Quitting Any Addiction
I've treated all sorts of addictions in my practice, such as ones involving drugs, alcohol, sex, gambling, etc. And I observe that the process of change is often circular rather than linear. There is really a need for adequate time to pass with the right treatment and actions.
Stage 1: PRE-CONTEMPLATION (person hasn't identified behavior as addiction)
"I'm well and ok, I don't see it as a problem."