Contact Southern Sky for Addiction Therapy Programs in South Carolina

If you or a loved one have struggled with substance abuse and dependency and completes detox and/or inpatient rehab, the logical transition is into an outpatient therapy program. At Southern Sky Recovery, we offer varying levels of structure and intensity with our outpatient services, depending upon the individual client’s needs.

Whether you need a highly structured partial hospitalization program, or a slightly less demanding intensive outpatient program, we believe no story is set in stone. Call now at 843.350.5769 to begin telling the next chapter of your story.

Therapy Programs

therapy programsSouthern Sky Recovery knows that finding the right therapeutic approach is essential for achieving and maintaining a life of recovery. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) or processing severe trauma. We provide an individualized treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs. Whether that is cognitive-behavioral therapy, or any of the many SUD and trauma-informed therapy programs we offer, our caring and professional staff is ready to help.

We know that each person has a unique story to tell when it comes to addiction. With the varied therapeutic approaches we employ in our outpatient treatment programs, we can find the right combination to set you firmly on the road to recovery.

Call Southern Sky Recovery at 843.350.5769 to learn more about our SUD therapy programs in South Carolina.

What Are Some Common Therapy Programs at Southern Sky?

We use proven, evidence-based therapies in conjunction with a holistic approach that considers the mind, body, and spirit of the individual. The term ‘evidence-based’ simply means that these therapeutic approaches have been used successfully over a long period of time and by a diverse group of therapists and that this data has been studied and published. They are used widely in treatment centers all across the country. Whether you are struggling with substance use disorder or affected by traumatic experiences in your life that are compromising your physical and mental health, we can tailor a treatment plan to you.

Trauma-Informed Therapy

In the case of those struggling with trauma, we use evidence-based approaches such as eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and Seeking Safety therapy to provide coping skills, regulate thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and relieve symptoms of trauma. By addressing the trauma and employing additional proven therapies, we promote integrative healing that addresses total well-being.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a form of psychotherapy where you meet with a therapist during scheduled sessions. CBT helps you become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking, which allows you to view challenging, stressful situations more clearly and respond to them more effectively. This approach effectively treats substance use disorder and various mental health disorders that often co-occur with SUD, such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

The main goals of DBT are to teach people how to live in the moment, develop healthy ways to cope with stress, regulate their emotions, and improve their relationships with others. This helps you pay attention to what is happening with you– thoughts, urges, feelings, and sensations–as well as using your senses to tune in to what’s happening around you in an objective way without judgment. Mindfulness skills help you slow down and focus on using healthy coping skills when experiencing emotional pain. The strategy can also help you stay calm and avoid engaging in automatic negative thought patterns and impulsive behavior.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Addiction can often lead to dependence on drugs or alcohol. When a person reaches a state of dependency, they have effectively rewired their brain and body to need the addictive substance to function. Without the substance in their system, they will often experience withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms can range from mildly inconvenient to life-threatening. Prescription drugs, such as Suboxone or Vivitrol, are often used to mitigate the effects of withdrawal, especially for those struggling with opioids or alcohol.

While these are three of the most common types of substance use disorder therapy programs, Southern Sky Recovery makes use of many more therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety treatment
  • Depression treatment
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy

With so many evidence-based and holistic therapy programs, we ensure that your treatment is optimized to help you achieve a successful recovery.

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