Canine-assisted therapy is particularly popular because the presence of dogs seems to provide some unique benefits in an addiction treatment environment. Service animals are playing an increasing role in the...


Aversion therapy is an older behavioral modification technique based on classical conditioning. Learn about how it is used and its effectiveness. There are many forms of behavioral therapy that a...


For people with substance use disorders or other mental health conditions, expressive arts therapy is a helpful treatment to reduce symptoms. Healing through the arts is not a new idea,...


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy helps people acknowledge and overcome destructive thoughts and behaviors. Recovery from an addiction or a mental health condition requires patients to examine the thinking patterns, experiences,...


Substance abuse counselors, also known as addiction counselors help people with behavioral disorders by talking through the complexities and causes of their addiction. Substance abuse counseling is a combination of...


Learn how cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can effectively treat mental health conditions and substance use disorders. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that emphasizes the importance of...


Learn about the history, benefits and types of holistic and alternative therapies as well as how they’re used. Holistic therapy and alternative therapy have become increasingly popular in mainstream medicine...