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Dr. Cassidy Blair, Psy.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist | PSY 22022

Dr. Cassidy Blair, Psy.D.

Social Media Addiction

Many people in Beverly Hills think that social media addiction is not a real addiction. Sadly, it is very much a real addiction, with potentially up to 10% of Americans physiologically addicted to social media.
Social media addiction is a behavioral addiction characterized by uncontrollable urges to login to or check social media, being overly concerned about their online persona, the number of likes and followers the accumulate, and devoting so much time and effort to social media that it affects other areas in your life like being able to be present.

Social Media Addiction Has The Same Symptoms as Drug or Alcohol Addiction

Social media addiction looks very similar to other addictions, especially substance abuse disorders. Similarly to substance abuse disorders, people exhibiting the characteristics of social media addiction:
Viewed this way, social media addiction looks almost exactly the same as drug or alcohol addiction. While it is a behavioral disorder, like gambling or video game addictions, social media addiction, like many behavioral disorders, exhibits the same symptoms as many substance use disorders do. In fact, sober alcoholics or drug addicts who start increasing their use of social media are significantly more likely to become social media addicts than those who have not encountered addiction in their past, due to the phenomenon of cross addiction.

How To Treat Social Media Addiction

Simply deleting the applications from your phone is not enough when it comes to social media addiction. With help from Blair Wellness Group, those facing an addiction with social media can seek help in seeing realistic goals and easing themselves away from their online addiction so as to not shock their system. It is possible to connect with others and work toward building a strong online presence without severely impacting your relationship with yourself and others. Dr. Blair approaches each client case individually rather than a one-size-fits all solution. Our counselors help you to develop simple strategies and look into the root cause of your addictive behavior to begin with, in order to know what to look for and how to handle it in the future. Seeking help is the best place to start and Blair Wellness Group in Beverly Hills is taking appointments today.

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  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Drug and Substance Abuse
  • Food Addiction
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gaming Addiction
  • Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Addiction
  • Social Media Addiction
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7 am - 11 pm

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9 am - 10 pm

Help with Social Media Addiction

At Blair Wellness Group, we offer a multi-disciplinary approach to our clients, specializing in a concierge-style service to serve our clients’ myriad schedules and needs. Dr. Blair has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Gestalt Therapy and more to offer a full complement of various means of attacking social media addiction among other troublesome addictions. She holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is credentialed for patient admission permissions at many psychiatric hospitals throughout Los Angeles County.
We want to help you on the road to recovery from social media addiction. Contact us today!

Our Core Values

Discover effective solutions for addiction at Blair Wellness Group today. Call us at 310.999.4996 to schedule an appointment. We welcome patients from Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, and close-by areas. We offer evening and weekend appointments for our concierge patients and all patients upon request.

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At Blair Wellness Group, we are here to meet your clinical needs at any time.

Dedicated Support

We support our clients to reach their goals and objectives through maintaining an adaptive lifestyle.

Experience

With more than 15 years of experience in providing psychological services, we are confident in our expertise.

Professional Team Support

We are dedicated to our client’s wellbeing. Our team has the extensive training to provide quality care for all of our clients.

Looking For a Local Psychologist?

We offer evening and weekend appointments for our concierge patients and all patients upon request. Call us today at 310-999-4996 to discuss how Blair Wellness Group can help you overcome
depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and other disorders.

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In-person, Teletherapy, Online, and Telepsych Available 7 days a week.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Cassidy Blair and team of professionals are available to provide a variety of psychological services, therapy, and Concierge treatment during weekdays, evenings, and on weekends.