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Psychotherapy Definition in Addiction Counseling

The psychotherapy definition of addiction counseling refers to talk therapy. This sort of therapy takes place between a client and therapist or between a group of clients and a therapist. It serves several purposes, including identifying poor coping skills and replacing them with healthier recovery behaviors. In general, psychotherapy is vital to recovery for those in treatment for…

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Spirituality in Recovery: The Importance of Embracing Your Own Personal Experience

Spirituality in recovery is a highly personal experience. One person’s higher power may be far different from another’s. Not everyone believes in God. Not everyone believes that there’s life after death. But, to recover from substance use disorder, it’s unnecessary to conform to a common omnipotent force. Your higher power is what you make of…

Pornography Addiction

Webinar: Pornography Addiction Rises During COVID-19

Michael Barta, Ph.D., LPC, CSAT-S, founder and CEO of Begin Again Institute, and Executive Director of the ILC Sex Addiction program, talks about the ways the COVID-19 public health pandemic and the worldwide stay at home order is like pouring rocket fuel on the wildfire that is pornography addiction. Pornography is one of the most…

Addiction Treatment

How the Integrative Life Center Program Works with Greg Kfoury

When it comes to finding treatment for mental health, trauma, and substance abuse, there are a lot of options out there. Embarking on the search for the right place can be overwhelming, confusing, and downright terrifying. Take it from someone who’s been there… a few times. Integrative Life Center Director of Admissions, Greg Kfoury, shares…