With the advent of the internet age and easy access to the worldwide web, increasing numbers of people are becoming addicted to the internet, including online gaming, social web, compulsive buying and porn. It might not be immediately recognized as an addiction even if it becomes an excessive computer use that interferes with daily life, seriously becoming a growing field of distress. This addiction is more frequently observed in young adults. It is now commonly called Internet Addiction Disorder or IAD.
Research links Internet Addiction Disorder with existing mental health issues, most commonly depression, with significant negative effects, including socially, psychologically and occupationally. Villa Matrix provides a series of counseling and therapy sessions to examine the underlying factors that drive the internet addiction. This enables a patient to discover who they really are and develop self acceptance, creating the ability to look inside themselves for the solution to their problems and develop healthy alternatives to internet abuse, resulting in a more balanced and productive life.