What is EMDR therapy?

What is EMDR Therapy?

EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. It’s an integrative form of psychotherapy. This therapy helps people who are dealing with intrusive memories. Frequently, these individuals try to repress the memories of certain events, which won’t work.To dull the feelings and thoughts, someone might try to achieve a high. Some individuals choose mind-altering drugs.…

Man wondering, "Am I a drug addict?"

Am I a Drug Addict?

It isn’t easy coming to terms with the fact that you depend on a dangerous drug in order to feel normal. One of the things that makes drug and alcohol addiction so dangerous is that when people realize they are addicted, they have already developed a chemical dependency. Formidable withdrawal symptoms make quitting impossible for…

Addiction treatment myths

5 Myths About Addiction Treatment

Addiction is both a physical and psychological concern. Although addiction has been studied for decades, many people rely on anecdotal information to form their addiction education. At Crestview Recovery, we encourage you to reach out to us about our addiction rehab and find the support you need to recover. Our rehab center in Oregon offers authentic,…

Group going through the 12 steps of AA.

Breaking Down the 12 Steps of AA

Alcoholics Anonymous, also known as AA, is a free and effective resource for people whose lives have become unmanageable due to the effects of alcoholism. We know that intelligence, early successes, and the desire to quit are not enough to cause an alcoholic to stop drinking. For people who are willing to really put in…

Why is rehab important?

Why Is Rehab Important?

A question that many people have is “Why is rehab important to the recovery process?” Many people wonder what rehab can offer to them that they cannot get or achieve on their own. It is also common for people to believe they can stop using drugs and alcohol whenever they want to. The fact is,…

Couple experiencing the dangers of codependency

The Dangers of Codependency

A codependent relationship involves two people who rely on each other in unhealthy ways that limit the potential for growth in each individual. Codependency is often mistaken for love, acceptance, selflessness, and loyalty. However, it is born out of guilt, loneliness, fear, pain, and weakness. Getting a hotel room for an addicted individual because you…