Can Compulsive Gambling be Cured?
Way Foundation recommends a Gambling Addiction treatment programme is based on a 12 step model, combined with CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy). This helps people with problem gambling to:
Understand their addiction
Understand the consequences of their addiction
Understand what they want in place of gambling
Increase confidence, assertiveness and impulse control
Manage their money and debt
Problem gambling is often defined by whether harm is experienced by the gambler or others, rather than by the gambler’s behaviour.
How Gambling Addiction Therapy Works
Through CBT Way Foundation help patients with gambling/process addictions to develop and achieve their recovery goals. This enables patients to gauge their progress through small but significant steps. Goals must be SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound.
We answer enquiries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can arrange quick admission.
“Stress, anxiety and a desire to escape all played into this moment when the obsession with gambling took over my life. The slots were my drug of choice so to speak and I loved everything about them.”
Step-based programs can be specific to gambling, build financial health & promote mental wellness as patient-centered mechanisms for intervention.
Motivational interviewing is recoginsed treatment for compulsive gambling. The basic goal is promoting readiness to change
Pathological gambling is a common disorder that is associated with both social and family costs. Research into self-help for problem gamblers has shown benefits.
Many gamblers experiencing issues use various online peer-support groups to aid their recovery protecting their anonymity while attempting recovery
Discover The Future
Support is available to family and friends who are worried about someone else’s gambling