Start2Stop is an addiction treatment program located in South Kensington, London that provides residential and outpatient treatment services. The outpatient track incorporates a number of evidence-based protocols combined with holistic treatment methods, and the program itself is based on the 12-step principles. Outpatient treatment is available to adults who are struggling with addictions, eating disorders and those with a dual diagnosis.
Treatment and Staff
The outpatient program runs approximately 100 days, and is broken down into step-down phases. For the first eight weeks clients attend group therapy sessions three nights a week, and an individual counseling sessions once per week. Clients with eating disorders also have a morning support group once per week in addition to their regular schedule. Weeks nine through 14 step down to two nights a week of group, but still maintain their once a week individual session.
During treatment clients have relapse prevention, psychoeducation, and several educational lectures. Those who are in the ED track receive daily meal support and the staff helps meal planning. Additionally clients have mindfulness workshops, meditation, art therapy, written assignments, life and coping skills training, and Kirtan Chanting. In all stages of treatment at Start2Stop clients are required to attend several AA meetings per week, and have drug screenings regularly.
Treatment methods include CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing (MI) Gestalt and EMDR.
The outpatient treatment team includes Master’s-level psychotherapists, SACAP, FDAP, and addiction specialists.
Throughout the outpatient program staff coordinates family counseling sessions. There is also a weekly family program that runs 90 minute group sessions for loved ones of addicts. These meetings cover codependency and the imbalance that takes place in a family setting when one person is an addict. In addition, Start2Stop provides all graduates of their programs free aftercare for life.
Start2Stop is a comprehensive treatment program that incorporates very structured treatment protocols along with holistic approaches to create a well rounded outpatient experience. The programming is provided by experienced and caring professionals whose main goal is to help their clients get back on their feet. The outpatient program at Start2Stop is a great option for those who can’t take time out of their lives for a residential program, but still need a great deal of support.
11 Kendrick Mews
London SW7 3HG
Start2Stop Outpatient Cost: Call for details. Reach Start2Stop by phone at +44 207 581 4908.
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