One of the leading causes of addiction is trauma. Both conditions are interconnected in that recovery from addiction may not be possible without dealing with the trauma as well. People turn to substance use when they want to escape from their traumatic experiences. An addiction treatment therapy at Midwest Recovery Center is a much more effective way of dealing with traumatic experiences.
What Is Trauma Therapy?
A trauma therapy program is a combination of approaches from mental health services to help you overcome the pain and dysfunction caused by a negative experience. Trauma refers to the lasting effects of an overwhelmingly terrifying experience, leaving you to struggle in daily life. You can feel safe and secure again through trauma therapy, with the counselor helping you regain control of your life.
Our trauma therapy program utilizes a variety of methods. The therapist may use only one way to help you or combine treatment options depending on your unique needs. No matter your past experiences, you can rely on Midwest Recovery Center to help. We are here to assist you every step of the way when dealing with emotional distress.
Would You Benefit from Trauma Therapy?
Midwest Recovery Center works with individuals of any age or walk of life. If you have experienced a distressing event, our trauma therapy program can help you overcome it. Our treatments can help all kinds of traumatic experiences, such as:
- Assault or violence
- Natural disasters or war
- Motor vehicle accidents
- First responder experiences
The distressing ordeals you have experienced can have a detrimental impact on your daily life. Likely, you live right now tormented by the fear of being hurt again. You may have flashbacks of these experiences causing you to relive the pain. These things can prevent you from living a normal life. These may also lead you to symptoms that include:
- Loss of appetite
- Substance abuse
A trauma therapy program can be the answer you are looking for to move on with life. Do not let your trauma ruin your chance at living happily. Midwest Recovery Center offers the best programs to teach you to manage your thoughts and feelings effectively.
Our Approach to Trauma Therapy
We help our patients overcome trauma and issues with self-medicating through various treatments including:
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy
- Dialectical behavior therapy
- Expressive therapy
- Motivational interviewing
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
This form of therapy is a lot like talk therapy, in which we teach you to be aware of your thoughts and behaviors. Our goal is for you to develop new coping skills to gain control and manage your distressing memories.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of CBT that focuses on changing your beliefs and thoughts. Its goal is to motivate you to alter damaging behaviors. Through DBT, you can learn new skills and coping mechanisms to overcome your trauma.
This therapy focuses on helping clients communicate more effectively. It uses artistic formats to enable clients to express themselves, regardless of their ability. Among the different activities used are creating visual art, writing, dancing, acting, and making music.
This type of therapy is also a form of CBT. The purpose of this treatment is to help identify a process that will bring about positive change. You and your therapist will discuss important topics through a set of questions that require clients to be completely honest. The result of this therapy is that you can identify your strengths and find ways to motivate yourself to take positive action.
Get Expert Help from Midwest Recovery Center
Midwest Recovery Center offers a trauma therapy program designed to help our clients overcome trauma-related conditions. With help from our knowledgeable and experienced therapists, anyone with traumatic experiences can finally let go of their painful memories.