A group of people engaged in sober group activities

5 Fun Sober Group Activities

Many sober group activities are included in a group therapy program that is a part of an all-encompassing addiction treatment plan. While some people may feel afraid to open up to others during therapy, they soon discover the benefits of different life perspectives while developing long-lasting, supportive friendships. An addiction group therapy program is an…

Three mean in outpatient mental health treatment

Do I Need Outpatient Mental Health Treatment?

Oregon consistently ranks as one of the states with the highest number of mental health cases in the country. Treating depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders requires different levels of treatment that depend on the individual. Outpatient mental health treatment is for those whose symptoms are less severe or who don’t have a serious…

What is somatic therapy?

What is Somatic Therapy?

What is somatic therapy? It’s a holistic approach to treating addiction that treats the mind, body, and spirit for a well-rounded treatment experience. It involves talk therapy and mind-body exercises that have proven to be very effective in treating addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other mental health disorders. Somatic therapy works by helping the body…

DBT techniques

What Will I Learn in DBT?

Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is a form of psychotherapy where therapists guide patients through processing troubling thoughts and feelings that are causing self-harming behavior or suicidal thoughts. Patients participate in group and private therapy, where therapists use the latest DBT techniques to create a positive self-image. Then, they help patients develop healthy coping skills…