Emerge

Comprehensive Mind-Body Remission and Relapse Prevention Treatment Program

Comprehensive Mind-Body Remission and Relapse Prevention Treatment Program

 

  1. Purpose:

To improve the collection and utilization of multidisciplinary tools to achieve and retain remission from addiction, to provide healthy coping strategies for distress and seeking safety, to enhance the proper function of the immune system, to bring adjunct treatment to current illness, to correct the root of the illness, to improve physical/mental health, and to improve brain function.

2. Who should join it?

 

This treatment program combining individual and group psychotherapy with Traditional Eastern Medicine is good for any age group for people who are in early recovery from substance use disorders or who are recommitting to a comprehensive approach to sobriety, and encourages participants to live healthy sober lives that are happy, joyous, and free. 

3. Treatment 

Intensive individual therapy for 42 sessions over the course of a year. Once a week process group for six weeks. Two weeks of twice a week detox ear acupuncture, with counseling on herbs as needed. For one year, monthly body acupuncture, moxibustion, counseling on herbs as needed, Qi gong, magnet therapy, self-care therapy, and nutrition management counseling. 

 

  1. Package Cost

 

Total fee for the year: $9000

 

Paid monthly: $750/month + interest.

 

May be paid from your health savings account. 

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The environmental, transpersonal, and somatic (holistic psychotherapy) worldview: Humans are multidimensional sentient beings comprised of spirit, mind, and body, and the human being exists within an interactive contingent reality composed of systems and environments. Humans have awareness (consciousness) about their inner lives and their outer interactions, as well as sub-awareness (a subconscious which is not operating at the level of mindfulness), and a hidden awareness (unconscious buried material that impacts cognitions/feelings and behaviors, and which has an individual locus but is also connected to a collective locus). Humans, for good or ill (depending on their superconscious formations), act to meet their five great instincts, and they generally use agency to do so in either a pro-social ("productive orientation") or anti-social ("entropic orientation") manner.

The five great instincts:

1. To be part-of
2. To have power to achieve
3. To exercise liberty of individual agency
4. To play and relax.
5. To sustain one's survival

When a person or a relationship system recognizes dysfunction and seeks to -- or is made to seek to -- fix it, the environmental, transpersonal, and somatic worldview utilizes an approach based on fourth-order cybernetics.

The following are some of the better treatment techniques for mental and emotional health function concerns (apart from specific medication and touch interventions), and they all build on each other:

1) Experiential/Symbolic Therapy (authenticity and humane rapport; relatedness even in mentorship; collaboration, playfulness)
2) Object Relations Therapy and Control-Mastery Therapy (how did we developmentally get here and how do we master the tough parts?) plus Integrative Meaning Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (existential and values approaches)
3) Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Strategic Therapy (direct instruction, reality-testing, comparing internal and external logic to achieve reason, rolling with resistance, confronting irrationality)
4) Emotionally Focused Therapy (genuine and open feeling, relying on trusted team members, having healthy boundaries and attachments, more fulfilling experience of being part-of)
5) Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Bowen Family Therapy, (seeing the schemes, empowering "right-sized" self-esteem, challenging the scripts, writing new ones, mindfulness, distress tolerance, self-regulating of emotional reactions, strategic and deep/honest communicating, restructuring thought and feeling and action by using countervailing behaviors)
6) Gestalt Therapy (feel it rather than simply intellectualize it, look at somatic and work on them, consciously integrate the environment, the systems, and the internal compartments).
7) Solution-Focused (envision your ideal, reduce risk and harm to personally acceptable levels, build on strengths) Therapy

A good therapist who has a theoretical orientation that is environmental, transpersonal, and somatic, will integrate tools from all of these therapeutic techniques. The therapist will not be bound to the theory behind the techniques, but will conduct an integrative therapy based from within the environmental, somatic, and transpersonal (holistic psychotherapy) theoretical worldview. The therapist will act to help patients gain not only further expertise about themselves, but also to gain effective tools to live more fulfilling lives with more fulfilling relationships.
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