What is the DreamLife Recovery Trauma Program?
Dreamlife Recovery recognizes the correlation between addiction and trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Clients in the Dreamlife Recovery Trauma are offered an individualized treatment plan addressing each of the three types of trauma: acute, chronic, and complex. Our staff of professional experts are clinically trained to assess which types of trauma each individual client may have. Some specific examples of individual trauma are verbal and physical abuse, neglect, and more.
How Does the Trauma Program Work?
Clients in the Trauma Program may be treated with specific pharmacotherapy when appropriate for managing disruptive symptoms of the trauma. This includes any medication treatment that will be appropriately identifies by the treatment team to treat any possible diagnosis such as Depressions, Anxiety, PTSD, and more.
Additional treatment may include the following:
- Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing
- Therapeutic Groups and individual sessions using evidence-based behavior therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy to address parenting, trauma, chronic pain, depression, relapse, grief, and loss, among others.
- Other important topics may include grounding skills, anger management, boundaries, Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART), and more.
- DreamLife Recovery uses research-supported strategies for enhancing and sustaining physiological self-regulation for trauma stabilization including yoga, mindfulness exercises, adventure therapy, equine therapy, meditation, reiki and much more.