Month: July 2022

What Is Experiential Therapy and How Can It Help Your Recovery?

Experiential therapy is a type of therapy that involves engaging in physical activities or experiences to treat mental health conditions. Unlike traditional talk therapy, which typically takes place in an office setting, experiential therapy sessions may occur in an art studio, a horse stable, or outdoors during a hike. The benefits of experiential therapy for […]

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Failure to Launch

Many adults in America find themselves struggling to engage in “adulthood” activities, such as moving away from their parents, maintaining stable employment, and managing their lives in general. Of course, there is nothing inherently wrong with multigenerational housing or other healthy forms of familial support. A recent study found that of young adults ages 25-34, […]

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What Is Trauma Treatment?

While not all trauma survivors experience long-term consequences, we know that the experience of trauma can profoundly affect a person’s psychological, social, physical, occupational, and financial functioning. As a result, many trauma survivors seek specialized therapy to heal and recover. What Is Trauma? Trauma is a psychological, emotional response to an event or experience that […]

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Understanding if an Intensive Outpatient Program Is Right for You

What exactly are intensive outpatient treatment programs (IOPs)? One article describes them as “direct services for people with substance use disorders or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders who do not require medical detoxification or 24-hour supervision.” IOP can be a great option for those who have a healthy living situation, reliable transportation, and responsibilities […]

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Why Is Recovery a Family Affair?

In treatment and recovery from substance use disorders, family involvement refers to the active participation of someone’s loved ones in their treatment and recovery process. Family involvement can take many different forms. These range from providing emotional support to attending therapy sessions to learning more about substance use disorders. While family involvement will vary from […]

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