Get support for sustainable recovery and move to a life beyond addiction
Addiction is anything we can’t stop doing, despite the negative consequences.
Typically addiction is a strategy that is adopted as a way to meet unmet needs.
Addiction can present in many forms, including drugs (prescription or illicit), alcohol, sex, gambling, shopping, and relationships codependency.
Because addiction is so cunning, it can appear in the guise of socialised norms, such as:
At Inner Help, we understand addiction is identifiable in three clear markers:
1. No matter how hard you try, you can’t stop the behaviour.
2. The source of relief (people, places, things) to meet an internal need is outside of yourself.
3. The behaviour is harmful to you.
If you recognise these elements in your own experience, now could be the time to connect with us at Inner Help for an initial 20-minute confidential call.
Take the first step today.
The pain of unmet needs, trauma, and being unable to manage the associated emotions are drivers of addiction. What may start in childhood as a fondness for sweet foods (sugar) that provide immediate relief can move upward along a curve to other dependencies to meet the growing addictive need.
All addictions hook us in mentally, emotionally, and physically. They also find us steeped in a social and/or family circle that supports the addiction. A significant part of recovery is recognising and accepting that life beyond addiction is difficult unless you step away from the environment in which the addiction thrives, because this is where the triggers lie.
Moving beyond addiction.
Making initial changes that lead to life beyond addiction can be difficult. You may even feel frightened about the uncertainty of what lies ahead. It is this intersection between the past and future where Inner Help can support recovery and healing.
We understand the familiarity of addiction can prevent us from taking steps to recovery. That’s why we walk alongside you, providing support in the form of:
Inner Help: Our approach to addiction recovery
When we are living in addiction, we may feel addiction is a life sentence and there is no way out. At Inner Help, we want you to know these ideas are not part of our ethos. Instead, our philosophy and approach to addiction recovery is grounded in key principles.
Adam Ducquet is the founder of Inner Help and is a qualified Root Cause Therapy (RCT) practitioner who brings significant lived experience of trauma, addiction, and recovery to support clients living in addiction to walk the road to recovery with humility, posture, and grace.
Combining the proven effectiveness of RCT with a suite of practical resources that support his own recovery, Adam is real and relatable. He works from the premise that if he can survive addiction, his clients can too – with support, education, and a commitment to themselves.
Ready to start your journey to recovery?
4 WEEK ADDICTION RECOVERY PROGRAM
Instead of facing addiction alone, access meaningful support to address and overcome addictions, including drugs, alcohol, sex, and relationships.
Gain the freedom of sharing authentically and transparently in addiction counselling sessions that allow for emotional release and healthy relief.
FAMILY SUPPORT & INTERVENTION
Learn about the family’s role in addiction and recovery. Be supported to stage an intervention for a loved one living in addiction.
Discover the roots of addiction in codependency and gain the understanding and practices to overcome it for a new, healthier way of living.
“I found Adam at a point in life I have exhausted all the options of breaking an addiction to Ice well over a decade. At this stage I have suffered innumerable losses in life including losing my marriage and close contact with my kids. “
“I contacted Adam because my life had derailed, and I felt trapped by my own negative behaviours and addictions. The addictions had caused so much heartache for all who surrounded me and broken down so many relationships.”
“When I first contacted Adam, my life was spiralling out of control. Adam helped me understand the Root Cause of my addiction and we together identified the emotions I didn’t know how to feel, my entire life.”
“Thank you Adam and Inner Help for all that you have given me through the 4 week program I did recently. I was drinking everyday and couldn’t stop, my wife was ready to leave me and my future looked hopeless.”
“Adam is an incredibly genuine and caring human being. He listens with an open heart and mind and has the ability to reflect back pearls of wisdom that have guided me to finding answers within myself.”
“He was very professional and seemed to be very passionate about helping others.”
“Adam is a very intuitive and empathetic therapist who has an innate knowing of what the client needs. He also has a very soothing, nurturing energy that makes you feel safe as you dive into your past.”
“I found Adam to be caring and his intuition was insightful and quite accurate. I really enjoyed working with him.”