Equine therapy involves patient interaction with horses through activities such as feeding, grooming, haltering, and leading them. By observing behavior patterns and discussing thoughts and emotions with an on-site mental health professional, individuals can gain insights into their own emotional well-being.
In psychodrama, patients engage in role-playing and group dynamics to bring awareness to emotional conflicts and concerns through action-based methods. This interactive approach helps individuals explore and address their inner struggles within a supportive group setting.
EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING (EMDR)
EMDR involves patients visualizing traumatic events while the therapist guides them through different eye movements. This technique aims to alleviate negative emotions and distress associated with addiction and past traumas.
Art therapy utilizes non-verbal communication to allow individuals to express their thoughts and feelings through the artistic process. This creative outlet helps individuals work through distress and negative emotions associated with past experiences in a healthy and productive manner.
Adventure therapy involves outdoor activities such as camping, biking, hiking, rock climbing, running, and white water rafting, among others. Typically conducted in a group setting, it facilitates improved communication skills, problem-solving abilities, personal responsibility, and trust-building among participants.
Primarily used for children, play therapy involves a therapist observing and examining a child’s emotions during playtime. It helps children cope with trauma and learn appropriate behaviors by providing a safe and supportive environment for emotional expression.
In music therapy, patients engage in creating, moving to, singing along with, and listening to music to improve their mental, physical, and emotional well-being. Guided by a music therapist, individuals explore and learn coping mechanisms for emotions and thoughts related to various concerns, including mental health, trauma, and addiction.