Rooted in the client-centered relational approach, Monarch Therapeutic Services embraces a therapeutic approach that:
~ Inspires clients who are struggling with addictions to gain control in their lives
~ Affirms clients' inner strengths and faith as the foundation of their healing journey
~ Motivates clients' authentic and honest confrontation of underlying emotional, psychological, physical, and environmental factors that contribute to addiction behaviors
~ Supports the development and use of new connections, skills, knowledge, and wisdoms to restore healthy functioning
Goals and Outcomes
~ Compliance with Medical Assisted Treatment
~ Resolve and manage stressors that maintain compulsive behaviors
~ Address past and current psychological and emotional issues that motivate addictive behaviors
~ Relapse prevention
Therapeutic Interventions includes, but is not limited to
~ Anger Management for Clients with Substance Addiction
~ Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Relapse Prevention
~ Motivation Enhancement for Alcohol Abuse
~ Motivation Enhancement & CBT for Marijuana Addiction
~ Motivational Interviewing & CBT for Stimulant Use
"The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. The opposite of addiction is connection."
SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING & COACHING
Buprenorphine, Suboxone, Subutex, Zubsolv Compliance
Counseling and coaching for relapse prevention is an important, required component of buprenorphine treatment. Treatment goals include: comply with buprenorphine prescription; explore underlying issues that contribute to and/or maintain addiction; relapse prevention.
Alcohol and Non-Opioid Addictions
Supportive, validating, & insight oriented counseling helps clients recognize and address underlying past and present issues that contribute to and/or maintain addictive behaviors. Self-help and empowerment are critical components of counseling goals.
DEPRESSION & ADDICTION: SIGNS, SYMPTOMS & TREATMENT
Nearly a quarter of American adults in 2020 had a form of mental illness, with mood and anxiety disorders being some of the most common. Depression and addiction commonly co-occur, and each condition can complicate the other.
The Boca Recovery Center has created a comprehensive depression and addiction resource guide: DEPRESSION & ADDICTION: SIGNS, SYMPTOMS & TREATMENT to spread awareness, understanding, and treatment options.
UNDERAGE DRINKING AND IT'D DANGERS is a useful resource (especially for parents and educators) compiled by the law firm of Brown and Crouppen to provide factual information regarding the use, supply, and consequences of underage drinking,
GAMBLING & OTHER OBSESSIVE/COMPULSIVE ADDICTIONS
COUNSELING & COACHING
Gambling, Emotional Eating & Other Anxiety/Stress Related Addictions
Obsessions & compulsions around gambling, eating, shopping, sex, pornography, video gaming, etc. may be rooted in stress, anxiety, & depression. Validating counseling, in conjunction with self-help & empowerment resources helps clients resolve & manage stress, anxieties, and mood disorders.
GAMBLING ADDICTION HELP GUIDE
An unfortunate consequence of the pandemic and other recent social & economic stressors is the severe affect on psychological well-being. Mental health problems are worsening and addictive behaviors are escalating.
Statistics are showing a spike specifically in problem gambling.
Dismally, access to mental health treatment has been curtailed. The GAMBLING ADDICTION HELP GUIDE may be used as a starting point to provide help to those who are seeking information about gambling problems. The guide discusses gambling addiction signs and symptoms and it also includes a list of references to state-approved programs, in addition to other local options.
Please note that Monarch Therapeutic Services has no affiliation to the listed resources. We were made aware of them, did some basic investigation and found that they offer sound and valuable information and services worthy of being shared. Please let us know of other credible and legitimate resources that you believe will be helpful to others and we will be happy to share them here.
~ Peace and Blessings.
~ Peace and Blessings.