Are You Struggling With Alcohol Abuse and Dependence?
Available Treatment Options
Therapy for people experiencing alcohol abuse and dependence includes behavioral interventions to reduce problematic usage of alcohol.
Therapists may use techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), such as recognizing unhelpful thoughts about alcohol, and Motivational Interviewing, such as circular questioning, to emphasize why a person should avoid using substances. Other interventions that may be helpful for people experiencing alcohol abuse and dependence include attending group support meetings, relapse prevention programs, or even residential treatment.