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Are You a Candidate for EMDR Therapy?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 20, 2021Updated: July 14, 2021Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing or EMDR is a psychotherapy treatment for people trying to recover from the trauma associated with distressing life experiences. EMDR therapy has been effective in helping the mind recover from psychological trauma,…

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Benefits of Working Through Past Traumas

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 5, 2021Updated: June 22, 2021One of the best methods of addressing one’s current situation is to revisit past traumas. Trauma is stored in both the body and the mind. How these physical and psychological ordeals combine to manifest themselves in a…

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Sober Activities for Memorial Day Weekend

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 31, 2021Updated: May 13, 2021Many recovering alcoholics find themselves dealing with temptation and risk a relapse when it comes to celebrating the holidays. With drinking being such a socially acceptable activity, it works its way into many holidays, most notably Memorial…

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Getting Treatment for Substance Use and Depression

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 30, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Those who struggle with substance use and depression face many risks to both physical and mental health if they don’t seek treatment. With proper treatment, it is possible to recover, rebuild a future of confidence and health,…

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Three Benefits of Women’s Trauma Therapy

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 10, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Too often, women may experience trauma and not get appropriate treatment for it. In such instances, those women may turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with the traumatizing event’s effects. However, because these issues have such…

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What Is Rational Emotive Therapy?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 5, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Rational emotive therapy, or rational emotive-behavioral therapy (REBT), is a type of cognitive therapy that focuses on what clients think. This form of psychotherapy has many applications, including situations where individuals want to change unwelcome thinking and…

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Gender and Addiction: Important Differences It Helps to Know

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 20, 2020Updated: June 1, 2020Gender and addiction impact each other in many ways that are sometimes subtle. There are major differences in how men and women become addicted to substances and respond to treatment. The reasons for those differences can be…

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What You Need to Know About Trauma and Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 10, 2020Updated: April 28, 2020Trauma is an unfortunate reality of many women’s lives. Long after the traumatic event has passed, it can continue to have devastating effects on the mind. However, the right treatment can make a huge difference. Understanding the…