One-on-One Therapy for Addiction
One-on-one (or individual) therapy sessions offer clients a safe space to look inward and discover the intricate nature behind their addictions. Here, they can learn how to resolve and heal each specific underlying issue.
At Simple Path Recovery, we believe that each client has a unique situation. In one-on-one therapy, we assist our clients to recognize behavior patterns that have overtaken their life. Ultimately, we aim to heal the pain of the past, so clients can lead a healthy, sober life.
Addiction is sometimes a difficult problem to treat due to differing individual reasons that must be addressed before change can take place. For most treatment plans, a variety of options work best to deal with the issue. This begins with Florida one-on-one therapy for addiction. In this way, clients face their problems head-on. Once they accept the truth of their addiction, they are ready to begin the journey to recovery. One-on-one therapy can bring them to this point and prepare them for the fight to get clean and stay sober.
Obstacles Threatening Addiction Recovery
Denial is the biggest obstacle for most addicts. They fear the sense of failure that comes with recognizing they have a problem, or they fear the consequences they believe admission will bring. They hide their addiction and do not take the steps needed to recover from it. For many, group therapy would not be a successful treatment option alone because it requires acceptance of oneself as one of the group. Until clients can come to terms with the truth about their own addiction, they are not ready to benefit from the group. This is where individual therapy can play a vital role, guiding them to that acknowledgement.
Florida one-on-one therapy provides the safety of anonymity for someone who has not dealt honestly with their own addiction. A trained addiction counselor will listen both to what the clients are saying as well as to what they are not saying. Then, therapists can apply their listening skills and expertise to pose specific questions useful in navigating a denial situation. The security of this environment may be where the addict finally comes to terms with their demons and can admit their substance abuse and addiction. Additionally, clients may be scared of losing their job or the confidence of their family if they admit to an addiction problem. At the same time, our therapists are trained to handle issues such as the revelation of how addiction will impact family and work life.
Not Everyone is Comfortable in Group Therapy
It may also be true that a person tried a group environment or went to a 12-step meeting and found it ineffective or too shy to participate. They may begin to believe that addiction recovery is not possible for them. For these clients, one-on-one therapy creates the opportunity to assess individual beliefs that may be holding them back. Group therapy does not offer the individual time or personalized environment to uncover barriers to treatment. Once these issues have been brought to light and dealt with, they typically find group therapy to be more useful.
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Benefits of Florida Individual TherapyIndividual therapy can be more than just a release of emotions by talking things out with a good listener. It can bring about a number of other advantages that recovering individuals can take with them once graduated from treatment. Some of the many benefits of Florida individual therapy can include:
- Identifying harmful, repetitive behaviors resulting from alcohol or drug use.
- Addressing destructive thought patterns which can bring about negative behaviors.
- Acceptance of self so that healing can begin.
- Development of self-accountability.
- Identifying and scarred relationships with family or friends.
- Developing and maintaining specific and individualized recovery goals.
One-On-One Therapy at Simple Path Recovery
At Simple Path Recovery, our drug rehab treatment center offers individuals at all stages of addiction treatment to take advantage of individualized therapy can offer. Typically, patients will attend 1-2 individual sessions per week, depending on where they are regarding recovery or treatment. This means that during your time with us, you’ll have the chance to become comfortable with the therapy process, learn to open up, and see a lot of value in one-on-one therapy. If you think that you or a loved one can benefit from our South Florida drug rehab, give us a call. Our experienced therapists are an active part of our Pompano Beach addiction treatment center.