The Enabler’s Role in Addiction

One of the lesser talked about aspects of addiction is the role of the enabler to the addict. Enabling or empowering refers to a pattern of behaviour a loved one such as a spouse, partner, child, parent, grandparent or close friend of a person struggling with an addiction that makes it easier for the addicted [...]

2019-01-15T21:01:48+00:00 15 January, 2019|News|

How to Avoid a Christmas Relapse

The Christmas and New Year’s holiday season is a happy time to look forward to. A welcome break from the grind of everyday life and a time reflect and to celebrate with colleagues, friends and family. However for those who suffer with addiction and their families, the holiday season can produce a lot of temptation, [...]

2019-01-10T16:04:38+00:00 25 December, 2018|News|

Are you an Echoist?

Defining ‘Echoism’ One particular type of co-dependency that has been gaining more attention in psychology circles in recent years is that of the Narcissist and the Echoist. Whilst the widely known trait of ‘narcissism’ is defined by extreme selfishness, with a grandiose view of one’s own talents and a craving for admiration, ‘echoism’ is the [...]

2018-12-03T11:22:40+00:00 3 December, 2018|News|

Sex Addiction

Sex addiction is best described as a progressive intimacy disorder characterised by compulsive sexual thoughts and acts. It is not defined by the amount or type of sexual activity involved, but by the particular relationship the person has to compulsive sexual experiences. Most adults will be familiar with the tremendous power of sex, the rush [...]

2018-11-28T17:44:48+00:00 26 November, 2018|News|

Rebuilding Relationships after Recovery

For those struggling with addiction, the road to recovery can be a long and challenging one. First and foremost the individual must take all the necessary steps to get sober. Acknowledgement of the addiction, getting oneself into and completing a treatment program and then accumulating one sober day after another are all vital steps toward [...]

2018-11-28T17:50:31+00:00 19 November, 2018|News|

How To Be A Good Friend To An Addict

Watching a friend who is struggling with addiction can be difficult, overwhelming and heart breaking. However, the support and guidance of a good friend who can bare such a burden can often give the addict a greater chance of overcoming their addiction. Having someone with a shared history is who is does not stand in [...]

2018-11-28T17:56:29+00:00 14 November, 2018|News|

Loneliness though Addiction, Treatment & Recovery

Loneliness a modern definition: Loneliness is often defined in terms of as the unpleasant experience that occurs when a person's network of social relations is deficient in some important way. We live in a communication and information age that has us more connected to one another than any other time in history. However, too often [...]

2018-11-28T18:03:42+00:00 4 November, 2018|News|

Matt Willis gives an inspirational talk at Ibiza Calm

English singer-songwriter, television presenter and actor, Matt Willis, recently paid a visit to Ibiza Calm where he attended a meeting and delivered an inspirational talk to the clients.  Matt chronicled his struggle with drugs and alcohol that began as a teenager, when he was thrust into the limelight as a bassist and vocalist for Busted, [...]

2018-11-28T18:07:54+00:00 14 October, 2018|News|

Russell Brand Pays A Visit To Ibiza Calm

English comedian, actor, radio/podcast host, author, activist and fourteen year recovering addict, Russell Brand recently paid a visit to Ibiza Calm. Whist on vacation, the long-time friend of the centre attended a meeting and delivered an inspirational talk to clients, sharing his unique blend of honesty, humour, wisdom and advice. Drawing from his bestselling book, [...]

2018-11-28T18:10:48+00:00 27 September, 2018|News|

We are proud of our team

Meet The Team at Ibiza Calm We would like to introduce our team of experts here at Ibiza Calm, hand picked for their knowledge and expertise. They are all play a vital role in making your stay here at Ibiza calm a comfortable and transformative one. John McKeown  - Managing Director John McKeown trained in London [...]

2018-11-28T18:12:44+00:00 15 September, 2018|News|