Our mental health and addiction treatment centers offer a blend of traditional and alternative addiction therapy programs so that you can find the approaches that best support your recovery.

Our Addiction Therapy Programs

Therapies offered at each treatment center vary and are based on clinical need and length of stay. Some may require an additional charge. Please call our recovery advisors at  1.713.528.3709 for the most current list of addiction therapy programs available at a particular treatment center and to find out if any treatments may incur an additional cost.

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Group Therapy & Counseling

Group therapy approaches may include support groups, psychoeducational groups, skills development groups and relapse prevention groups, among others. Substance abuse and mental health issues can lead to isolation. Reconnecting to a group or community can help reduce isolation and facilitate the development of essential recovery skills.

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Interpersonal Therapy

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Mindfulness Groups

Group therapy approaches may include support groups, psychoeducational groups, skills development groups and relapse prevention groups, among others. Substance abuse and mental health issues can lead to isolation. Reconnecting to a group or community can help reduce isolation and facilitate the development of essential recovery skills.

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12 Steps and 12-Step Alternatives

Group therapy approaches may include support groups, psychoeducational groups, skills development groups and relapse prevention groups, among others. Substance abuse and mental health issues can lead to isolation. Reconnecting to a group or community can help reduce isolation and facilitate the development of essential recovery skills.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) teaches people to recognize moods, thoughts and situations that may contribute to destructive behaviors. A therapist trained in cognitive behavioral therapy techniques helps you explore self-defeating thoughts that are so often at the root of distressing emotional and mental conditions.

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Individual Therapy & Counseling

One-on-one counseling sessions provide an opportunity for you to more intensely focus on specific issues and discuss difficulties you’re not yet ready to bring to group therapy. You’ll also develop a trusting relationship with your therapist. Individual therapy helps you learn about your moods, feelings, thoughts and behaviors.

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Relapse Prevention Therapy

During relapse prevention planning, you’ll learn to identify specific high-risk situations, skills for coping with them and how to care for yourself in a way that guards against relapse. Other goals of relapse prevention are learning how to adopt a balanced lifestyle, positive behaviors and stimulus control techniques.

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Substance Abuse & Addiction Assessment

Using a full spectrum of assessments, we evaluate and shape the treatment approaches that are best suited to you. Based on the results, we’ll create a tailor-made treatment plan, which is revisited and adjusted as we learn more about your needs.

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Somatic Experiencing

Somatic Experiencing, also known as somatic therapy, is a body-oriented approach to treating trauma. It is based on the assumption that human beings have an innate ability to overcome the effects of trauma. Somatic Experiencing restores self-regulation and returns a sense of aliveness, wholeness and relaxation to trauma survivors.

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Psychiatry & Medication Management

Our psychiatric teams approach your treatment from a holistic standpoint. If you’re experiencing anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions, we’ll work with you to determine if research-backed medications are appropriate and teach you about potential side effects as well as how to properly manage your medication.

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Fitness & Conditioning

Fitness is a key part of healing the body, relieving stress and anxiety, and practicing healthy lifestyle changes that you can continue after you leave treatment. You’ll have regular opportunities to engage in fitness activities while attending treatment.

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Aftercare Planning

We’ll work closely with you and your family and/or referring therapist to facilitate a smooth transition back into everyday life after treatment. From sober living arrangements to resources for therapy, support groups and medical care, we’ll work with you to make sure you are well-positioned for the next stage of recovery.

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Spiritual Care

Our clients not only recover physically, but also emotionally and spiritually. We support your spiritual journey in recovery through whatever means most resonate with you. Whether this is 12-step groups, 12-step alternatives, mindfulness, time in nature or other routes, you’ll find ways to experience spirituality that enrich your recovery and your life.

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Meditation Services

Mindfulness meditation is the evidence-based practice of focusing attention on your breathing and internal body sensations. The practice of mindfulness can be extended beyond traditional meditation to include walking meditation, mindful eating, body scans and other activities that bring you back to the present moment.

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Yoga

Yoga is the ancient discipline of joining the physical self with the spiritual self. By engaging in postures, or “asanas,” yoga helps you strengthen, align and tone your body. Increased blood flow during yoga also helps flush toxins from the body. Yoga’s meditative element helps bring emotional balance, while deep breathing calms the mind.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a highly effective, evidence-based psychotherapy used for treating borderline personality disorder, anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol abuse, and a wide variety of other mental health issues.

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Equine Therapy

Facilitated by a trained equine-assisted therapy instructor, equine therapy offers direct, regular contact with horses. Equine therapy may decrease hostility and feelings of anger, lower stress levels, increase trust, improve self-esteem, and provide a greater sense of patience.

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Psychodrama Therapy

Psychodrama can help you improve relationships and communication skills, overcome grief and loss, restore confidence and well-being, enhance life skills and learning, express feelings in a supportive and safe environment, and experiment with new ways of thinking and behaving.

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Nutrition Counseling

Nutritional counseling helps you learn how to make nourishing food choices, which is important in achieving a healthy lifestyle in recovery. Foods that are high in nutrients can help rebuild damaged tissues and organs and improve functioning of the nervous and gastrointestinal systems.

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EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a trauma-focused therapy that uses non-invasive bilateral stimulation of the eyes to help you reprocess difficult memories and emotions and develop healthier perspectives. Many people suffering from issues like trauma who haven’t responded to other approaches have improved with EMDR therapy.

