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What to Expect During Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is the leading type of behavioral therapy today. Used to reduce depression, change negative thought patterns, and help rebuild relationships, CBT is increasingly popular in addiction treatment and recovery. Studies show that mental health is vital for long-term recovery and overall well-being. If you or someone in your life needs mental health…

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Finding an Addiction Treatment Program for Women

Drug and alcohol addiction affects men and women from all walks of life, and everyone’s experience with addiction is different. For many people today, single-gender rehab can provide a safe, nurturing environment for recovery. Rehab centers across the country now provide comprehensive programs just for men or women. There are many aspects of a women’s…

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Why Is Group Therapy Beneficial?

Living with addiction can be lonely and isolating. Many people may have trouble connecting with family or friends during addiction recovery. Or, they may be living in strained or suffering relationships. For some people, it may be difficult to find people in their lives who support a sober lifestyle. Others may not know how to…

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4 Family Therapy Techniques

Everyone knows family can be stressful. No matter how much we love our loved ones, time, relationship dynamics, past trauma, and communication barriers can keep family members from truly connecting. Family therapy programs can help couples, parents, children, and extended family reconnect through active listening, authentic speech, and reestablishing family dynamics. If you and your…

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Love Yourself with Individual Therapy

Individual therapy used to have a stigma attached. Fortunately, individual therapy is seen today as a form of self-care. Individual therapy helps people from all walks of life heal emotional wounds every day. From overcoming childhood trauma and addiction triggers to managing daily stress and emotions, individual therapy offers many benefits. If you or someone…

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Can Group Therapy Help My Relationships?

Addiction recovery can be lonely and isolating. Many people experiencing addiction may feel that no one understands their experience. Their relationships with friends and loved ones are likely strained or worse. Unfortunately, addiction affects everyone in a user’s life. Without the proper tools and support, it can be challenging to rebuild relationships affected by addiction.…

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Cocaine Habit vs. Addiction: What’s The Difference?

Cocaine may seem less popular than it was in the 1980s party culture. However, cocaine is still used today as a party drug, stimulant, and gateway drug to other illicit substance abuse. While many people may casually use cocaine at raves, clubs, and parties, casual cocaine use can quickly become a habit. In most cases,…

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3 Benefits of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Mental health is crucial to overall health. Today, people from all walks of life struggle with mental health. Many have trouble changing negative thoughts, managing emotions, and avoiding addiction triggers. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the leading type of therapy to relieve depression, change negative thought patterns, and help rebuild relationships. If you or someone in your…

Can CBT Help My Negative Thoughts?

Today, more and more people across the country struggle with mental health issues. Depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and other mental health disorders are increasingly common. Unfortunately, many people self-medicate with drugs or alcohol to cope with depression and other mental illnesses. They may also struggle to ask for help, articulate their needs, and seek treatment.…

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Can I Benefit from Individual Therapy for Addiction?

Addiction can be lonely and overwhelming. Family members may not understand a loved one is struggling. For some dealing with addiction, their families may not relate. It can be increasingly challenging to cope with addiction and recovery without support. Today, individual therapy is one of the leading tools for those in addiction recovery. Therapists specializing…