Clinical Counseling: Cognitive behavioral therapy for treatment of depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, Bipolar, disorder, etc. Group therapy for treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders. Group therapy provides an indispensable, intense, and unique context for the learning and practicing of new tools, insights, and behaviors.
A variety of therapeutic approaches that help engage people in treatment, provide incentives for them to remain abstinent, modify their attitudes and behaviors related to drug abuse, and increase their life skills to handle stressful circumstances and environmental cues that may trigger intense craving for drugs and prompt another cycle of compulsive abuse.
Individual therapy aimed at uncovering the emotional dynamics and history that led to the development of substance abuse, and will lead to the continuation of substanceabuse if not addressed. Family-centered therapy aimed at uncovering dysfunctional dynamics and perceptions that may have been the foundation for the initial. development of substance-abuse, and will lead to continuation of substance-abuse if not addressed.
Education: The learning and practicing of the new patterns of thought, coping behaviors, and life skills that enable a satisfying sober life requires months of treatment. The development and implementation of tools and strategies for identifying triggers, managing urges, and letting them pass. The development of new peer groups, recreational activities, hobbies, and positive distractions.
Practice: An intensive therapeutic atmosphere compels the practice, exercise, and honing of learned tools and coping-strategies within a drug-free, temptation-free, environment.
Rewards: Interval of abstinence and learning in a controlled environment free of easily obtainable intoxicants and temptations enables the addicted individual to begin experiencing the psychological, social, and familial rewards associated with abstinence. Realizing these rewards takes time, patience, enhanced impulse control, and thus months of treatment.