What Is Sober Living?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated June 25, 2020

When it comes to addiction, getting sober is only half the journey. For many, transitioning out of a residential rehab program can be both freeing and daunting. Going home might include a variety of comforts, but it also involves the temptation to return to substance abuse and other destructive behaviors. If you’re intimidated by the Read More

What is Experiential Therapy?

Edited by Beth Durling

Last updated April 28, 2020

The word “experiential” is used to describe things that are based on experience and observation. So, what is experiential therapy? Dating back to the 1940s, the therapy model involves a wide range of therapeutic exercises designed to encourage patients to be creative, caring, social, physically active, cooperative, and expressive. It’s considered to be a supplemental Read More

A Guide to Art Therapy for Trauma

Edited by Beth Durling

Last updated April 27, 2020

Trauma is a mental disturbance that develops after an individual experiences a traumatic event or a series of traumatic events. Examples include sexual abuse, violence, childhood neglect, natural disasters, car accidents, the death of a loved one, and war or combat. Trauma is often all-consuming, and it impacts every facet of a person’s life, including Read More

A Guide to Accelerated Resolution Therapy

Edited by Beth Durling

Last updated April 25, 2020

Accelerated resolution therapy (ART) is a type of innovative psychotherapy that can be a highly beneficial form of treatment for those suffering from addiction and mental health disorders. It was developed by Laney Rosenzweig, LMFT, and is influenced by various evidence-based therapies, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR), guided imagery, exposure therapy, Read More

Meth Withdrawal Signs: Everything You Need to Know

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated April 2, 2020

Meth addiction affects millions of people. Use of it often starts at a young age. Research has shown nearly a million people, ages 12 and older, reported a methamphetamine use disorder in 2017. This significantly led to health problems, failure to meet responsibilities at home, school, and work. Regardless of the numbers or ages, meth Read More

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