Category Archives: Family Therapy

The Family Must Recover Before the Addict Can

January 17, 2020

Families play a significant role in the circle of addiction. That, unfortunately, means that while families are critical to end […]

How Behavioral Therapy Benefits Addicts & Their Families

June 19, 2018

Addiction often has roots in dysfunctional relationships and communication within the family unit. Because of the complex network of relationships […]

Family Support During Recovery

October 18, 2016

Addiction does not just affect the person who is in recovery. This affliction can be thought of as a family […]

How Addiction Affects Children

November 9, 2015

The amount of research available on addiction is staggering, so much so that we now know how addiction affects children. […]

Depression and Addiction: What You Need to Know As a Spouse

October 17, 2014

Depression and addiction is a common combination for a dual diagnosis. Learn more about what it means to have both […]

Factors of Addiction: Past Neglect

September 15, 2014

Robin Williams’ death highlights the importance of educating and raising awareness about addiction and mental health issues. Addiction develops from a number of factors, and the experiences of childhood can play a role even as an adult. Growing up with an alcoholic parent or a relative who had a substance addiction can certainly influence an individual’s future behavior, as can being the victim of child abuse. Childhood emotional neglect falls into the category of child abuse, and it is something we see every day at our addiction treatment facility.

Maria’s Family Program Testimonial

September 6, 2014

A mother’s perspective on her daughter’s treatment I can’t even begin to tell you how grateful I am that my […]

Family Counseling’s Role in Overcoming Codependency

May 10, 2013

Family counseling can have a positive effect on codependency. By spending time together in the office of a trained therapist, […]