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What Are The MRT Steps?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a technique used in one-on-one and group therapy environments that encourages individuals to identify the roots of their traumas and discontinue negative or detrimental behaviors. There are many different types of CBT that have been developed specifically to help people achieve certain goals along their journeys toward recovery. Recovery, in this…

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What Are Defusion Techniques?

How Distancing Yourself From Your Thoughts Can Improve Your Mental Health   Defusion Techniques: Definition Defusion techniques, which are often used in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), help us learn how to be “less fused” with our thoughts. They were designed to help individuals with GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) and uncontrollable thinking disconnect from their…

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Is PTSD Curable?

Is there a proven way to cure individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Sometimes, living with PTSD can be an everyday struggle. Some people who are burdened with the disorder feel like they can’t get their life back because they’re being pulled down by the past. However, there are many ways to help relieve PTSD’s many…

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How Does ACT Therapy Work?

The ACT of Learning & Letting Life Happen   This type of therapy is becoming increasingly popular in doctor’s offices, counseling rooms, and homes around the globe. So why is it catching on so quickly, and how does it really work?   What Is Acceptance & Commitment Therapy? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, better known as…

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Codependency & Enabling: Universal to Alcohol and Other Drug Addiction

Codependency and enabling are deep-rooted features of alcohol and other drug addictions. Effective treatment of such addictions requires that these two behaviors –  so common among spouses, family members, loved ones, and friends of the person suffering from drug or alcohol addiction – be identified and addressed, individually and in conjunction with the addicted person’s treatment.…