Sex Addiction or Problematic Sexual Behavior? What are we getting wrong?

What is problematic sexual behavior? What is sex addiction? Problematic sexual behavior (PSB) is an on-going, uncontrollable pattern of sexual thoughts and behaviors that prove problematic in a person’s life. This particular form of addiction or compulsive behavior is often misunderstood. Sensationalized or worst-case scenarios may make headlines – but are not the norm. Though…

an alternative support group to AA meets for addiction recovery support

The Alternatives to AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

When battling alcohol addiction, finding the right support is crucial. Personalized care can often mean the difference between slipping back into an unhealthy pattern and stepping confidently toward lasting sobriety. Recovery is not one-size-fits-all, and Alcoholics Anonymous might not be the best option for everyone. If you need help taking the first step in your…

an adult male sits on the edge of his bed while thinking about the different types of addiction

Overcoming Different Types of Addiction

There are many types of addiction when it comes to substance use disorder. One of the most significant issues people with an addiction face is separating themselves from others with an addiction. Addiction can make you feel that your problem isn’t significant compared to someone else’s, but this is a harmful way the condition operates…

a person sits on a cliff while watching the sunset over the mountains and thinking about the differences between dbt vs cbt

DBT vs. CBT

At Santé Center of Healing, we take the time to help our clients manage their mental health and addiction through individualized treatment plans. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) are two of the most common treatment options we use in treatment. Utilizing these treatment options can give our clients the best possible chance…

Mother talking to daughter, offering family support for alcohol misuse

How Family Support Can Help With Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a serious issue that affects millions of people every year. It can be devastating not only to the person suffering from addiction but also to their families. Fortunately, there are many support systems available for those struggling with alcoholism and their families. One powerful form of support is family support, and this blog…

a person raises a hand in a group therapy session to ask do I need treatment

Why Do I Need Drug Addiction Treatment?

You’re struggling with a substance use disorder. Maybe you’ve tried quitting before and relapsed shortly after leaving rehab, or perhaps you’ve tried on your own and are wondering, do I need treatment? You’re not alone. Millions struggle with substance use disorder in the United States. Substance use doesn’t just affect the individual user. Instead, the…

a family benefits from participating in a family therapy program for addiction

Family Therapy Activities to Consider

Drug addiction affects more than just the individual who is doing drugs. It impacts their family, loved ones, and the community. When someone becomes addicted to drugs, they often isolate themselves from others because of their drug activity. This puts a wedge between them and their family and impacts your relationships. Family therapy, with its…