a boy needs individual counseling

Signs You Need Individual Counseling

When you decide to attend addiction treatment programs, group and individual counseling allow you to explore your substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health disorders with a licensed therapist. At Red Oak Recovery, we use individual counseling in a number of evidence-based treatment approaches. Learn what individual counseling is and whether you may benefit from this type…

Ecotherapy

How Ecotherapy Can Help With Addiction

When you’re immersed in addiction, it’s easy to lose your connection to the world around you. Most people in that state focus primarily on finding drugs or alcohol to feed their addiction. It often takes intensive therapy to rebuild that connection. Ecotherapy, often referred to as nature therapy, is one unique way individuals in recovery…

Young Man Attending Anger Management Therapy

Seeking Help For Anger Management

Most people experience anger at some points in their life. They feel the intensity of losing control and the frustration of a situation intensely. Yet, some people experience it more profoundly, requiring the need for anger management help. If that’s you, know that anger management techniques do not change who you are, nor do they…

Man Receiving Treatment For Schizophrenia

Treatment for Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe mental health disorder. Those experiencing symptoms of schizophrenia, including schizophrenia catatonia, are unable to interpret reality rationally. They may have symptoms such as hallucinations or delusions. The schizophrenia treatment options available can be advantageous, but people need to reach out for help to get it. To find out how our team…

two men sitting outside on a bench in need of grief counseling

The Importance of Grief Counseling for Men

When it comes to grief, men and women grieve differently. Studies have shown that men, generally speaking, tend to grieve in isolation and silence. In young adult males, this tendency may even be more exaggerated due to feelings of awkwardness. It doesn’t take a genius to know that this kind of reaction isn’t healthy. A…

man enjoying a hike through an adventure therapy program

3 Benefits of Adventure Therapy

Adventure therapy may sound like something you’d encounter during a vacation to a national park. If you’re picturing a horseback ride into the Grand Canyon, you’re a little off-course, although you’re heading in the right direction. Adventure therapy does include exploration and exhilarating fun, but it happens on-site at a drug and alcohol addiction treatment…

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…