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4 Family Therapy Techniques

Everyone knows family can be stressful. No matter how much we love our loved ones, time, relationship dynamics, past trauma, and communication barriers can keep family members from truly connecting. Family therapy programs can help couples, parents, children, and extended family reconnect through active listening, authentic speech, and reestablishing family dynamics. If you and your…

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Surviving the Family Holiday Gathering

The holidays are stressful. Holidays place strain on relationships and bring up childhood memories. Family gatherings can be joyful, and they can create even more stress. Whether or not someone is in recovery, family dinners, parties, and holiday gatherings can trigger unresolved trauma, addiction, and self-destructive behaviors. While some try to avoid these triggers by…

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Different Therapies Used to Treat Addiction

Addiction is a complex disease, so it makes sense that there are different approaches to treating it. Addiction treatment therapies can range from behavioral counseling to detox to relapse prevention, depending on your choice of drug and alcohol treatment center. At Atlanta Detox Center, our range of addiction treatment therapies is crucial to the recovery…

family therapy is a great way to mend family relationships

How Family Therapy Can Mend Relationships

Addiction is a serious issue that impacts not only the individual suffering from addiction but also their family members, friends, and colleagues. This is one of the reasons why developing a substance abuse, or addiction issue can be so devastating. There is a lot of collateral damage to loved ones. Therefore, when developing a complete…

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What You Really Learn in Family Therapy

A family therapy program is a treatment that addresses problems in the home. A family therapy program in GA is often included in treatment for addiction or mental health issues. For instance, a person with anxiety and addiction (a co-occurring disorder) may cause problems in the home that hurt and alienate other family members. Therapy…