therapist explaining different narrative therapy exercises

What Are Narrative Therapy Exercises?

During treatment, clients will go through many types of therapies and rehab programs. The initial stage of rehab involves a full evaluation and assessment of the client’s needs. With this information, the rehab center can decide which kind of treatments the client requires. They may offer narrative therapy exercises, outdoor therapy or other options. What…

individual redefining creativity during recovery

Redefining Creativity During Your Recovery Journey

If you’ve bought into the myth that you must use drugs or alcohol to “spur your creativity,” you’re not alone. For decades, artists, musicians and other creatives have been credited with producing great works of art when they were drinking or using. Unfortunately, many of these creative geniuses have died at the hands of their…

preparing garden for winter through recovery

Preparing The Garden For Winter – And Yourself For Life

Autumn at Red Oak Recovery® is filled with activity as we harvest the last bounty of our garden and mountain orchard. All hands join in to harvest apples, and tomatoes are picked green before the first frost and hung to ripen. Fall vegetables like winter squash, sweet potatoes, and pumpkins add variety and rich nutrition…

woman participating in adventure therapy

How Adventure Therapy Can Help Young Adults Recover From Addiction

When you and your family are researching the appropriate substance addiction programs for your young adult, you may encounter references to adventure therapy and wonder what role it can play in assisting your loved one back to full health and well-being. Adventure therapy has been a prominent, distinct form of psychotherapy since the 1960s, with…