Restorations Therapy Blog

5 Journal Prompts for Addiction Recovery

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

The majority of mental health professionals will agree that journaling is an excellent way to release any negative emotions, anxieties, unwanted thoughts, and more. Many recommend journaling to practice calming techniques, gratitude, self-reflection, and other essential… Read More


Alternative Ways to Keep Your Recovery Going

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

If you are currently in treatment for addiction or working to maintain your sobriety after treatment, you have most likely accumulated various ways of maintaining your recovery. As you now know, some of the mainstream coping… 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


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


5 New Year’s Resolutions for Those in Recovery

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

For many individuals going through addiction recovery, the start of a new year can be a reason to set a goal for their sobriety. Many new year’s resolutions are about sobriety and maintaining one’s recovery for… Read More


Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19

Sunday, December 13th, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic still looming over the entire world, it is not a surprise that the holiday season will look different this year. Many people won’t be able to go back home, visit their families,… Read More


Coping With Depression During the Holidays

Saturday, December 5th, 2020

The holidays may be known as the “happiest time of the year.” However, this is not true for many individuals across the world. While the holidays are often filled with cheerful music and sparkling lights, some… Read More


Shame Resilience Theory: Coping With the Universal Feeling

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

At one point or another, you have probably experienced feelings of shame. For some, being swallowed by shame can be debilitating and damaging to their overall well-being. Without treatment, this can lead to severe negative impacts… Read More


How to Cope With a Dual Diagnosis

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Going through a substance abuse disorder can be a difficult experience to overcome. However, it is not uncommon for individuals suffering from addiction to also have a co-occurring mental disorder. This is referred to as a… Read More


Why We Shouldn’t Compare Traumas

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

Anyone that has experienced trauma has experienced it in a different way than others. Each traumatic experience is unique, and everyone is affected in different ways. This is why you cannot compare traumas. Trauma is not… Read More


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