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Benefits of Counseling

Counseling can be a valuable tool in addressing addiction and mental health issues by providing individuals with a safe and supportive space to explore their thoughts and emotions. Through the use of therapy modalities and interventions (i.e. CBT, ACT, DBT, etc.), individuals can gain a deeper understanding of their underlying issues and triggers, develop coping mechanisms, and learn strategies to manage their addiction and mental health symptoms. Additionally, counseling can help individuals improve their relationships and enhance their overall quality of life.


In addition to helping individuals recover from addiction, counseling has also been shown to be effective in treating mental health disorders. Research has found that counseling can be an effective treatment for depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, researchers found that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) was effective in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety in patients with these disorders. Counseling can help individuals to learn how to manage their symptoms and develop strategies to cope with their condition.


Counseling can also provide individuals with a supportive and safe environment to explore their feelings and emotions. This can be especially important for individuals who may feel isolated or alone in their struggles with addiction or mental health disorders. By providing a non-judgmental and confidential space, counseling can help individuals to feel heard and validated, which can be an important part of the healing process.


Overall, counseling is a valuable tool for individuals struggling with addiction and mental health disorders. Through counseling, individuals can develop the skills and strategies they need to overcome their challenges and live a happier, healthier life. Research has consistently shown that counseling can be an effective treatment for these conditions, and it is a critical part of any comprehensive addiction or mental health treatment plan.

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Highlife Recovery is committed to following the guiding principles and core values of the Recovery Model supported by:

  • Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration  (SAMHSA)

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS Certified)

  • CARF International (Accredited)


Highlife Recovery staff strive to provide clients with the highest quality of care and individualized treatment plans. Our interdisciplinary team uses evidence based interventions and modalities to equip clients with the tools to overcome addiction, live a self-directed life and reach their full potential.

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