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It’s A Whole New World: Learning About CBT Vs DBT

When in treatment, it’s important to understand the benefits of CBT vs. DBT. CBT or cognitive behavioral therapy and DBT or dialectical behavioral therapy are treatment modalities. One is not better than the other. Essentially, they are different and are used for different purposes. Getting a grasp on the two different therapeutic approaches can help…

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Animal-Assisted Therapy

Animal-assisted therapy is the use of trained dogs or other animals to help human beings with specific health problems. Current evidence indicates that several groups of people, including individuals with cancer, serious heart problems, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), can benefit from this form of therapy. The Basics of Animal-Assisted Therapy Animal-assisted therapy is a…

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Are 12-Step Groups Safe for Women?

Support groups, especially those using the 12 steps, are loved by many and rejected by others. For substance abusers, a support group is an important part of an overall treatment program. The support group provides emotional and social connections with other people with similar experiences. Support groups give recovering addicts a place to go to…