Group Therapy in West Palm Beach, FL

No one understands the challenges of addiction quite like an addict. That’s why group therapy can be such a powerful tool in the fight against addiction. Our West Palm Beach detox facility offers compassionate, comprehensive group therapy that arms you with the skills you need to fight the battle of your life—the battle against addiction.

Human beings are naturally social people. That’s why spending time with others feels good. Group therapy is more than just a chance to socialize. It’s one of the most effective ways to fight addiction, particularly in the early stages when detox saps so much of an addict’s energy and motivation.

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Why Addicts Should Consider Therapy

Addiction is a disease that affects both the brain and body. This means that a comprehensive treatment plan must address the needs of both. Nutritional support, medical care, and detox assistance can help your body adjust to life without drugs or alcohol. Without adequate support for your mind, however, recovering from addiction will prove more challenging.

About half of people with an addiction have an underlying mental illness such as depression and anxiety. For these people in recovery, mental health treatment is especially important because it offers healthy coping tools that don’t involve drugs and alcohol.

Even if you don’t have a mental illness, though, therapy can be a powerful tool for fighting addiction. Therapy teaches you the skills you need to cope with stress and relationship problems. It offers insight into how and why you became an addict, and which specific situations are likely to trigger further drug and alcohol abuse.

Addiction recovery is hard. So why not equip yourself with the tools you need to recover more quickly and more completely? Therapy is your best friend in the fight for sobriety.

What Are the Benefits of Group Therapy?

In group therapy, you’ll get near-constant reassurance that you’re not alone. The world can be a lonely place for addicts. They may feel stigmatized and guilty. Group therapy reminds you that addiction is a disease and a disease from which many people suffer. Addiction thrives on stigma because stigma promotes guilt and secrecy. By fighting this stigma, group therapy removes the cover of darkness from your addiction.

Group therapy offers all of the benefits of individual therapy, and then some. In addition to getting help to understand your thoughts and feelings, you’ll also:

  • Hear stories from other addicts that can help you feel less alone and less ashamed.
  • Get a chance to benefit from the hard-won wisdom of other people in recovery. You’ll learn tricks and skills even a therapist might not be able to offer.
  • Be able to talk openly with other struggling people, but with the assistance of a therapist moderator.
  • Make friends who can help you navigate the challenging recovery journey.
  • Get a chance to socialize. Spending time with others is an indispensable antidote to the loneliness that so often accompanies addiction.

Dispelling the Myths of Group Therapy

It’s normal to be a little reluctant to try group therapy. After all, you’re probably used to concealing your addiction, accustomed to feeling ashamed of something that’s really not your fault. No one wants to risk airing their dirty laundry to the entire world.

We find that new clients are often reluctant to try therapy at all. They’re even more reluctant to give group therapy a shot. Yet when they’re willing to break out of their comfort zone, they quickly realize the benefits of therapy in a group setting. Consider the following:

  • Group therapy does not violate your privacy. Group members agree to keep what they hear in therapy confidential.
  • Group therapy is not a free-for-all. It’s moderated by a skilled therapist who can prevent disputes, bullying, and the other negative interactions that can sometimes happen in groups.
  • Group therapy is not the same as 12-step programs. 12-step programs are moderated by laypeople. Group therapy includes a therapist, which means that it offers real treatment—not just generalized support.
  • You don’t have to agree with everyone in group therapy. In fact, one of the key benefits of group therapy is that it challenges group members’ assumptions. When multiple people in a group question something you think, the effect is powerful—far more powerful than when a family member does it, or even a therapist.

Addiction Group Therapy: Part of a Comprehensive, Holistic Addiction Treatment Package

Addiction is a challenging, complicated disease. And like other diseases, it requires treatment that attacks it at its root, and from many angles. This means the more strategies you pursue, the better your chances are of lasting sobriety. Many addicts relapse. With the right treatment, you don’t have to be one of them. Future Now Detox offers comprehensive, holistic treatment from your first day of sobriety.

Group therapy is just one component of our comprehensive treatment package.

We also offer massage therapy, meditation therapy, mental health therapy, detox, and much more. We’ll work with you to construct a customized treatment package that meets your needs and treatment goals, respects your values, and feels right to you. You’re an individual. Your treatment should be as unique as you are.

Ready to get started? There’s no time like the present. Tomorrow isn’t guaranteed, and delaying treatment only makes sobriety more difficult. Give us a call today. Let us show you what the rest of your life can look like!

In Network With Most Insurance

We understand the importance of accessibility and affordability, which is why we have partnered with several insurance companies to better service you. We accept most major insurance providers and private health insurance. Our team is available 24/7 to assist you in navigating your insurance coverage. If you don’t have insurance, we are here to help you understand the options available for you or a loved one.

Take the first step toward recovering from addiction by calling Future Now Detox at (866) 419-3899, or verify your insurance by clicking the button below. 

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