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How Self-Care Can Help You With Your Addiction Recovery

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 16, 2021 Updated: April 9, 2021 Deciding to engage in addiction recovery is a significant step in taking care of your mind and body. You’ve chosen to become healthy and leave behind the harm caused by substance abuse. However, ending your substance abuse habits is difficult and places a lot of pressure…

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Should Talk Therapy Be Used For Addiction Treatment?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 7, 2020 Updated: February 19, 2021 Yes, talk therapy is absolutely a viable option in addiction treatment. Talk therapy is also known as psychotherapy. It is the idea of talking about your problems to figure out the best ways to handle them. Because issues and problematic behaviors like abusing drugs…

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Somatic Experiencing

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 27, 2019 Updated: November 11, 2020 Somatic experiencing is a therapeutic approach that helps resolve trauma. Sometimes, when subjected to trauma, your body becomes stuck in the experience. As a result, you don’t fully work through the steps needed to recover. Much like grief, there’s a process your body must undergo to…