Psychotherapy: DBT vs. CBT

Reading Time: 4 Minutes In addiction and mental health treatment, we often hear the term “talk therapy” or psychotherapy, which often means cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a mental health or substance abuse disorder and received therapy, you may be familiar with these terms. Both […]

The Role of a Sober Companion in Your Recovery Journey

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Do you ever feel your friends or family don’t quite understand what you are going through? Do you struggle to make connections in your community recovery circles? Are you nervous about seeking help from others in your recovery journey? Do you feel like you are going through recovery alone? The opposite of addiction isn’t just […]

Stages of Treatment and Importance of Early Intervention

Reading Time: 5 Minutes Treating an addiction, also known as a substance use disorder, is very similar to treating any other type of medical condition, such as diabetes or high blood pressure; the goal is to reduce problematic symptoms and improve your overall well-being and lifestyle. If you or a loved one is struggling with substance misuse or addiction, […]

Which Trauma Therapy is Right for Me?

Reading Time: 4 Minutes Trauma therapy is a type of therapy that can help you work through the emotional impact triggered by a traumatic event. Over 50% of people experience a form of trauma in their lives, and although not everyone is impacted by long-term emotional and psychological consequences, a traumatic experience can severely impact how you function in […]

The Cycle of Codependent Relationships

Reading Time: 4 Minutes Do you constantly find yourself putting your needs last in a relationship? Do you sacrifice your own happiness while trying to please others? Do you feel like your life cannot exist without a loved one?   If so, you may be experiencing the toxic effects of a codependent relationship. Codependency breeds toxicity and vice versa, often […]

How to Keep Your Recovery On Track During the Holidays

Reading Time: 4 Minutes How to Keep Your Recovery On Track During the Holidays: Virtual Outpatient Therapy During the Holidays Entering and staying in recovery during the holidays may seem challenging or impossible. Still, it is better to keep on track now than wait until you are in dire need, and with virtual therapy, you can begin and stay […]

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