Centre for Compulsive and Addictive Behaviour

The Clinic for Compulsive and Addictive Behaviours (CCAB) provides psychological treatment of a range of compulsive behaviours, or behavioural addictions including: internet, gaming, pornography, shopping etc.

The difficulties treated by the clinic include:

  • Compulsive internet use
  • Gaming addiction
  • Compulsive use of pornography
  • Compulsive buying

Our treatment packages include assessment of your problem; cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) (talking therapy focusing on reducing your problem behaviour); increasing positive behaviours, activities and thinking; and investigating any underlying factors.

Our treatment is provided by NHS-trained and registered psychologists with extensive experience of working with behavioural addictions. 

How to access these services

For more information, including how to refer yourself to the service, see the Centre for Compulsive and Addictive Behaviour website