This group focuses on processing feelings and thoughts triggered by events in clients lives. During group, clients discuss at-home assignments given by their therapist. This is a check-in group to understand how clients are implementing suggestions and steps into their lives in order to help them move forward.
Grief, the reaction to loss in any form, can encompass a vast range of emotions. Our grief and loss group creates a safe place to begin healing from loss by beginning to identify and process feelings related to the loss.
This group assists in beginning to identify newly salient emotions and recognize the situations that contribute to them. Skills are built in order to more effectively regulate emotions that may feel overwhelming at times.
At Inspire, our trauma therapy group is a safe supportive place to heal the harmful effects of trauma. Each therapy session focuses on processing different types of trauma in clients lives, which interfere with their ability to move forward in healthy ways and grown from a victim into a survivor.
Many people struggle with repeating patterns of unhealthy relationships, both in romantic and platonic relationships. Our love and relationships group focuses on breaking these patterns and identifying new, healthier forms of communication and connections clients can make with loved ones and in social settings.
This group helps to repair one’s ego in order to build ego strength. Fostering positive self-esteem and knowing your self-worth also helps individuals learn empowerment, self-love and learning how to “date yourself” in order to move forward in life with confidence and healthy self-esteem.
In addition to the therapeutic support involved in our program, learning relapse prevention techniques assists our clients in identifying the triggers they have related to addiction, as well as, healthier ways to cope with triggers and social settings, in order to prevent relapse.
Fear is an emotion that has been fundamental to our ancestors survival, a warning that danger is present. However, many live their lives in a constant state of fear in spite of a lack of present danger. Much of the time, these irrational fears keep us from creating a life worth living. This group focuses on identifying these irrational fears and removing their power.
During the Weekly Wrap-up, clients review what they have learned about themselves over the past week. Clients reflect on positive and negative aspects of their week, keeping them present with the work involved with their attitude and approach to recovery. During the Wrap-up Group, a short term goal is set for the next week, as well as an outline on how to get to their short-term goal. Long-term goals are also set, so to help clients with the life skills aspect of recovery and helping them stay mindful of a better life and positive future post-treatment.
The Life Skills Support Groups combine the objectives of removing substance and mental health barriers to employment and personal relationships through exercises that promote practical outcomes. Participants will learn coping strategies to deal with their emotional concerns, and gain knowledge about the culture of the work environment. Personal strengths will be identifies in dealing with stress related issues. Participants can expect to become empowered to pursue education/employment goals while improving in the area of general life skills.
At Inspire, we feel that providing the opportunity to take part in guided meditation can strengthen the healing and recovery of our clients. These meditations also assist in processing grief, stress reduction and can provide clarity to continue in life, expanding joy and peace, shifting life’s direction to a positive, recognizing the inner-self and embracing and accelerating spiritual growth.
Crafting Mindfulness serves as a way to cultivate relief from worry, anxiety and stress through creative projects and crafts that can be easily integrated into a healthy lifestyle in recovery from substance abuse during treatment, as well as outside of group therapy rooms.