Healing relationships is essential for healing addiction.
is closely tied, and often caused or exacerbated by, one’s relationships.
Relationships are not only affected by addiction, they have the power to
perpetuate it. For this reason, identifying and addressing relational
dysfunction is an essential component of effective addiction treatment.
problems manifest in a variety of ways. Commonly, addicts either struggle to engage
in relational intimacy, or they struggle to establish and maintain appropriate
intimate relationships are often difficult for people suffering from addiction,
because their disease steals attention and affection away from everyone and
everything else in their lives. Other people simply are unable to allow
themselves to be emotionally vulnerable to another person, thus preventing real
intimacy and damaging relationships. Trust issues, trauma or other conditions may
also prevent addicts from forming intimate relationships with others.
Overcoming intimacy issues.
we offer group therapy that encourages emotional vulnerability and
provides a model for healthy intimate relationships. Patients learn to share
personal information about and respectfully respond to information that others
share. Group therapy also addresses trust, trauma and other issues that have
prevented patients from enjoying close relationships with the past.
boundaries is an essential part of forming and maintaining healthy
relationships, but it can be difficult for both men and women. Especially for
those struggling with addiction, lack of boundaries can cause problems
at home, in the workplace and in various social situations.
patients recover from addiction, Caron helps them learn to understand and implement internal and external boundaries. Therapeutic
patients control impulses that may cause them to violate those boundaries,
all while encouraging them to respect themselves and others, maintain healthy mindsets and practice healthy behaviors.
Codependency and enabling
Codependency and enabling are two maladaptive behavioral styles that are commonly linked to
relationship dysfunction in the context of addiction.
Getting holistic help.
treatment philosophy addresses the whole person. Learn more
proven success in treating addiction.