Restorations Therapy Blog

How to Cope With a Mental Health Diagnosis

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Receiving a mental health diagnosis can leave you feeling a wide range of emotions. You may be feeling a bit relieved that you finally have something definitive to describe the problems you have been struggling with,… Read More


The Pink Cloud in Early Recovery: Potential Dangers

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Early recovery can be a time of uncertainty, excitement, and many other feelings. You will experience several highs and lows as you adjust to your new life away from drugs and alcohol and learn to find… Read More


Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Drink or Use

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

Recovery is not always sunshine and rainbows. There will be days that you crave your substance of choice and may believe it wouldn’t matter if you caved. However, you must understand that cravings and the feeling… Read More


Benefits of Group Therapy

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Whether you are being treated for mental health disorders, addiction, or other concerns going on in your life, you will most likely experience group therapy at one point or another. Unlike individual therapy, group therapy allows… Read More


Dangers of Dating in Early Recovery

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Wanting to find love and stability in a chaotic time in your life is normal — you may believe it can help calm things down. However, dating can often lead to many problems, such as breakups,… Read More


Overcoming Obstacles in Recovery

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Recovery is a journey full of ups and downs, no matter who you are. Everyone’s experience is different, but there will be days when you can better cope with your struggles. When you come face to… Read More


How to Trust Your Instincts in Recovery

Saturday, February 6th, 2021

Understandably, you may not want to trust your gut instinct in early recovery, given it has led you down a dark path in the past. You may only want to take advice from professionals and those… Read More


EMDR for Addiction: What is DeTUR?

Saturday, January 30th, 2021

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has been used to treat individuals struggling with addiction for years. However, a more specific approach known as Desensitizing Triggers and Urge Reprocessing (DeTUR) has been developed to treat addiction… Read More


Examples of Better Self-Talk

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Did you know the way you talk to yourself matters? Whether it is mentally or verbally, what you say to yourself can significantly affect your thoughts and emotions. Positive self-talk is crucial to maintain a better… Read More


The Role of Trauma in Intimacy Disorders

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

Trauma can have a significant role in all aspects of your life, especially when it comes to intimacy. Some individuals with intimacy-related concerns may not realize that the root of their trouble lies in the trauma… Read More


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