DEFECIT (HYPERACTIVITY) DISORDER
Why is it so difficult to treat addiction? Escaping the cycle of addiction is tough and requires far more than just willpower. Addiction is physiological rather than psychological. It is a mental health disorder in and of itself.
Sure, rehabilitation programs can successfully assist you. It is important to process your emotions, identify coping strategies and change lifestyle habits. The problem is that addicts often struggle to complete the entire program or, more commonly, relapse once the program is completed.
Treating addiction is challenging on many levels. The process of addiction strips you of self-respect. It destroys any sense of being able to cope in life without your drug of choice.
In the majority of cases the addict’s life becomes more and more insular as relationships, daily functioning and sense of self deteriorate. Pervasive feelings of guilt, shame, and anger, eat away at the mind. Other mental health challenges such as depression and anxiety can often take hold, exacerbating problems and making treatments difficult.
When combined with a residential rehabilitation treatment, neurofeedback has been shown to significantly increase the success rate of addiction recovery. At the Brain Training Centre, we work with those dedicated to change. If you are currently enrolled in a treatment program, we can help improve the speed and ease of your recovery through a brain training protocol tailored specifically for you.
Not only can neurofeedback retrain dysfunctional brain patterns into healthy ones, it also assists in calming the mind. The process of successfully changing habits requires patience and confidence.
Neurofeedback enhances your ability to manage your mood, emotional state, and impulsivity. It assists you to sleep peacefully so that you may feel revitalised when you wake up. Essentially, it provides a stronger sense of being able to cope overall – and that is priceless.
The Brain Training Centre encourages you to incorporate neurofeedback into your treatment program so that you can have the best possible chance of escaping your addiction. Congratulations on seeking improvement.
We look forward to helping you succeed.
EVIDENCE-BASED RESEARCH FOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF NEUROTHERAPY FOR ADDICTIVE DISORDERS
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