Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) made the 12 step program famous, and while there are other variations, nearly all are based on this program.
Trauma causes people to relive events or have them affect their emotions which can lead to relying on drugs and alcohol.
DBT works to change patterns of behavior, which can be extremely helpful where addiction issues are concerned.
CBT works by challenging cognitive distortions and beliefs that aren’t helpful. This also includes behaviors that aren’t serving you well.
Addiction isn’t a mental health problem that just affects those who have it. In fact, it affects their friends and family members as well.
Group therapy plays such a big role in addiction recovery and provides additional benefits rom other counseling methods.