There are a number of stages one goes through when recovering from an addictive behavior. Pre-contemplation – at this stage one is unaware of any problems. Others may point them out, but you have no interest in changing.
Graphic of the stage theories of Kohlberg, Erikson, and Piaget. (Jean Piaget& Theory of Cognitive Development, Lawrence Kohlberg& Stages of Moral Development, and Erik Erikson& Stages of Psychosocial Development.) Study for ASWB/LCSW!
Erik Erikson's psychosocial stages pictionary psychology activity