Neurobiology: How Addiction Works & How We Heal
November 12th, 2021
In decades of the past, many people thought that addiction was purely a choice and that someone with enough strength of will could become sober and stay sober on their own. Those who were not able to become sober were thought to be weaker or not have enough motivation to overcome their addiction.
Healing in Arizona
September 29th, 2021
Starting in a fresh environment can also help shift away from negative thoughts that were associated with the previous environment. Associations are powerful links between feelings, behaviors, environments, and other factors that can cue certain reactions or actions.
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?
June 24th, 2021
Now known as one of the most popular and effective forms of therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was first developed to treat alcohol addiction in the 1950s and 1960s in the United States.
Equine Assisted Therapy
June 11th, 2021
Introduced in the 1960s in the US, equines were brought into assisted therapy for physical, mental, and emotional healing. The benefits were noted immediately but were not subjected to systematic study until the last few decades.
Community and Healing
June 1st, 2021
Self-isolation is one of the most common tendencies for those in the healing process. Sometimes it’s because of fear of rejection or disapproval, and other times it’s out of a desire to protect those around us from our pain. Many of those in recovery withdraw from their most vital connections—whether it be family, friends, or other groups—when they are most in need their support.
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