More Than Addiction Treatment
So many people approach addiction as though the alcohol, the drug, or the behavior is the problem. And the treatment models around today base their philosophies on the notion that if you stop using and shift your thought patterns, you'll be cured from the disease that is addiction.
We're not here to argue that model, and we're certainly not here to convince anyone that abstinence isn't the most prudent way to help lead a healthy and productive life, but we believe that there is so much more to addiction than merely removing the substance or the behavior from your life.
We believe that true,
Long Term Recovery is
about Insight and Understanding
into the parts of your life that feel incomplete.
These are the things that we know create space and longing that people often try to fill with drugs, alcohol, and addictive behavior:
* Insecurities & Low Self Esteem
* Continual unfulfilled searches for meaning in your life
* Estranged relationships with family members or loved ones
* Long histories battling emotional, physical, or learning disabilities, and
* Even struggles with bullying and being a victim of child and domestic abuse.
These types of pain and suffering often lead to gaping holes that long to be filled... and substances & addictive behaviors have long filled those holes.
Psychodynamic psychotherapy moves beyond the traditional CBT techniques of addiction treatment, and has been extremely effective in allowing you to not only attain sobriety, but retain a long lasting recovery.