Number 10 Harley Street
Tel: 0207 1298 114
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Dr de Silva has an empathetic holistic approach in her practice and works on a collaborative model with her patients. more
Seeking help for an addiction can be one of the hardest things anyone can do. Around two million people in the UK suffer from some form of addiction and we understand the implications and damage that an addiction can cause.
Addiction is a strong, uncontrollable need to substances or carry out a particular activity which becomes the most important thing in your life and leads to problems at home, work and school.
Types of addictions catered for:
Many people think of addictions as purely alcohol or illegal drug addiction, however there are many other forms including:
Who is at risk?There's no single reason why addictions develop, however you are more at risk of developing an addiction if:
Many patients require individual sessions with an addiction specialist. Dr de Silva would conduct a comprehensive assessment and explain her conclusions to you .She would discuss the treatment options taking into consideration your views and what she considers the optimum treatment for you. Treatment would generally include medication, or individual therapy or both. Dr de Silva can also make a referral to a psychologist or psychotherapist to look the psychological aspects of the addiction as well as trying to address the underlying causes. You would be reviewed regularly by Dr de Silva to monitor your progress.
If you require more intense treatment and to be away from the familiar environment, which may be contributing to the addiction, Dr de Silva can arrange for admission to treatment centre where you would stay for the duration of their treatment. Dr de Silva would be able to help identify the most appropriate treatment centre for you.
Contact us now to see how Dr de Silva and her team can help with your addiction or call us for free confidential advice on 0207 1298 114