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Does Equine Therapy Actually Work?

If you’ve taken a walk through a park recently, you’ve probably seen people out enjoying nature with a furry friend. Animal companions have been by humans’ side for millennia. Today, scientists are coming to understand the neurological connection between spending time with animals and increased mental and physical health. Equine therapy, working with horses in…

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What to Expect in Trauma-Informed Therapy

Coping with trauma alone can be nearly impossible. The emotional and behavioral impact of events like death, sexual violation, and serious injury can be far-reaching. They may impact all areas of a survivor’s life, from sleep and self-esteem to work and relationships. If you’re suffering from trauma symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, or an inability to…

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3 Benefits of Experiential Therapy in Utah

Addiction can require multiple forms of therapeutic care, and evidence-based ones like medical-assisted treatment (MAT) and behavioral psychotherapy may even benefit from combining selected complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) approaches. Many of these approaches focus on holistic healing that’s focused on providing care for the whole body, mind, and spirit. Experiential therapy may be one…

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Is Nutrition Therapy a Long-Term Process?

Nutrition therapy benefits everyone who undergoes addiction treatment. However, women’s nutrition therapy will focus on women’s specific nutritional needs vs. men’s. The long-term benefits of nutrition therapy require a long-term approach. As important as focusing on nutrition during rehab, developing a long-term nutrition therapy plan that will support your recovery into the future is just…

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Where to Find Equine Therapy in Utah

Equine therapy in Utah—and in other locations—is becoming more available to more clients struggling with various psychiatric disorders. But why is spending time with horses considered a form of therapeutic care? Spending time with animals, in general, is considered beneficial. Pets are good for physical and mental health because they give people unconditional love and…

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What to Expect in Women’s Group Therapy

What should clients expect from a women’s group therapy program in Utah—or in any other state? First of all, a program that’s for women only means that the approach is gender-specific. There’s something special about being in a group setting and feeling like you’re among peers. This often leads to clients feeling like it’s easier…

How Group Therapy Can Support Your Addiction Recovery

There are two approaches to psychotherapy in addiction treatment, which are individual therapy and group therapy. Individual therapy provides you with some substantial benefits. However, group therapy is equally valuable in its own way. In fact, group therapy support can aid your recovery in ways that individual therapy can’t. For this reason, the group approach…

When Casual Benzo Use Turns into Addiction

Benzodiazepines or benzos are widely used prescription medications. These medications can play an important role in treating certain health issues. However, unless you use them as directed, they can also trigger addiction. Despite this fact, some people get involved in casual benzo use. If you fall into this habit, you inevitably increase your odds of…