Clients identify emotions related to their anxious, depressive, obsessive, addictive and/or eating disorder symptoms; clients practice communications skills, share assignments, and discuss recovery progress and relationship issues.
Through mindfulness and relaxation training, clients practice attentiveness, present-moment living, and body awareness.
Clients identify distorted body-related thoughts and personal strengths. Clients discuss issues of sexuality, media influences, and cultural and/or familial expectations.
Clients express emotions through creative mediums including, but not limited to theater, music, photography, and art.
Boundaries and Relationships
Clients explore their patterns of relating and syles of communication. Clients discuss healthy boundaries, transitioning ego states, common defense mechanisms, and cognitive distortions.
Clients identify the effects of trauma, abandonment, neglect, and enmeshment. Clients identify effective grounding techniques and adaptive ways to cope with life stressors, present trauma-related assignments, and give empathic and non-judgmental feedback.
Grief & Loss
Clients identify phases of the grief process and personal losses; clients identify shared emotions.
Clients set short and long term goals, process risks for relapse, and develop a recovery protection plan.
Clients integrate aspects of the 12-steps into their recovery from eating disorders and addictions.
Health and Wellness
Clients learn infection control tactis, proper medication management techniques, and physical complications of mental health issues.
Each week, clients review progress, develop goals, and evaluate effectiveness of interventions with members of their treatment team.