What is Psychotherapy and Can It Help Addiction Recovery?

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Most people struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol have factors that led them to addiction. Aside from genetic risk factors, you may be struggling with other issues that make you keep turning to drugs and alcohol. The biopsychosocial model of addiction aims to help treat the whole person when it comes to the…

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Accepting Yourself is the First Step of Addiction Treatment

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Most substance abuse begins with a desire to escape pain. That pain can be physical; situational (due to an undesirable living situation, an unpleasant life transition, or excessive everyday stress); mental, or emotional. With emotional pain, the most common underlying issues are loss; rejection and loneliness; guilt; a sense of failure; and low self-esteem, which…

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Anxiety Induced Drug Use During Covid-19

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Anxiety Treatment During COVID-19 During coronavirus quarantine, many employers are either having employees work remotely or stay home until restrictions are lifted. This can make it difficult to continue enjoying hobbies and spending time with friends, especially if your social life involves going out. Staying at home for prolonged periods can also cause symptoms of…

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Replacing Unhealthy Habits with Healthy Ones: 7 Things Addicts Should Know

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Among our primary values at Kemah Palms Recovery is a commitment to assisting clients in replacing unhealthy habits with positive ones. If you’re investigating Houston substance abuse treatment programs, you know what it’s like to have a habit you want to get rid of. You know that the claim “I can quit whenever I want” fails the FTTP (From…

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Depression & Addiction Treatment During Covid-19

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Depression Treatment and Recovery During a Pandemic Each day is filled with new developments with COVID-19. If you’re like many other people, you’re watching every news report to learn more about this illness. There’s plenty of worry about your friends and family members, especially if they’re at-risk of getting the disease. It’s enough to make…

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Regain Control With a Sex Addiction Therapy Program

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Sex addiction is not as culturally ubiquitous as drug or alcohol addiction, but it still afflicts millions of Americans. If you want to undergo sex addiction recovery, you should attend sex addiction therapy on a regular basis. Kemah Palms is happy to help you with our sex addiction therapy program in Texas. Learn how sex…

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Learn How to Practice Patience During Addiction Recovery

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Life has a tendency to throw curveballs at us that try our patience. Learning how to practice patience and stress management is an essential life skill. For those who don’t know how to practice patience, coping mechanisms become necessary. These coping mechanisms then build into substance abuse and addiction. Holistic methods such as acupuncture or…

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Having a Happy and Sober St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day was originally a religious holiday, but in modern times, many people have focused heavily on the drinking aspect of the holiday. Though there’s nothing wrong with a boisterous St. Patrick’s Day party, the drinking culture that surrounds the holiday can make things tough for people in recovery. If you want to have…

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What to Look for in a Trauma Therapy Program in Texas

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Overcoming trauma is difficult, but there are ways to make the healing process easier. If you approach it with the right mindset and equip yourself with the proper resources, then you greatly increase your chances of success. However, in order to do that, you should find a treatment facility that offers trauma-informed therapy and trauma-focused…

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How is Neurofeedback Therapy Used in Addiction Treatment?

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If you haven’t heard of it before, you may be wondering, “What is neurofeedback therapy?” Neurofeedback, which is also known as EEG (electroencephalogram) biofeedback, is a form of therapy that assesses brainwave activity in a patient. The computer-based neurofeedback therapy program then works to reorganize and retrain brain signals. This happens through the use of…

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