Topic: therapy

Music for Recovery: Healing Sounds Like This

Music for Recovery: Healing Sounds Like This

Music for Recovery: “Rock and Roll is my Higher Power!” I shouted out during a recent group session at Aurora. We were gathered together listening to songs that members had selected; chosen for their recovery message, spiritual meaning or emotional release. Not to say that I hold Ozzy Osbourne up as a deity. Rather, I am Music for Recovery: Healing Sounds Like This

Overcoming Anxiety in Recovery

Seven Tools for Overcoming Anxiety in Recovery

Overcoming anxiety in recovery: Dealing with any type of anxiety can be challenging, but it’s more so if you’re in recovery.  It affects people physically, emotionally, and mentally. Some people experience a feeling of being paralyzed by it with stiff shoulders, headaches and a constant feeling of being dead.  When people are in early recovery, Overcoming Anxiety in Recovery

Behavioural Therapy: Skills You Learn

Seven Critical Skills to Learn from Behavioural Therapy

Behavioural Therapy: In the 1970s, an explosion of different approaches to traditional psychotherapy began. By the end of the decade, about 200 different types of therapy. As of 2010, that number has skyrocketed to be about 500 types, one being cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)? Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an intensive, Behavioural Therapy: Skills You Learn

Treatment For Mental Illness Important

Treating Mental Illness Like the Flu

Treatment For Mental Illness: When someone is coming down with the flu, there’s no question that it is time to visit a doctor for treatment. It’s an accepted, obvious practice to seek medical treatments for physical problems. But there is still a stigma about the idea of seeking treatment for mental illness. A new Canadian Treatment For Mental Illness Important