As the bedrock to mental health and/or a sound recovery from drugs and substances, building healthy relationships with others is a critical component to personal growth. This group explores a wide range of topics that affect relationships in a negative way as well as focusing on key strategies laid out by group therapist to help improve interpersonal effectiveness.
In a world filled with many distractions finding the time and the use of effective skills to stay present can be challenging. This groups focuses on psycho education on the positive effects of mindfulness practice (i.e. reducing anxiety and depression) and real world applications that is tailored to the individual. Group members are also able to share personal experiences on what works best for them and there for furthering effective use of skills.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Impulsivity of actions is a common characteristic of a dysregulated emotional state. Reacting to feelings rather than responding can lead to making decisions based on something that is transient. This group explores past ineffective behaviors which has led to self-destructive patterns, teaches coping skills for urges and cravings to escape and helps you become more mindful of choices and actions.
Changing people, places, and things associated with alcohol and drug abuse is imperative to decreasing chances of relapse. It is important to surround yourself with like-minded peers who are motivated to stay sober and make healthy friendships. Our relapse prevention program reviews skills and teaches techniques that have proven success for maintaining abstinence.