatrist, and are a crucial part of your personal treatment plan. Sessions take place twice weekly.

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One To One Therapy At Castle Craig Incorporates A Range Of Techniques:

Humanistic Therapy

The goal of humanistic therapy is to help people become more self-aware and accepting of themselves. In contrast to psychoanalysis, humanistic therapists focus on conscious rather than unconscious thoughts. They also emphasise the patient’s present and future, as opposed to exploring the patient’s past.

Integrative Or Holistic Therapy

Integrative therapy, also known as mind-body therapy, is a progressive form of psychotherapy that combines a range of therapeutic tools and approaches to fit the needs of each patient. This approach to addiction treatment aims to promote inner resilience and personal balance. 

Person-Centred Therapy 

Your therapist will help you look at life in a new way and change the way you perceive yourself. Person-centred theory encourages the patient to find solutions to their problems. Therapy will teach you unconditional positive regard. You will learn how to be easy on yourself in the process. Too often, we judge ourselves harshly and fail to recognise that everyone makes mistakes.

How Individual Therapy Works

Individual therapy allows you to speak in complete privacy and confidentiality with a specialist therapist.  

Our therapists are practitioner members or are accredited with BACP (British Association For Counselling And Psychotherapy) and COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy Scotland). In addition, some have (are working towards) further accreditations such as university Masters degrees.

Our addictions therapists are trained to use a discreet and sensitive approach with patients, encouraging them to open up about matters they may find difficult to share within a group setting.

More About Our Therapists

We have over 30 years of experience in the field of addictions. See Complementary therapies we offer.

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