The Role of Therapy in Treating Sex Addiction

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Sex addiction is an affliction that affects over 20 million Americans. As with other types of addiction, sex addiction can have a detrimental effect on your relationships and family life. If you haven’t gotten treatment for your addiction to sex, addiction therapy could be part of the solution. In this post, we’re going to explain … Read more

The Role of Family in Addiction Counseling

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Did you know that more than 21 million people in America suffer from addiction? Drug addiction and substance abuse can harm family relationships. This is done by undermining trust and compromising communication. When they witness someone suffering from addiction, family members may feel helpless. They may even feel frustrated and angry. However, family members may assist a loved one in … Read more

The Complete Guide to Addiction Therapy: Everything to Know

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Addiction therapy refers to the treatment and therapy options available that address addiction. These treatments also look at substance abuse disorders and underlying issues. Substance abuse needs more than short-term treatment, as occasional relapses are common. Treatment will depend on each person. There is not a one size fits all option when recovering from addiction. … Read more

The Role of the Counselor in Addiction Recovery

A question that can often get floated around by prospective clients seeking therapy is “what is the role of the counselor in addiction recovery”? This is an important question since it can be a factor in which one decides whether to enter into a therapeutic relationship with a counselor. Lots of myths and misinformation can … Read more

What are the benefits of family therapy?

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“I don’t what to involve my parents in the recovery process,” said a client of mine. “I just get triggered when they talk and they have a way of putting me down without realizing they are doing it!” For many individuals, the family can be a source of stress, trauma, and indefinite frustration which can … Read more

Why Do Drug Addicts Relapse?

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As it is often said in recovery circles, “relapse is not a requirement for recovery but the experience of many.” Unfortunately, relapse is not a stranger to many people who are striving to recover from drugs and alcohol; the National Institute on Drug Abuse places the rate of relapse for individuals anywhere from 40% to … Read more