Benefits of CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

The basis of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is fairly simple: end unwanted behaviors and replace them with solutions that are beneficial to the addict. Put effort into changing the way you think and reap the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. This can be incredibly beneficial to the addict, who is often stuck in a cycle of…

Psychotherapy to Treat a Drug Addiction – Does it Work?

What is Psychotherapy? According the to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, psychotherapy is defined as “treatment of mental or emotional disorder or of related bodily ills by psychological means.” In other words, psychotherapy is usually done in an individual therapy session (when it’s just the patient and the therapist) that helps the patient understand and treat an emotional…