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How Psychologists and Counsellors Can Assist Clients with Gambling Problems


Trish Earle

The top tips discussed:

  • Stabilise the crisis
  • Instil hope and belief in self-efficacy
  • Open up “the conversation”
  • Assess the benefits of outing the problem
  • Monitor risk
  • Normalise the process of making change, and work with the ‘stage of readiness’
  • Don’t get distracted by the gambling