What is Addiction Counselling?

Addiction Counselling focuses on the issues of dependency and/or abuse with drugs, alcohol, food, sex, gambling, work, exercise, sex and relationships.

Clients who struggle with addiction and compulsive behaviours will have a preoccupation with more than one addiction at any given time and will need to work through these issues to gain a structured way to work on themselves on a deeper level. Our therapists can help support you with a wide range of addiction issues.

People who experience addiction issues may at times abstain from using a substance or compulsively obsessing with a particular behaviour, however, this tends to be short lived and without a structured programme they may relapse.

Our addiction counsellors are also experienced with the philosophy of the Minnesota model and the Twelve Step Programme.


£50 – £130 for 50 minutes

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment to see one of our addiction counsellors, please call the reception team on 020 8673 4545 or email We are open seven days a week.

Twelve Step Meetings

We also hold a Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meeting on Saturday evenings at 7.30pm and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting on Sunday evenings at 8pm please visit our Twelve Step Meetings page for further details.

The Awareness Centre also provides a Multilingual Counselling ServiceLGBT Counselling Service and Child & Adolescent Counselling Service within the NHSLow Cost and Private Counselling Services.

Call us on 020 8673 4545

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What people say

I have suffered from depression and anxiety attacks for many years. I began seeing Pinar about 18 months ago and talking therapy has been extremely helpful. I have found her practice to be caring and very professional. For me the process has been sometimes subtle and sometimes hard but I have definitely experienced progress and improvement, interspersed with moments of joyful breakthroughs. I feel much better equipped to deal with my condition and have a better feeling of awareness as a result…
Peter Zek

Addiction Counsellors