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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Techniques We Use that Work

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a type of psycho-social intervention aiming to alleviate mental distress symptoms such as anxiety and depression by reprogramming negative thought patterns to amend harmful behaviors. It has proven successful in treating substance use disorders when combined with other forms of addiction treatment. At Oceanfront Recovery, we pride ourselves on individualized addiction treatment…

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What Are Identity Issues?

If you were asked to think about the current state of your health and give an assessment of it, what would you say? If you’re thinking about any symptoms right now, they’re physical ones. What if I asked you to think specifically about the current state of your mental health? You may not have the…

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The Importance of Addiction Counseling

When you’re battling addiction, it’s easy to feel alone and lost at sea. Substance abuse disorders can cause periods of self-isolation, which only exacerbates the addiction issue at hand. The good news is that you don’t need to fight your addiction alone. Finding allies in supportive family members and friends can help, but the best…

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Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities

There are numerous therapies designed to help people recover from substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol). In the right substance abuse treatment program, individuals will find themselves engaged in a combination of one-on-one therapy and group sessions. Group therapy typically consists of having a professional therapist offering treatment to two or more…

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Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work for Me?

Intensive detoxification and rehabilitation provide multiple ways to address addiction and the reasons behind our behavior. From yoga to mindfulness to therapies that develop new habits, all of these have a place in addiction counseling. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, or CBT, however, has emerged as a leader in thought-based therapy. Intended to challenge behavior and develop accountability,…

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Talk Therapy in Addiction Recovery

Talk therapy helps millions of people worldwide, and it is a fundamental part of any addiction recovery program. It can be uncomfortable attending therapy, but there are so many benefits, it’s essential to try. At Oceanfront Recovery, our experienced counselors and therapists conduct one-on-one therapy and other forms of talk therapy designed to help clients…

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Recognizing Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings. It’s devastating to see someone you love suffering from any mental health condition, and early intervention can sometimes be essential. The following article will outline some of the signs of bipolar disorder and what to do about them. Signs of Bipolar Disorder The…

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Using Meditation in Recovery

Meditation aids recovery from all kinds of problems, from mental to physical. There are dozens of benefits to using meditation in recovery, for instance, stress reduction. The following article will explore some of the benefits of meditation and holistic therapy. Meditation in Recovery Meditation and mindfulness can help at any recovery stage, whether you or…

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Five Popular Holistic Therapy Options

Holistic therapy options are increasingly popular these days and for a good reason. For instance, alternative therapies are clinically proven to aid sleep, help control pain, and much more. The following article will examine some of the benefits of holistic therapy and look at five popular options. Alternative Therapy The principles of holistic therapy options…