Drug and alcohol addiction touches everyone in a user’s life. Many people struggling with addiction can feel isolated or hopeless. They may alienate family and friends. These loved ones suffer their own stress and heartache over an addiction they cannot control. Over time, addiction can cause rifts and destroy relationships between parents, children, siblings, and spouses. Addiction often leads users to lie to loved ones and manipulate family members. Some might hide their drug use while others borrow money they cannot payback. When a user enters rehab, their family and friends also need healing support. Family therapy programs provide a safe space for collective conversation and healing. Through counseling, users and their loved ones can manage sobriety together.
If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, turn to Baltimore Detox Center. Our intimate clinic can help families heal from all forms of addiction, especially with our family therapy program. For more information about our wide range of programs, complete our online form or call us at 833.714.1575 today.
What Is Family Therapy?
Effective drug and alcohol rehab uses therapy. Individual therapies can help people uncover their addiction triggers and traumas that lead to drug or alcohol use. Group therapy provides the space for those in recovery to share their addiction stories and challenges. This perspective can make those in recovery feel less alone in their addiction. Therapists working with families can help rebuild relationships and create healthy support systems at home. Family therapy is a style of group therapy that works with a person in recovery and their loved ones to address past harm and overall family dynamics.
Family therapists can help:
- Reframe relationships between family members
- Provide new perspectives
- Foster open communication
- Offer communication tools
- Change family dynamics
- Provide a safe space for healing
- Recommend other treatment and educational programs
Family therapists approach addiction therapy differently. They focus on addiction and relationships. Instead, they consider addiction as a relationship issue. Often, relationship issues between family members lead to addiction. In family therapy, loved ones air their grievances and gain new perspectives. This type of therapy can shift family stories from shame and guilt. These shifts can bring greater independence to every family member involved.
Why Choose a Family Therapy Program?
Family therapy programs may seem less important than individual therapy. However, addiction triggers often stem from childhood wounds and family dynamics. During addiction, many people may not have the tools for repairing relationships or healing addictive behavior. The objective view of a family therapist can help uncover the connection between addiction and relationships and rewrite belief systems. For those in recovery, family therapy may be the most healing modality for a user and their loved ones. With a reputable licensed therapy family therapist, everyone benefits.
When looking for a family therapist, make sure they are experienced in addiction treatment. Never trust a therapist who is not licensed in your state. If you are unsure about a therapist’s credentials, check with your state’s licensing bureau for more information.
Overcome Addiction with Family Therapy at Baltimore Detox Center
Addiction affects everyone in a user’s life. At Baltimore Detox Center, we know how to bring families affective by addiction closer together. Our intimate inpatient clinic treats alcohol, drug, heroin, opioid, meth, and other prescription drug addictions through dual diagnosis and other therapies. As the second free-standing detox center in the Baltimore area, we understand how addiction affects individuals and their families.
If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction and relationships, Baltimore Detox Center can help. Trust your comprehensive and compassionate care with our medical professionals. Learn more about our detox, rehabilitation, and family therapy programs today by calling us at 833.714.1575 or completing our online form. Don’t put recovery off for another day. Reach out to Baltimore Detox Center today.