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Alcohol Moderation — Learn How to Drink More Safely

Compass Health Group offers help for people who want to reduce their alcohol consumption to safer levels and avoid negative consequences. This is not a standard alcoholism treatment program that pressures you to give up drinking forever and attend AA meetings. We use a toolbox of research-proven strategies for people who are not physically addicted to alcohol, but are concerned that their current drinking pattern is harmful to their health, relationships, and/or other important aspects of their life.

Your can receive help with moderate drinking by attending our weekly Alcohol Moderation Group, by scheduling individual sessions with Dr. Washton, or both.

Alcohol Moderation Group

These groups will provide you with a variety of immediately actionable strategies and techniques. You will have a unique opportunity to learn and practice how to track your drinking in real time, cut down on your overall alcohol intake, better manage stress and difficult emotions without alcohol, and exert more self-control over when, where, with whom, and how frequently you drink. These groups can serve as stand-alone treatment or work in parallel with individual therapy, medication, and/or other services you receive here or from outside practitioners.

Group Logistics

  • Group sessions are held once weekly, 75 min, typically 6-8 members
  • Newcomers can join the group at any time
  • Recommended length of participation is 12 weeks or longer
  • Must be at least 21 yo, high-functioning, not physically dependent on alcohol
  • All candidates must have an initial intake interview
  • Individual sessions can be scheduled as a supplement or alternative to the groups
  • All services are self-pay at the time of service. We do not participate in any insurance plans, but our fully-coded statements can be submitted by clients for insurance reimbursement.

Click here to see our FAQ sheet on Alcohol Moderation.

Contact us today for more information and to schedule your private consultation.

(212) 969-1899 | 425 Madison Avenue (49th St), Suite 1502, New York, NY 10017 | Phone: (212) 969-1899