this women's trauma negatively affects her addiction

Women’s Trauma Can Negatively Fuel Addiction

If you experience or witness certain intense events, you may develop a lingering, damaging trauma reaction. For many reasons, this happens to women considerably more than it happens to men. Far too often, women exposed to serious trauma develop problems with substance abuse and addiction. To recover from these issues, women often need help from…

a woman and her therapist going through trauma therapy

How We Implement Trauma Therapy to Addiction Recovery

The effects of trauma can be lifelong without proper treatment. Sufferers may contend with fearfulness, angry outbursts, chronic anxiety and depression, and insomnia. This greatly increases the risk of developing addiction since self-medication is a popular response to dealing with trauma. You can heal from a painful past and substance use disorder concurrently with trauma…

woman gets experiential therapy

How Effective Is Experiential Therapy?

Experiential therapy adds another layer to your addiction treatment at Painted Desert Recovery in New Harmony, Utah. While most addiction therapy approaches involve talk therapy in individual or group sessions, experiential therapy provides a nonverbal way to express your feelings and begin the healing process. If you are battling addiction issues, experiential therapy can be…