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Substance Use

Substance abuse involves the misuse of drugs or alcohol, leading to physical, mental, and social harm. Do you or a loved one consistently use alcohol or other mood-altering drugs as a way to cope or numb your emotions? Are you/ they unable to stop or cut down use despite wanting to do so. Are the negative consequences of continued alcohol or drug use becoming too obvious to ignore? We can help! Our practice offers specialized counseling to address addiction's root causes and develop personalized treatment plans. Our therapists help clients overcome cravings, manage triggers, and build support networks for recovery.

Understanding Substance Use

  • Substance use often begins as a means of coping with stress, trauma, or underlying mental health issues.

  • Over time, however, it can evolve into a destructive pattern that compromises physical health, strains relationships, and undermines personal well-being.

  • Our therapists specialize in exploring the origins of substance use, addressing co-occurring disorders, and helping individuals break free from the cycle of addiction by increasing client's knowledge of chemical dependence and recovery from it.

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Holistic Healing

  • Recovery from substance use requires a holistic approach that addresses the mind, body, and spirit.

  • Our integrated treatment approach incorporates evidence-based therapies such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based practices.

  • By addressing the underlying issues driving substance use and developing healthy coping strategies, individuals can embark on a path to lasting recovery and wellness.

Building Support Networks

  • Recovery is not a solitary journey but a collaborative effort that requires support from peers, family, and professionals.

  • Our therapists help individuals build strong support networks, connect with community resources, and participate in peer support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

  • By surrounding themselves with understanding and compassionate allies, individuals can draw strength and encouragement as they navigate the challenges of recovery.

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Relapse Prevention

  • ​​Relapse is a common and often discouraging aspect of the recovery process, but it doesn't have to derail progress.

  • Our therapists work with clients to develop personalized relapse prevention plans, identify triggers, and build resilience against cravings and temptations.

  • By equipping individuals with coping skills and strategies for managing high-risk situations, we empower them to stay on track toward their recovery goals.

Cultivating Meaning and Purpose

  • ​​Recovery isn't just about abstaining from substance use; it's about rediscovering joy, fulfillment, and purpose in life.

  • Our therapists assist individuals in exploring their values, passions, and goals, helping them reconnect with their authentic selves and build a life worth living.

  • By cultivating meaning and purpose, individuals can find new sources of fulfillment and satisfaction that support their ongoing recovery journey.

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