man begins cognitive-behavioral therapy during addiction treatment

How Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Is Used in Addiction Treatment

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most effective types of psychotherapy used in treating addiction. Actions and emotions born out of illogical thought patterns lead to negative responses during recovery. If you act on these impulses you will set yourself back. It is important to make sure these negative thoughts do not stand in…

two women participate in nature therapy during addiction treatment

How Nature Helps with Addiction Recovery

For an effective addiction treatment program, choose one that offers both evidence-based and holistic addiction therapy. Evidence-based treatment relies on proven clinical approaches such as talk therapy. This includes cognitive-behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy. However, to treat the body and soul, you need therapies that help you reconnect with yourself, such as nature therapy,…