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Gambling Addiction Treatment Therapy

Are you ready to overcome your gambling addiction? Our experienced therapists can help you achieve lasting recovery. We offer a variety of therapy options, including the best proven interventions for gambling disorders such as CBT and MI. We also offer support groups and other resources to help you on your journey to recovery. We understand that gambling addiction can be a difficult problem to overcome. But we are here to help you every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about our gambling addiction therapy services.

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What Is Gambling Addiction Therapy?

Gambling addiction is characterized by persistent, recurrent, and problematic gambling leading to negative consequences and distress.

Symptoms of gambling disorder include:

For gambling disorder to be diagnosed, the client must not be in a manic episode. Gambling disorder can also be classified as episodic or persistent. Episodic describes symptoms that occur for some time and subside. Persistent describes symptoms that have been ongoing for multiple years.

What Are the Common Types of Gambling Addiction Therapy?

According to the research, the best types of therapy for gambling addiction include:

In addition to therapy, 12-step meetings and utilizing a support system can help you deal with your gambling disorder.

Symptoms of Gambling Disorder

How Does Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Work in Gambling Addiction Therapy?

Cognitive behavioral therapy can give you the tools you need to be able to:

CBT can give you the ability to no longer need to gamble compulsively. The tools you learn with CBT can help you in all aspects of your life by allowing you to change the thoughts that are causing negative consequences in your life.

Embrace Healing The Power of Trust in Therapeutic Relationships

“In my experience, the most effective aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship. Establishing trust between a client and clinician is the first step to healing.”

What Is Motivational Interviewing in Gambling Addiction Therapy?

MI can help you increase your motivation to change. MI is a client-centered, strengths-based approach that can help you identify your reasons for change. You can use these skills to help maintain long-term recovery from gambling addiction.

What Is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) In Gambling Addiction Therapy?

Medication-assisted treatment combines medication and therapy to help control cravings and reduce the urge to gamble.

With medication and therapy combined, you can:

Medication always works best in combination with psychotherapy. You can talk to your therapist regarding a referral for a psychiatrist who can assess you and prescribe you medication to cope with cravings to gamble.

How Long Does Gambling Addiction Therapy Last?

The length of gambling addiction depends on you and your therapist.

Some factors that may contribute to the amount of time therapy takes include:

Being honest and willing to participate in your treatment will help your therapist create the appropriate treatment plan. This will also help you get the most out of therapy.

Can Online Therapy Be Effective for Gambling Addiction?

Online therapy works the same as in-person therapy. Online therapy can make it more convenient for you to meet with your therapist, which can be especially helpful if you have a busy schedule.

How to Find the Best Gambling Addiction Treatment?

To find the best gambling treatment for you, consider the following questions:

You can also do your research online on therapist reviews, experience, and qualifications.

If you are struggling with gambling addiction, you are not alone. There is help available. Our experienced therapists can help you overcome your addiction and get your life back on track. Contact us today to learn more about our gambling addiction therapy services in West Palm Beach.

Page Modified on Mar 3, 2024 by Liz Chelak (Trauma Therapist)

The information on this website is to provide a general information. In no way does any of the information provided reflect a definitive treatment advice. It is important to consult a best in class trauma counselor in WPB regarding ANY questions or issues. A thorough evaluation should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call your local trauma therapist, to schedule a assessment.