Internet Addiction Counseling & Therapy in Colorado

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Welcome to Overcomers Counseling, a provider of Internet addiction treatment, therapy, and counseling services in Colorado.

We understand that individuals struggling with their internet dependence and addiction experience a range of challenges that can impact their mental health and overall well-being.

We are here to support you on your journey toward recovery.

Our experienced therapists use evidence-based treatments to manage symptoms and help clients address the underlying emotional and mental issues that contribute to their addiction.

Our therapy services are designed to provide a safe and supportive environment in which clients can work through their addiction and develop healthy coping mechanisms. 

Internet Addiction Therapists in Colorado

Kelsey Motley, LPCC

Kelsey Motley, LPCC

Colorado
(719) 345-2424
Marie Whatley LPCC

Marie Whatley LPCC

Colorado
(719) 345-2424
Shannon Hamm, LPC, CCTP

Shannon Hamm, LPC, CCTP

Colorado Springs, Colorado
(719) 452-4374
Winnie Siwa, LPCC

Winnie Siwa, LPCC

Colorado
(719) 345-2424

Therapy for Internet Addiction

We believe that therapy for internet and computer addiction should be personalized, compassionate, and non-judgmental.

There are many benefits to seeking out counseling or a therapist-specific treatment for internet addiction including:

  • Improved mental health and well-being
  • Developing healthy coping mechanisms
  • Building a better understanding of underlying emotional and mental issues
  • Learning effective tools to manage addiction triggers
  • Gaining insight into the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors
  • Increased self-awareness to make more thoughtful decisions about internet usage
  • Enhanced communication skills for better relationships with others
  • A supportive environment for recovery from addiction

We use well-researched treatment methods and cognitive behavioral therapy that can help our clients overcome internet addiction and related problems.

Our therapists have helped many clients overcome internet addiction time online, and bridge the gap between the virtual and the physical world. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What Are the Types of Internet Addiction?

There are several types of compulsive internet use and addiction, including social media addiction, online gaming and gambling addictions, pornography, and sex addiction, and compulsive online shopping or binge-watching.

What Are the Symptoms of Internet Addiction?

The symptoms of internet addiction can vary depending on the type of addiction. Some common symptoms of pathological internet use include obsessive thoughts about the internet, preoccupation with the internet or inability to control use, anxiety or irritability when offline, lying or hiding online behavior from friends and family, and neglecting oneself or others in favor of spending time on the internet.

What are the signs and symptoms of internet addiction?

The signs of internet addiction vary depending on the individual. However, common signs include anxiety, depression, social and withdrawal symptoms, feelings of emptiness or boredom, and preoccupation with the internet. There are many signs to consider when it comes to internet addiction.

  • Obsessive thoughts about the internet
  • Neglect of personal responsibilities
  • Secrecy around internet use
  • Anxiety, depression, or social withdrawal
  • Feeling empty or bored without access to the internet
  • Preoccupation with being online
  • Trouble controlling time spent on the internet
  • Difficulty doing activities offline that require sustained attention and focus
  • Increased isolation from friends and family

If you or a loved one is showing signs of internet addiction, such as obsessive thoughts about the or pathological internet use, neglect of personal responsibilities, or secrecy around internet use, it's important to seek help from a qualified therapist who understands internet addiction and can help you work towards recovery.

What is Group Therapy?

Group therapy for internet addiction can provide clients with the support they need to overcome their addiction by offering a safe and supportive environment to be candid about addiction issues. It can also help clients build social relationships and gain the social support they need to manage their own use the internet addiction.

What are the Potential Effects Of An Internet Addiction?

The effects of internet addiction can be devastating, leading to a range of mental, emotional, and physical health problems. 

Some of the effects include an increased risk of depression and anxiety, problems with relationships, degraded physical and mental illness and health, and social isolation.

Internet addiction therapy is important for people who show excessive internet use. 

Problematic internet use can lead to strained relationships with family members, personal life, and friends, and can negatively affect personal and professional obligations. 

Overcomers Counseling can connect you with a licensed therapist to find treatment options and address any possible internet addiction disorder. 

Support groups for online addiction can provide clients with the encouragement and fellowship needed to sustain a life free from addiction. 

Our team of professionals works with a wide circle of resources so clients can continue to feel supported even after sessions have ended.

Symptoms and Effects of Internet Addiction

Internet addiction can have a range of symptoms and effects on an individual's life, including physical effects treating internet addiction such as fatigue, headaches, and vision problems, as well as mental health effects such as anxiety, depression, and social isolation. 

Schedule an Appointment with Overcomers Counseling and Find Internet Addiction Treatment

At Overcomers Counseling, we provide personalized internet addiction treatment, therapy and counseling services designed to help individuals struggling with this condition overcome their addiction and achieve lasting healing and recovery. 

If you're ready to take the first step towards a healthier, happier life, contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Read out reviews to learn more from our clients.

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February 29th, 2024

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Many of us are often faced with struggles and hardships and finding help can be difficult. However, at Overcomers Counseling, we are here to help you in your time of need. We are passionate about people and we believe that ANYONE can be an overcomer if they are willing to pursue it.  Don't let another day go by without getting the help you desire.

(719) 345-2424 office
(855) 719-2549 fax
5585 Erindale Dr. Ste 204 Colorado Springs, CO 80918 mailing

Support Team Hours

 Sunday   Closed
 Monday   8:00am - 5:00pm
 Tuesday   8:00am - 5:00pm
 Wednesday    8:00am - 5:00pm
 Thursday   8:00am - 5:00pm
 Friday   8:00am - 5:00pm
 Saturday  Closed