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Are CBT and DBT Different?

BoardPrep Recovery Center is a 21-bed partial hospitalization program that uses a number of therapy and holistic approaches to help clients overcome substance abuse. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy are two methodologies you might encounter at our Tampa, FL, center. Are CBT and DBT different? That’s what we’ll explore in this blog, starting with a…

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DBT Techniques for Treating Substance Use Disorders

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a type of psychotherapy used in addiction recovery. Psychologist Marsha M. Linehan developed the therapy to treat suicidality. Now substance abuse treatment centers in Tampa, FL, and elsewhere, use DBT techniques as first-line treatment for severe forms of mental disorders. They include those that do not respond to standard treatments,…

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Teen Program

Early Intervention Works A quick course correction into the teen program, at the first signs of substance use, may prevent catastrophic consequences and future expenses. Too often, parents wait until their teen is dangerously out-of-control before taking action. With the increased potency and availability of substances, “experimentation” quickly turns into seeking out the substance. The…

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Choosing Engaging Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment clients that are involved in a traditional program may feel that it is just another form of punishment—not treatment at all. Treatment centers often reinforce that idea through “clinical over-reach,” insisting on highly restrictive care in practically all cases. Clinical over-reach (too intense for too long) damages the therapeutic bond that addiction professionals…

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Addiction Treatment Cost

91.5% of Americans had health insurance in 2018 for various medical needs. However, some insurers are up to their old tricks, making even more profits by denying basic care for people who suffer from substance use disorders and addiction. High deductibles and no out-of-network benefits are becoming the norm with many plans. Contracted or “in-network”…