Restorations Therapy Blog

What Doctor Shopping Says About Someone

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Do you change doctors regularly, even if they’re not necessarily within your HMO or PPO? Do you know someone who is constantly talking to new doctors about a condition they say they have? If so, these… Read More


Finding the Right Sponsor When Entering a 12-Step Program

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

A critical aspect of having a successful recovery is finding the right sponsor. Whether you’re new to a 12-step program or you’ve been in one for a while but need to find a different sponsor, it’s… Read More


Knowing If, When, and How to Fire Your Therapist

Friday, August 20th, 2021

There are two reasons why you would consider firing your therapist: you feel you no longer need them, or you aren’t happy with the way your therapy is going with them. Neither one might be something… Read More


How to Help When Someone Is Contemplating Suicide

Friday, August 20th, 2021

Depression is a common mental illness that, in its most severe forms, can and often does lead to someone contemplating or even committing suicide. Those rates are climbing, making suicide one of the leading causes of… Read More


Living With a Mental Illness

Friday, August 20th, 2021

Millions of Americans either face the reality of living with a mental illness every day or deal with a family member or friend facing such a situation. Millions more may have a mental illness and not… Read More


You’re Leaving Therapy: Now What?

Friday, August 20th, 2021

Whether you’ve been in a treatment facility for addiction or because you suffer from a mental disorder, there comes a time for most patients when they are ready to leave treatment and start flying somewhat on… Read More


Virtual Therapy Versus In-Person Therapy

Friday, August 20th, 2021

Since the onset of COVID-19 in 2020, it seems like everything has locked down at one time or another. During that time, many people in therapy did their sessions via some type of virtual means. As… Read More


Marriage or Intimacy Counseling to Stem the Tide of Relationship Troubles

Friday, August 20th, 2021

Whether you’re in a relationship that is only a year or two old, or you’ve been together for decades, if you’re starting to slip away from your partner and don’t feel the way you once did,… Read More


Practicing Thankfulness or Gratitude: An Important Part of Addiction Counseling

Friday, August 20th, 2021

So, you’re in addiction therapy and finding it hard to be thankful for things? Take comfort in knowing you’re not alone. Everyone in therapy finds themselves in a similar situation at one time or another. It… Read More


Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

If you or someone you love is considering suicide or shows warning signs for suicide, contact the Suicide Prevention Hotline at (800) 273-8255 or call 911 for immediate assistance. There can be no predicting when someone… Read More


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