Drug Addiction Therapy at Laguna Treatment

Behavioral therapy is often the cornerstone of addiction treatment. At our Orange County rehab, we offer different types of therapy that address the various aspects of substance use disorders.

Read on to learn more about our therapies and how they can help you or your loved one on the path to recovery.

Addiction Treatment Therapies at Laguna

patients find community and support during group therapy at laguna treatment center

At Laguna, patients participate in individual counseling and group therapy sessions led by licensed practitioners. We use a variety of proven substance abuse therapies to help our patients address the many issues that underlie addiction.

Medication for Addiction Treatment

As part of Laguna Treatment Center’s medical detox and rehabilitation program, medications are sometimes used to ease withdrawal symptoms, control cravings, and keep patients as comfortable as possible during the early stages of treatment.

Following detox, certain medications may be initiated or continued as needed. If a patient’s aftercare plan includes medications for addiction treatment, we can help arrange a medication provider after discharge.

Our clinical staff can also provide comprehensive care for a range of health conditions that require medication, including diabetes, heart disease, HIV, hepatitis, and others.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Drug Addiction

This evidence-based addiction treatment method is a type of psychotherapy that encourages people to recognize and examine their negative thought and behavior patterns as they relate to substance abuse and other co-occurring issues. The goal of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is to help people shift these patterns, increase self-control and -awareness, and foster the development of better coping skills.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Another popular addiction therapy is dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Laguna’s therapists use DBT to help patients overcome painful emotions and decrease conflict in their relationships through mindfulness, distress acceptance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal communication.

Motivational Interviewing for Addiction

A form of psychotherapy, our licensed therapists use motivational interviewing (MI) techniques to meet patients where they are and, if necessary, nudge them from ambivalence about treatment toward a genuine personal desire for changing harmful behaviors.

Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy helps patients understand how the past unconsciously influences their behavior in the present. It works by enabling them to assess unresolved problems and identify the lasting effects of dysfunctional relationships that lead them to misuse substances.

Family Support and Therapy

Addiction is often said to be a family disease, and working with the patient’s family can bolster their recovery. Laguna offers family therapy to patients when appropriate and needed. Within 24 hours of a patient’s arrival at Laguna, staff will reach out to family to inquire if they would prefer to be involved in the patient’s treatment.

With the patient’s permission, Laguna staff can coordinate family therapy sessions in-person or via Skype. These sessions can help support, reinforce, and strengthen a person’s recovery efforts.

Group Therapy

Along with individual therapy for addiction between a staff member and patient, Laguna Treatment Center’s behavioral health technicians also host a range of culturally sensitive groups specifically designed to support patients of diverse backgrounds. This includes specialized group therapy for Veterans and first responders with various focuses, including trauma, anger management, and more.

Alternative Therapies

To provide patients with the most comprehensive care available, our evidence-based therapies for substance misuse and addiction are often provided in tandem with alternative therapies. Holistic healing methods, such as yoga, mindfulness training, and meditation, are regular components of Laguna’s programming.

Recovery Groups

Peer support is an essential element of addiction recovery. To help patients build a sense of community, Laguna hosts regular Alcoholics Anonymous (AA meetings) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings, as well as 12-Step alternatives like SMART Recovery and WellBriety.

Drug Addiction Treatment in Laguna Hills, Orange County

Because every patient is different, our Southern California rehab facility tailors its addiction therapies to meet a person’s individual needs and updates treatment plans as needed along the way. Together, this customized care and combination of evidence-based and holistic therapies are used to promote lasting success in recovery.

To learn more about our different programs and levels of addiction rehab, contact us at . Our admissions navigators are available around the clock to answer any questions you may have about using insurance to pay for rehab, other ways to pay for rehab, and more.

If you or your loved one is ready to start addiction treatment, call us today or simply fill out the quick and confidential online form below.

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