Art Therapy is a Powerful Addiction Recovery Tool

Art Therapy: A powerful addiction recovery tool

Art therapy is a powerful tool in addiction recovery. Many addiction treatment centers, including The Ranch Pennsylvania, use trained art therapists to help patients express difficult emotions. For someone in recovery from a substance use disorder, they may carry a lot of shame around past actions which hurt family members and friends. Because these feelings…

Stress Management and Addiction Recovery

Now that you are sober, you may worry about different scenarios causing you to relapse. For example, your high-pressure job may end in a return to substance abuse. You may be tired of the same old stress relievers, and desire to live the more balanced, satisfying lifestyle you were promised when sobriety became your priority.…

Do I Have Lifeskills?

You may have heard someone mention life skills training and wonder to yourself, “Do I have lifeskills?”  As we grow and reach milestones throughout life, we gain many skills. These can be as simple as knowing how to cook a traditional meal, going on a job interview, or handling a bank account. For most people,…