Emory Therapy Modalities

CBT encourages a person to discover the interplay between their thinking, emotions and actions. A focus is placed on perceptive thought and how these ideas influence our feelings which then influence our actions. In relation to addiction treatment, CBT is used to grant perception into the interconnection of these processes and create beneficial modifications through the alteration of cognitive behaviors and systematic thought.

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is beneficial in triggering change in dangerous conduct via supportive dialogue and directional questioning. This approach assists clinicians in perceiving the role of substance use in patient’s life. MI is personalized and strengths based, an individualized layout for growth will be created collaboratively with the care team and formalized into a steady treatment plan that works for the patient.

Trauma Informed Counseling

Trauma specific therapy helps a person and care team recognize how their negative experiences have an effect on their mental, behavioral, emotional, physical, and religious well-being. A patient who has had trauma will recognize the connection between the experience and their behavior that it has created in their lives.

Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing

EMDR is a psychotherapy utilizing a certain technique that is related with traumatic events. The care team will use this as a tool for addressing life events that may be contributing to addictive behaviors. It can limit negative feelings that are associated with substance abuse that come and prevent potential relapse. EMDR treatment can efficiently deal with different dual diagnosis problems together with phobias, melancholy and panic attacks.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Our masters level clinicians will use MCBT to assist you to be emotionally aware in your everyday life. This method encourages nonjudgmental consciousness and acceptance of ideas and emotions that can also set off substance use. As a result of MBCT, a new cognizance will provide you with a new self-perspective that builds self-esteem and considerate decision-making.

Our medical staff presents medicines that may be beneficial for you in your substance abuse treatment plan. Medications like Vivitrol, Naltrexone and Suboxone help by decreasing cravings and stopping withdrawal signs that are frequent obstacles to recovery. Medications in tandem with clinical therapy have been established to be successful for certain individuals where abstinence-based therapy may not work. MAT may not be a fit for everyone and our medical team will assess based on individual needs of the patient.

Didactic therapeutic technique may be carried via group or individual format with the focus of sharing experiences about substance use problems in a supportive and exclusive environment. This educational format additionally consists of symptoms and red flags associated with alcohol and addiction disorders, the neurobiological influence of substance use, and unique interventions that can be applied.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

DBT is similar to CBT though the principal focal point is to instruct the client on how to stay present and whilst reaching desires one venture at a time. This remedy aims trouble fixing and acceptance-based methods as a way to create a wholesome life-style to cope with day-to-day stress and emotions. Our clinicians make use of this framework specifically when different fashions of therapy have failed.

12 Step Recovery is a spiritually based programming that has been utilized successfully by millions of individuals. It is a community based approach that creates peer support for our patients and involves AA, NA, and Refuge Recovery. We do not push 12 Step as a one size fits all modality but rather use it as an essential tool to build recovery support networks both during and after treatment. We believe having an open mind to other recovery resources is essential to success.