Treatment for Codependency

When are you in need of codependency recovery? Codependency is identified as a personality disorder in which a person relies solely on other people for assurance and a sense of identity. It is highly associated with environmental factors and is often the result of living with a dysfunctional family in which one of the members demonstrates symptoms of codependency. Codependent people approach others and desperately try to gain their approval and affection; they then begin to subconsciously control them through their dependent style.

For a codependent person, approval is more important than respect and thus they often sacrifice their comfort and needs in exchange for it. He or she derives their sense of purpose from the satisfaction of other people, especially a partner. Codependency can occur in all types of relationships like family, work, friends, or romantic relations. In a romantic relationship, the codependent person plays the role of the rescuer.

They attempt to please and take care of the other person and often thrive on their flaws and poor functionalities. The dynamics of a codependent relationship tend to be dysfunctional and are characterized by intimacy issues, communications issues, controlling behavior, manipulation, boundary problems, and extreme dependency. These dynamics create an imbalance in which a person is abusive or allows the other person’s harmful behavior (addiction, low achievements, poor health…)

Symptoms of codependency include intense and unstable interpersonal relationships, feelings of distress when alone, chronic feelings of boredom and emptiness, Disregard for one’s needs in favor of those of other people, a constant and strong desire for acceptance and affection, external referencing, dishonesty and denial, lack of trust, low self-worth, and self-victimizing.

THE BALANCE Inpatient Codependency Recovery Treatment Center program can help you find the needed balance to build a healthy relationship in which you can find happiness and trust. Our therapists will help you build self-esteem and teach you to find approval and satisfaction from within yourself. Moreover, they will teach you to build boundaries, become more assertive and helpful, prioritize your well-being, and begin to see that not everything is your responsibility.

For the partner who may suffer from mental health issues or addiction, our specialists will look to employ individualized recovery treatments to tackle these issues and rid you of your addiction.

 

Symptoms of Codependency

Codependency can manifest in behaviours like:

  • Intense and unstable interpersonal relationships
  • Feeling distressed when aloneChronic feelings of boredom and emptiness
  • Disregard of you need and prioritizing others’
  • Constant longing for acceptance
  • Dishonesty and denial
  • Lack of trust, low self-worth, and self-victimizing

 

Codependency FAQ

What is Codependency?

Codependency is a personality disorder. A person relies solely on other people for assurance and a sense of identity. It strips away the feeling of being one’s own person and gives that control to others.

What causes codependency?

Codependency is highly associated with environmental factors and is often the result of living with a dysfunctional family. The carelessness towards the people who need it and especially children is what makes codependency on others later on start.

How to overcome codependency?

The BALANCE Luxury Rehab & Recovery Treatment Center program can help you find the needed balance to build a healthy relationship in which you can find happiness and trust. Building self-esteem and counting on one’s self are crucial. Add to that, we work with you on building boundaries, becoming more assertive and helpful, prioritizing your well-being, and seeing that not everything is your responsibility.