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Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Treat Addiction?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapy approach that can be used to help treat substance use disorders. CBT is commonly used to treat depression, anxiety disorders, phobias, and other mental disorders, but it has also been shown to be valuable in treating alcoholism and drug addiction. This is especially true when it’s part of

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How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) Works?

Rational emotive behavior therapy, also known as REBT, is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy developed by psychologist Albert Ellis. REBT is focused on helping clients change irrational beliefs. The Basic Steps of REBT In order to better understand how REBT looks, it is important to take a closer look at the therapeutic process itself. Identify

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Overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy. Its main goals are to teach people how to live in the moment, develop healthy ways to cope with stress, regulate their emotions, and improve their relationships with others. DBT can help people who have difficulty with emotional regulation or are exhibiting self-destructive behaviors (eating

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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapeutic treatment that helps people learn how to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have a negative influence on behavior and emotions. Cognitive behavioral therapy focuses on changing the automatic negative thoughts that can contribute to and worsen emotional difficulties, depression, and anxiety. These

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Fentanyl is the killer during COVID

SAN FRANCISCO — A record 621 people died of drug overdoses in San Francisco so far this year, a staggering number that far outpaces the 173 deaths from COVID-19 the city has seen thus far. The crisis fueled by the powerful painkiller fentanyl could have been far worse if it wasn’t for the nearly 3,000

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy

At Oak Forest Recovery we believe that in order for our clients to sustain long term sobriety and recovery they must address the underlying issues that led them to abuse substances and alcohol. Often times unprocessed trauma can be the culprit. EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy is used to address these traumas so

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