Counseling Techniques

5 Substance Abuse Counseling Techniques

If you or someone you love has substance abuse issues, you may be wondering what kind of counseling techniques are used to help towards recovery. While there are varying methods used, here are five substance counseling techniques that will help you become familiar with what all is involved in treatment. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Known as…

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The Role of the Counselor in Addiction Recovery

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, In 2017, an estimated 20.7 million people age 12 and older needed treatment for a substance use disorder. Only 4 million people received treatment or about 19% of those who needed it. There are many aspects to addiction recovery but one of the most important ones is that…

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Experiential therapy

What is Experiential Therapy?

Everyone’s journey in life follows a different path. The road toward recovery and away from addiction does not follow a straight line, does not pursue any one form of treatment. In addition to the other modes of treatment at the Transformations Treatment Center, experiential therapy helps many on their journeys. Overview of Experiential Therapy Experiential…

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How Therapy Is Essential in Treating Drug Addiction

When it comes to treating drug addiction, there are layers of aspects of what works best and how the treatment is approached. While detox is an essential part of treating substance abuse, it is just one factor. One of the most important elements in drug addiction recovery is therapy. Here is why it is essential…

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Gabapentin Withdrawal: What Does It Take?

Gabapentin isn’t a household name but perhaps it should be. The amount of people taking this drug is staggering. Out of a population of 321 million people in the United States, an amazing 57 million prescriptions were prescribed by physicians.

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Gabapentin High: What You Need to Know

Gabapentin may not be a drug you’re familiar with but it is definitely one that has the attention of many. Known as Neurontin, Gralise, and Horizant as a generic drug, it is used to treat seizures as an anticonvulsant.

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A Guide to Suboxone Treatment

Great strides have been made in the treatment of addiction. And while suboxone may not be a household name, it is an important component as part of treatment for addiction to heroin or opioids. If you want to know more about this drug, here is a guide to suboxone. We will look at what it is, what it is used for, how it helps, and any concerns in taking it.

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Everything to Know About Suboxone Vs Methadone

You may have heard of Suboxone but have very likely heard of Methadone. Both are used to treat opioid addiction but each has their own unique attributes and how they differ is important to know. Here is everything to know about suboxone vs methadone.

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