Emotional Health

Answered: Your Most Burning Questions About Trauma Ptsd Treatment Centers

At Oasis, we understand that addiction is complex, and there is often a history of trauma involved. Our clinical team is trauma-informed, highly trained, and experienced in working with trauma through evidence-based therapeutic modalities.  Some of our therapeutic modalities used in trauma treatment include:  Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) Somatic Experiencing Therapy Trauma-informed yoga …

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anger management

Anger Management: Tame Your Anger

Anger Management: Learn 5 Ways To Tame Your Anger In order to begin gaining control of your anger, you must first understand what anger is. Many people believe that anger is a negative emotion that is unhealthy and self-destructive. However, that is far from the truth. Anger is a necessary emotion that helps individuals better …

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Are we there yet? Tracking Progress in Recovery

With the diversity of backgrounds, mental health issues, walks of life, and so much more, tracking progress in addiction recovery can be a very personal endeavor, unique to each individual’s process. It is helpful to have a professional counselor, coach, mentor, or therapist to help gauge progress and hold ourselves accountable to the goals and …

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Get your fix of Dopamine: How to increase Dopamine Naturally

Motivate, elevate, concentrate: these are all superpowers effectively influenced by the power of Dopamine. Obviously, they are not superpowers, but they certainly may seem like it to those who have found themselves lacking in these qualities and have turned to drugs for a boost. And a boost is an understatement for the effect of drugs …

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No more Shame: Understanding the Disease of Addiction

No More Shame: Understanding the Disease of Addiction  For years addiction and alcoholism were looked at as a moral deficiency (and for some, still is). Without the current research from prominent neuroscientists, many addicts and alcoholics were tossed aside to bitter ends such as the ineffective justice system, psychiatric wards, or death and suicide.  Today, …

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The Power of the Mind: An exploration of Psychological Dependence

We know that physical dependence can be very painful and require special detox assistance. We can identify, with observation, the symptoms and measurable affects of both physical addiction and psychological dependence. Though there are distinctions that we consider exclusively physical or psychological, the reality is that there is a symbiotic relationship between physical and psychological …

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