We believe in the power of group therapy to bring about positive change in the lives of our guests. Facilitated by one or more of our addiction therapists, group therapy sessions at Royal Life Centers can be extremely effective in treating substance use disorder. A group setting can organically create a support network, and group members often help one another to come up with solutions for issues and hold one another accountable.
Sharing with others can help group members put their own circumstances into perspective and boost confidence and self-esteem. Group therapy is also conducive to learning avoidance behaviors. Perhaps most importantly, this sort of interaction can help those overcoming a substance use disorder to feel less alone and more connected to others in their recovery journey.
Group therapy in the context of substance abuse is typically based on a behavioral health model known as the transtheoretical model, or “stages of change” model. These stages consist of pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance and take group members from uncertainty about recovery and sobriety to substance abstinence.
A Typical Group Therapy Session
Group Therapy Sessions
During detox and residential treatment, guests attend group five hours a day, every day. After inpatient, guests who choose to continue their treatment with us will attend group six hours a day, six days per week during PHP and three hours a day, three days per week during IOP. At the OP level of care, guests will work with their therapist to determine optimal session frequency.
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