Therapy Types at Greenhouse

Effective treatment for substance use disorders uses evidence-based modalities that have a proven track record for helping people find meaningful recovery from addiction.

This page will go over the therapies that our treatment specialists use at Greenhouse Treatment Center.

Addiction Therapies at Greenhouse

Addiction therapy lays the foundation for a lasting recovery, and at Greenhouse you’ll participate in both individual counseling and group therapy sessions led by our team of master’s-level therapists. We use proven addiction therapies that have been shown to improve outcomes for patients.

A specialized homework program and custom-tailored treatment plan is given to every patient and guided by the assigned primary therapist. 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Used for decades, cognitive behavioral therapy has a proven track record of effectiveness in treating addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Many individuals have harmful thinking patterns and thoughts that drive unhealthy behaviors. CBT encourages the client to address thought patterns and eliminate or phase out the unhealthy ones.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical behavior therapy is often used for clients with co-occurring disorders and addiction. DBT helps patients learn new ways of coping with painful or negative emotions and develop skills to navigate conflicts.

Motivational Interviewing (MI)

Motivational interviewing helps the patient move from ambivalent feelings about addiction treatment to a state of genuine desire for change and readiness for recovery. This therapy helps remind the person why they wanted to find recovery and build on those feelings as they put in the hard work needed to stay sober.

Seeking Safety

Developed by Lisa M. Najavits, PhD, the seeking safety approach is appropriate for patients who have experienced trauma, such as past sexual, emotional, or physical abuse. This program helps patients learn to cope in healthy ways that don’t involve substance use.

Patients taking part in the Seeking Safety curriculum can count on their privacy being protected (for example group times and locations are kept confidential), as they work through very difficult and traumatic events.

Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT)

Medication for addiction treatment, or MAT, refers to the use of certain treatment medications in combination with therapy to treat addiction. Medications offered at Greenhouse include buprenorphine, Suboxone, and naltrexone.

The use of medications for addiction treatment is determined on a case by case basis by a person’s treatment team and based on each patient’s individual needs.

Expressive, Alternative & Holistic Therapies

Greenhouse has therapists who work with patients to help them express their emotions in creative and healthy ways. Through expressive therapies like art and music therapy, patients learn more productive ways to cope during early recovery and identify and manage triggers. Being able to express oneself in creative ways is just one more tool in the recovery toolbox.

Because of the therapeutic environment, Greenhouse is able to offer a wealth of holistic therapies to promote recovery on a physical, spiritual, and emotional level. Whether you opt for yoga, meditation, fitness, spiritual reflection, or biofeedback via our integrative Biosound chair, Greenhouse can provide you opportunities to participate in the holistic activity that most appeals to you.

Acudetox is another type of alternative therapy available at Greenhouse. Acudetox is a form of auricular acupuncture that can offer several benefits during addiction treatment, especially during withdrawal.

Recovery Groups

Greenhouse clients have the opportunity to participate in recovery groups while in treatment. Mutual support groups like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) that follow the 12-Step philosophy are extremely helpful for many people in all stages of recovery. They provide 12 specific principles to live by in order to manage the compulsion to misuse drugs and alcohol.

Greenhouse also offers SMART Recovery, which is an alternative to the 12-step system found in many other recovery groups.

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery is a specialized program for those who are uncomfortable with the 12-step model or the concept of a “higher power.” The SMART Recovery treatment program works by utilizing the following 4 strategies:

  1. Building and Maintaining Motivation
  2. Coping with Urges
  3. Managing Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors
  4. Living a Balanced Life

The methods used in SMART Recovery are designed to constantly evolve as research and knowledge on addiction treatment progresses.

Family Therapy

It’s often said that addiction is a family disease. At Greenhouse, we believe family can be integral to recovery, which is why we provide different ways for family members to get involved in their loved one’s addiction treatment.

These include family therapy sessions and bimonthly Building Bridges family days offered virtually and onsite, as well as other educational resources.

Anger Management

Anger and addiction commonly co-occur, which can affect the person with a substance use disorder and those close to them. At Greenhouse, we offer anger management for substance use disorders in a group therapy setting.

Our program uses various behavioral therapy techniques to help patients learn to control and cope with their anger when triggering events arise.

Addiction Treatment Near Dallas, TX

If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction and ready to take the first steps toward recovery, call us today at .

Our admissions navigators are on hand to answer your questions about starting the admissions process, what to expect in rehab, and provide any information you need—including how to pay for addiction treatment. They can also answer questions about using insurance to pay for rehab and help .

At Greenhouse Treatment Center, our Dallas drug and alcohol rehab center is ready to help you get the treatment you need and deserve today.

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