Woman Attending Women's Addiction Treatment Program

Could You Benefit from Gender-Specific Treatment?

Are you familiar with the term “gender-specific treatment?” It’s a term you may hear mentioned often in the recovery world. Generally, it describes drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs that treat men and women separately. Treatment that is non-gender-specific clumps all clients together, regardless of sex. As a result, the treatment provided must encompass broader…

women discuss trauma informed care

Do I Need Trauma-Informed Care?

Although they produce severe short and long-term emotional pain and mental distress, reactions to trauma are normal. Fear, paranoia, anger, isolation, anxiety, and depression are ways of dealing with a traumatic event. However, the healing process can take years. In some cases, the person who experienced the trauma never heals from it. Unfortunately, many of…

young woman listening to therapist explain, what is psychotherapy and types of psychotherapy

What is Psychotherapy?

Have you ever asked yourself “What is psychotherapy, anyway?” Sure, you have some idea. If you’re like many people, you have a picture in your head of a person lying on a couch, chatting, while the therapist takes notes. Psychotherapy often entails talking about your problems. Yet, there are many different types of psychotherapy these…

therapist and woman discussing cognitive behavioral therapy techniques

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Techniques

Thanks to technology, the medical industry has been able to create psychotropic drugs. However, these drugs come with severe side effects. On the one hand, these drugs are essential. On the other hand, the side effects can severely affect a patient’s progress. What if there was a safer method to help treat and manage brain…