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Internet Addiction Treatment Treatment & Rehab


Technological development has revolutionized our way of being and interacting. Technologies and Internet become part of our increasingly mobile digital daily life, whether on a personal or professional dimension. While helping to shorten distances, access information and other entertainment more quickly, it also has its drawbacks, which can have a negative impact on daily routines, work or academic performance, family relationships, as well as on emotional states.

According to scientific studies, the excessive use of the Internet or technology, whether in the field of Online Gambling, Video Games, Social Networks, Cybersex, Online Affairs, Online Sex and pornography, Sexting, Cyberbullying, Online shopping, is associated with low self-esteem, relationship difficulties with others and psychiatric disorders. Furthermore it can lead to depression, Attention Deficit Disorder, academic and social problems at school, greater risk to develop physical illnesses, obesity and carpel tunnel syndrome.

Did you know that spending too much time online can put you at risk?

An adequate and specialized support, by an expert team of professionals, can help you to reach a balance of time spent online and on daily activities and improve your quality of life.


If this a problem that you want and need to overcome, focusing on a recovery oriented to self-fulfilment, through a personalized residential treatment program of Internet Addictive Behaviour focused on online gambling, online gaming / internet gaming use disorder, cyberbullying, cybersex / sexting / online affairs / online sex addiction, net compulsions or problematic use of social networks, Dianova is here to help you reach your expectations and rebuilding your life and personal autonomy. We know recovery is possible. We witness it everyday day.

Our goal is to offer you a treatment with a diversity of services, evidence based e certified under a quality management ISO, having had in the past five years 100% of Client Satisfaction and Service Recommendation.


We provide evaluation, diagnosis and counselling services for teenagers, adults and families.

Our therapeutic rehabilitation inpatient program is focused on individual needs. Based upon a cognitive-behavioural approach, with a biopsychosocial focus, we provide support to our residents / clients to be self-aware of its own problem with internet misuse, obtain new learning processes, resources and skills aiming to cope with and tackle its addictive behaviours towards an improvement of quality of life and well-being.

“Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the most effective form of treatment for Internet addiction.”, Dr. Kimberley Young colocar esta frase em itálico e destacada

Choosing Dianova rehab program means a focus on:

– Reorganizing time spent online in a safe environment: restoring the physical and psychological balance begins firstly with restrain of use and secondly focusing on reorganization of online time spent in a relaxing, inspiring environment;

– Behavioural analysis: based on the assumption that each behaviour has specific consequences and has underlying cognitive and social expectations.

– Occupational health: by engaging occupational activities, daily tasks and healthy management of leisure, we seek to promote personal structure and organization, as well as discovering other sort of activities that boost personal motivation and satisfaction

– Psychotherapeutic dynamic: engaging on psychotherapeutic groups and individual psychotherapy to promote cognitive, emotional and relational development aiming to a moderate, heathy use of technology and Internet

Click here to Apply for Admission . Contact us for more information +351261312300 | e-mail admissions@dianova.pt.

TEST Assess your Internet Addiction or IAT Assessment Test

The results of this self-test should and must be used only as guidance for understanding your use of drugs, drug addiction and related health problems. A full evaluation and diagnosis must be completed by a health professional, in order to determine the most adequate counselling or inpatient treatment.