Divinity Recovery Uses A Wide Variety of
Outpatient Treatment Modalities
In addition to the treatment options above, we also offer:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive behavioral therapy uses short term, goal-oriented psychotherapy to help change the undesired pattern of thinking or behavior. In turn, changing the way we feel. CBT takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical behavior therapy is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy. The main goal is to teach one how to live mindfully, in the moment by utilizing learned skills or tools for healthy stress management, regulation of emotions, and improvement of relationships with others.
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Cognitive processing therapy is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy that is used in the treatment of PTSD. CPT allows one to learn how to challenge and make changes to any unhelpful beliefs related to trauma. In doing so, one creates a new understanding and perception of the traumatic memory. The goal is that the ongoing, undesired effects of the trauma decrease or cease entirely.
Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)
The Trauma Resiliency Model is a therapeutic and somatic approach to treat trauma. Using sensory awareness to improve emotional regulation.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy invites the patient to briefly focus on the traumatic memory while simultaneously experiencing bilateral stimulation in the form of eye movements. This helps to reduce the vividness and emotion associated with the traumatic memory.
Somatic Experiencing (SE)
Somatic Experiencing helps one move beyond the conceptual understanding of trauma by reprogramming the body’s survival instincts, allowing for a greater sense of connection, safety, and ease in one’s body. The therapist’s goal is to guide the client through their traumatic sensations experientially while incorporating the body’s response using SIBAM (Sensation, Imagery, Behavior, Affect and Meaning).
Brainspotting is a therapy designed to help people access, process, and overcome trauma, negative emotions, and pain, including psychologically induced physical pain. The therapist helps to position the eyes to target the sources of negative emotion. With a pointer, the therapist slowly guides the eyes across their field of vision, locating “brainspots,” or an eye position that activates a traumatic memory or painful emotion.
Psychotherapy that offers a variety of treatment techniques that aim to help a person identify and change undesired emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
Exposure and Prolonged Exposure Therapy
Exposure and Prolonged Exposure Therapy are treatments developed to help one confront their fears. When people are fearful of something, they tend to avoid the feared objects, activities or situations. This avoidance might help reduce feelings of fear in the short term, but over time it can make the fear become even worse. In this form of therapy, a safe space is created to “expose” one to the things they fear and avoid to break the patterns.
Psychodrama is an experiential therapy, allowing one to explore issues through dramatic actions in a safe environment. Role play is used to help gain greater perspective on emotional and behavioral challenges.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression and other mental health conditions.
Hypnotherapy is a technique where a therapist uses guided meditation and suggestion to relax and focus one’s mind to both consciously and subconsciously recall or reframe a memory or experience. This allows a change to occur in the response to the experience. It can be used to initiate the change of habits in addition to it being beneficial in the treatment of many conditions including pain, anxiety and mood disorders.
Mindfulness is a therapeutic approach using awareness, presence and other meditative techniques to enhance both physical and mental health. Mindfulness-based stress reduction, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy are some mindfulness-based interventions commonly used in therapy.
Emotional intelligence involves utilizing emotional awareness to harness specific dysregulated or misunderstood emotions and apply them to thinking, problem solving and emotional regulation.
Body Mapping is an exercise that aims to assist one in recognizing and understanding how their life story and disorder have affected their body inside and out. The body records one’s life story through injuries, scars, birthmarks, illnesses, operations and so on. The body Mapping exercise aims to let people see how their body is affected by their world.
Sleep patterns are looked at as issues with quality of sleep can be a sign of a mental health condition. In addition to being a contributing cause of some conditions, any medical or primary mental health conditions can be worsened by sleep-related problems.
A nutritionist or Dietitian identifies imbalances that can be modified through diet and supplements with the design and implementation of a personalized intervention and treatment plan. Core elements of an integrative and functional nutrition care plan include recommendations in food, supplements, lifestyle, labs, and resources.
Dance Movement Therapy
Dance Movement Therapy is a type of therapy that uses movement to help one find emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration. Movement therapy can be used for stress reduction, disease prevention, and mood management and it is beneficial for both physical and mental health.
Tai Chi/ Qigong
Tai Chi and Qigong have been characterized as mind-body interventions and meditative movements. Both modalities promote relaxation, reduce somatic symptoms and improve symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Yoga is a form of mind–body practice and has been proven to reduce perceived stress, anxiety, improve physical and mental health. Yoga is being considered as a holistic intervention inducing dopamine, leading to long-term benefits in the management of addictive behaviors.
Used to induce a state of calm, peacefulness, or bliss. Mindfulness and meditation practices decrease the symptoms of many mental health conditions.
Strength training, movement, flexibility and aerobic exercise have beneficial effects on psychological functioning and directly contribute to the decrease in depression and other mental health symptoms.
Reiki is a subtle and effective form of energy healing using spiritually guided life force energy to aid in the reduction of stress, anxiety and depression.
Misalignment of the spine can cause pressure in the area of the brain stem which can cause interference neurologically and chemically. Our moods are regulated by our body’s chemistry. Chiropractic works to structurally re-align these vertebrae to improve optimal function of body and mind.
Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves stimulating and unblocking energy in the body by way of inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body, to various depths. Acupressure works in the same way applying pressure to these points without the use of needles.
Spiritual counseling to support in identifying and strengthening a spiritual connection and practice. Guiding clients to put one’s faith in a higher power and seeking spiritual connection during the journey of overcoming addiction and mental health conditions.