Trauma Informed Care

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Trauma-informed care offers a perspective that acknowledges the pervasive impact of trauma on a person’s brain, body, and spirit. For adults, trauma is usually caused by exposure to the threat of death, serious injury, or sexual molestation. Learning about trauma experienced by a loved one or family member is also a form of trauma. Archstone Behavioral Health is here to help you or your loved one get help for the trauma in a safe environment.

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Root cause of addiction is often trauma.

What is Trauma?

Although the word “trauma” is commonly used in popular culture to mean any upsetting experience, not all experiences are traumatic. Trauma can be caused by the following experiences:

  • Witnessing the threat of death or severe bodily harm
  • Watching or experiencing violence
  • Learning about a traumatic event affecting a loved one
  • Repeatedly experiencing the extreme aversive details of a trauma

Trauma-Informed Care (TIC)

People who have experienced severe trauma in their lives are often reluctant to seek treatment because they are afraid of living in the past. Refusing to accept the victim mentality can allow some people to lead productive lives; however, unhealed trauma will manifest itself in destructive ways if it is repressed. Repressing a traumatic experience or memory locks it away in your psyche, where it will wreak havoc on your self-esteem, career, personal relationships, and general well-being.

Overcoming Trauma Starts at Archstone

Trying to ignore a traumatic event will result in countless mental health concerns and relationship problems. If you have considered attending trauma-informed therapy in Lantana, FL, Archstone Behavioral Health may provide the relief you’ve been searching for. At Archstone Behavioral Health, our small team of therapists has extensive experience helping people overcome traumatic experiences. Trauma-informed care can help people control their emotions, improve relationships, solve problems, and recognize what is important.

Trauma & Addiction Recovery Programs

Archstone Behavioral Health provides evaluation, consultation, and psychotherapy for adults aged 18 and older who have been affected by trauma and other challenging life events. Having a dual diagnosis, experiencing a traumatic loss, community violence, the death of a loved one, and combat deployment can all be traumatic. Our small, committed team of clinicians, psychiatrists, and therapists have more than 20 years of experience helping families heal from past trauma. We offer evidence-based care to individuals–and families–in need. For many people in Lantana, the process of healing from trauma begins at Archstone Behavioral Health.

In addition to our addiction therapy programs, we also offer the following comprehensive mental health treatment programs for adults. We offer many types of addiction and mental health therapy for our patients, including the following:

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive-behavioral therapy includes a fundamental set of therapeutic procedures that address the role of particular thoughts and behavior patterns that often interfere with mental health. CBT helps people reshape their actions and feelings by modifying their thought patterns in order to correct problematic behavior.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical behavior therapy is a relationship-based treatment option. We employ group work, skills training, individual therapy, and self-monitoring to change certain behaviors. DBT is a mental health therapy model that uses a combination of skills training and relationship building between the patient and clinician to help manage overwhelming emotions and difficulty controlling behavior.

Treating Substance Abuse Disorder in Adults

We know that trauma and substance use disorder go hand in hand. When people experience a traumatic event that they aren’t prepared to cope with, it is common for people to turn to drugs or alcohol. We offer the following addiction treatment programs at Archstone Behavioral Health:

Give us a call if you are worried about your mental health–or the mental health of a spouse, parent, or adolescent in your family–you can reach Archstone Behavioral Health at .

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