Group Therapy: Addiction Groups

Our DBT-Informed Recovery Group is an Evidence-Based treatment that effectively treats Substance Abuse and other Process Addictions while simultaneously addressing other complex problems related to emotion dysregulation. These problems include high risk behaviors, impulsivity, avoidance, depression, and anxiety. Clients will learn effective strategies for regulating emotions and coping with urges and cravings without returning to substances. Clients will also learn the standard DBT skills of mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness and have the time to process their experiences in a safe, supportive and confidential environment via Telehealth.

At the Counseling Center of Maryland, we recognize that the first step towards starting and maintaining recovery is to understand how it began. We treat individuals as a whole and offer a variety of services and treatment options for co-occurring behaviors, mental health symptoms, and more. Additionally, we will assist you in developing coping skills, establishing interpersonal connections, and building a positive recovery-centered community. Through Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) informed treatment, we aim to treat not just the addictive behaviors, but also the underlying causes. The focus of our program is on your recovery, wellness, and the development of your authentic self. There is so much more to treatment than just eliminating the addictive item. The goal is to eliminate the need for the addictive item by creating a life you love.

If you are a family member or loved one concerned about the impact of addiction, traditional group therapy can help you process the personal impact of your loved one’s addiction so you can begin the journey toward healing. Our DBT-informed recovery group may be a good fit if you or a loved one are struggling with any of these symptoms:

  • Attempts to manage life events or physical health like chronic pain/conditions.
  • Emotional irregularity
  • Difficulty functioning at school or work without utilizing substances
  • Relationship issues related to substance use
  • Using finances to fund the use of the substance,
  • Putting yourself in potentially harmful situations
  • Trouble sleeping or eating

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    We offer groups for recovering addicts and their family members.