EMDR is a powerful psychotherapy approach that has helped an estimated two million people relieve many types of trauma, anxiety, panic, disturbing memories, persistent negative thoughts, depression and post traumatic stress. The EMDR technique allows individuals to quickly and efficiently reprocess memories resulting in improved thought processing and emotional well being. EMDR reduces trauma / PTSD symptoms which can prevent relapse in substance abuse.
Energy Psychology is a collection of mind - body approaches focusing on the relationship between thoughts, emotions, sensations and behaviors known as bio energy systems (such as meridians and the biofields). Energy Psychology is based on the 3,000 year old practice of Chinese Medicine. Treatment for substance abuse requires us "rewire the brain" by creating new neuropathways. Holistic interventions strengthen the new "recovery" loop in the brain and aid significantly in mental health and addiction treatment.
Derived from contemporary neuroscience research and ancient mind / body wisdom, PSYCH-K is a ground breaking approach which facilitates change at a subconscious level where 95% of conscious operates. "PSYCH-K represents one of the most important, efficient, effective and rapid change processes that is available on the planet today." Bruce H Lipton Ph.D. Clarity at the level of the subconscious mind is an essential tool for treatment of substance abuse and mental health.
Kundalini Yoga is a technology that combines breath, mudra, eye-focus, mantra, body locks and postures to balance glandular system, strengthen the nervous system, expand lung capacity, and purify the blood. It brings balance to the body, mind and soul. We utilize SuperHealth, a yogic therapeutic technology, to re-calibrate addictive patterning in the brain to treat substance abuse.
Trauma impacts the entire mind-body system creating hyper-vigilant states (acutely anxious) or hypo-aroused states (depressed or disassociated). Our trauma informed yoga classes are an integral part of healing, enabling clients to feel safe in their bodies again and heal from trauma and substance abuse.
CBT focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful cognitive distortions and behaviors which allow for the improvement of emotional regulation and the development of personal coping strategies that target solving current problems. This reordering of thought is essential in the treatment of substance abuse and supports sustained mental health.
DBT is a support-oriented, cognitive-based, collaborative theraputic approach. DBT is an evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral therapy that combines strategies such as mindfulness, acceptance and emotional regulation. DBT therapy is an important component for clients with a dual diagnosis (a co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issue) in the treatment of addiction.