Pairing Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness Therapy

At Wasatch Crest Treatment, our mindfulness therapy is somewhat of a hybrid, merging cognitive behavioral therapy with mindfulness. Since this month’s first blog delved into the basics of mindfulness therapy, let’s get into how we add in cognitive behavioral therapy in November’s second blog. What is cognitive behavioral therapy? Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is short- …

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Recover Out Loud: How to Advocate for Recovery Resources

Over the past several years the opioid epidemic has received local, state and national coverage. The crisis in the United States has forced the public and our politicians to take a closer look at how addiction is impacting every area of our society. Even with this coverage, addiction remains a topic that carries with it …

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“I am a man of integrity.” — Steve’s Recovery Story

Wasatch Crest Business Development Representative, Steve Novelli, shared his recovery story with us. You can watch him tell his story and read his inspiring narrative below. My name is Steve Novelli, and I am an alcoholic in long-term recovery. I want to start off by saying that my alcoholism is the greatest thing that’s ever …

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The 12-Step Concepts of Surrender, Connection, Community, and Anonymity

In the world of substance abuse treatment, it is easy to find passionate debate over the efficacy of 12-step programs. It is difficult to track outcomes of a program that keeps no formal records or documentation of its participants. Regardless of your opinion, there are principles taught in 12-step programs that are crucial to a …

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Clinical Converstations: Curating a Sober Living Experience

Our Transitional Living Program Director, Tyson Allred, and Clinical Director, Rich McDonald, CMHC, discuss Wasatch Crest’s Uinta Sober Living Program. You can watch their full presentation below. Wasatch Crest’s on-campus Uinta sober living residence is open to males who are transitioning out of residential treatment. In residential treatment, clients are able to stabilize with medical …

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Rebuilding Relationships in Recovery: Ten Right Actions to Take Over Time

Addiction is a family disease. It affects the individual and everyone in the individual’s life, often for years. When the recovery journey begins, the road in the rearview mirror is littered with wreckage. Spouses want nothing to do with us. Parents are tapped out. And children have lost hope and respect for us. We are …

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Clinical Conversations: Helping Clients Manage Recovery Through the Holiday Season

Wasatch Crest’s Clinical Director, Rich McDonald, CMHC, and Primary Therapist, Kevin Kirchenmann, LCSW, discuss strategies for helping clients through the holiday season. You can watch their presentation below. During the holiday season and immediately after it, we see an increase in individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse, for many reasons. The holiday season’s pressures can …

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Mindfulness Therapy at Wasatch Crest

One of our treatment modalities at Wasatch Crest is mindfulness therapy. It can seem obvious or confusing to potential clients and their families — aren’t we all mindful of things? But it’s not like that. Mindfulness therapy is a learned skill where the person becomes aware of his or her emotions, including negative feelings and …

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Recreational Coping Skills for Recovery

Many situations can lead us to drug and alcohol use, like stressful occurrences, external pressures, difficult emotions, or unprocessed trauma. We tend to turn toward external forces to help us relax, reward ourselves, and escape emotions. Before entering recovery, we didn’t know how to cope with these feelings or situations in a healthy way, so …

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