Difference Between Psychiatrist Vs Therapist

Addiction Counseling and Psychiatrist Vs Therapist

Working with the right medical professionals during addiction recovery is crucial. While a psychiatrist and a therapist can sound helpful before you enter treatment, they will provide you with different support options and tools throughout your recovery. You may need the help of both professionals as you recover, or you might only need one. Understanding…

Do I Need a Belief in a Higher Power to Stay Sober_

Do I Need a Belief in a Higher Power to Stay Sober?

If you have ever been to a recovery meeting or celebration group, you’ve probably heard people talk about their faith in God or a higher power. Most 12-step recovery programs involve giving up control to this higher power. Although belief in a higher power can help put things into perspective, you don’t have to have…

How to Help Your Spouse Stop Drinking

How to Help Your Spouse Stop Drinking

You’ve nagged, begged, and argued. Your spouse still has a drinking problem. Do you want to know how to help your spouse stop drinking? Interestingly, many of the techniques can start with you. If you’re wondering how to help your spouse quit drinking, then explore what Beaches Recovery has to offer. Our abstinence-based addiction treatment…

5 Types of Addiction Therapy

5 Types of Addiction Therapy

  Breaking your drug or alcohol habit with detox and rehab is a significant milestone toward sobriety. However, it’s only the beginning of the long-term plan to overcome addiction. Specifically, the next step to staying clean is therapy. Remember, there’s no shame in talking through your substance problems with a certified therapist. In fact, Psychology…

Living Sober

Tips for Living Sober

You worked hard for the ability to be living sober now. With chemical dependency in the rearview mirror, it should be smooth sailing, or is it? In fact, preventing relapse is more complicated than you thought. However, five expert tips for living sober make it possible. At Beaches Recovery, we’re committed to helping our clients…

benzo detox recovery

The Struggles of Benzo Detox

Your doctor may have prescribed benzodiazepines for anxiety or because you had trouble sleeping. The medication affects the Gamma-Amino-Butyric-Acid (GABA) receptors in the brain. At first, benzos help you to relax. Eventually, they shut down natural GABA production. Because dependency now becomes an issue, you need benzo detox recovery. At Beaches Recovery, we recognize the…

dialectical behavior therapy

How does Behavior Therapy Work?

Once you complete rehab, you’ll feel amazing. You’ll likely be very committed to your newfound sobriety. When you resume life outside of a treatment facility, how will you avoid relapse? The addiction behavior therapy you encountered during rehab is designed to help you do just that. Instead of relying on old, negative thoughts and behavior…

Importance of a Drug Rehab Counselor

Importance of a Drug Rehab Counselor

Suffering from a substance abuse problem isn’t something you can overcome by yourself. You need professional help at a rehab center. One of the most reliable supporters is the drug rehab counselor at a facility. This professional works with you during your stay in rehab. At Beaches Recovery, we recognize the challenges that those suffering…

example of group therapy for addiction

What are the Types of Group Therapy for Addiction?

Every person looking for support to heal from a substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol) will have unique needs. Because of this, addiction treatment facilities like Beaches Recovery offer a wide range of therapeutic options. Doing so allows individuals to design a treatment plan that addresses their specific issues. One of the…

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Married to an Addict

Because individuals change over time, relationships also change. It’s a natural occurrence. But sometimes, a person in a relationship changes because of the influence of a substance use disorder. This can feel alienating to those around the individuals who care for them. Friends, loved ones, and family can all experience estrangement. Addiction doesn’t just affect…