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Art Therapy

Art therapy is useful for expressing feelings that are hard to verbalize. It can help you resolve issues, identify and manage feelings, and improve awareness and self-esteem. Art therapy uses traditional forms of art, such as painting in oils or acrylics, watercolors, drawing, photography, sculpture and other types of visual art expression.

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The Daring WayTM

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a trauma-focused therapy that uses non-invasive bilateral stimulation of the eyes to help you reprocess difficult memories and emotions and develop healthier perspectives. Many people suffering from issues like trauma who haven’t responded to other approaches have improved with EMDR therapy.

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Grief & Bereavement Counseling

The emotional pain of death, divorce or other major loss can be debilitating. Sometimes you need more than outpatient counseling to begin to heal. This is especially critical if grief has led to unhealthy coping mechanisms like substance abuse or other destructive behaviors. Grief counseling may take place in individual therapy or groups.

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Family Therapy

Family therapy helps you and your loved ones improve communication, resolve conflicts and learn how to best support one another in recovery. As clinically appropriate, our programs offer family therapy via phone or in person. Family therapy may include all or some family members or other significant people in your life.

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Massage

People in the early stages of recovery often feel a disconnection between mind and body. Therapeutic massage can help bridge that gap, providing a sense of deep relaxation, alleviating pain and increasing alertness. Massage also reduces the stress hormone cortisol which can help ease anxiety, depression, agitation and cravings.

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Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of psychotherapy that helps people accept the difficulties that come with life. A form of mindfulness-based therapy, ACT theorizes that by overcoming negative thoughts and feelings, you can achieve greater well-being.

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Social Advocacy Skills

People who are recovering from mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, stress disorders and trauma often lack self-esteem and feel that they have lost their “voice.” They may have become so accustomed to living in a prolonged state of pain or fear or numbing themselves with drugs and alcohol.

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Seeking Safety & PTSD Therapy

Seeking Safety is an evidence-based treatment approach developed specifically for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse. Addressing a range of cognitive, behavioral and interpersonal domains, you’ll learn practical tools to avoid relapse, cope with inevitable stressors, and restore ideals that may have been lost during your struggle.

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Medicine Wheel

Sometimes known as the Sacred Hoop, the medicine wheel has been used for health and healing by generations of various Native American tribes. Each direction represents different aspects of health and the cycles of life. The medicine wheel is often a place of meditation or prayer and is integrated into treatment as a means to enhance spirituality.

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Women’s Empowerment

Sometimes known as the Sacred Hoop, the medicine wheel has been used for health and healing by generations of various Native American tribes. Each direction represents different aspects of health and the cycles of life. The medicine wheel is often a place of meditation or prayer and is integrated into treatment as a means to enhance spirituality.

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Motivational Interviewing Techniques & Therapy

This goal-oriented, empathetic therapeutic technique encourages you to look objectively at your choices and behaviors with the help of a therapist. Instead of a hierarchical therapeutic relationship, in motivational interviewing, the therapist serves as a collaborator. Together you’ll come up with solutions to current challenges and build resiliency.

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The Four Agreements

Sometimes known as the Sacred Hoop, the medicine wheel has been used for health and healing by generations of various Native American tribes. Each direction represents different aspects of health and the cycles of life. The medicine wheel is often a place of meditation or prayer and is integrated into treatment as a means to enhance spirituality.

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Sex Addiction & Intimacy Therapy

People who struggle with drug or alcohol addiction may also have problematic behaviors around sex and intimacy. We offer specialized groups for those with sex addictions, relationship issues and intimacy disorders led by experts in this area.

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Mindfulness Relapse Prevention

This approach blends the benefits of mindfulness meditation with cognitive behavioral therapy tools to help you manage thoughts and behaviors to guard against relapse. Relapse happens long before one picks up a drink or a drug and this group helps you learn to take action before you reach for a substance.

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Labyrinth

A labyrinth is a path for personal or psychological transformation. It’s typically a maze-like structure comprised of rocks. Walking through the labyrinth has a different meaning for different people. For some, it is used as a walking meditation. Others find it allows them to become closer to their higher power or to explore inner parts of themselves.

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Crisis Intervention

Promises Malibu Vista has crisis intervention specialists on hand around the clock to help clients who may be having emotional or angry outbursts or desiring to leave treatment early.

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Social Skills & Coping Skills Training

Clients who have struggled with mental health issues often need to develop or relearn social skills as well as acquire effective coping skills. We provide social skills training in an accepting, same-sex environment and teaches you to draw upon healthy coping skills during stressful situations.

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Music Therapy

Music therapy is an established, board certified health care modality that utilizes music to achieve therapeutic goals for a range of clients with various diagnoses. The therapist uses music to address a client’s social, emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual needs.

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Recovery Fitness

Recovery Fitness is a complete health and wellness program that uses evidence-based approaches to build strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, coordination and other elements of fitness.

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Stress Management Therapy

While stress is a part of life, it can be difficult to cope with it effectively. When in recovery from drug or alcohol abuse or managing mental health conditions, stress that goes unattended can be overwhelming and is often among the factors that precipitate relapse. We teach you how to effectively manage stress without compulsive behaviors.

Find Help Through Addiction Therapy Treatment Centers

Promises is proud to provide a variety of addiction therapy programs for clients. Our addiction therapy treatment centers offer clients a safe space to heal and recovery from their struggles. Contact Promises Treatment Centers today by calling 1.713.528.3709. Begin with behavioral health therapy centers to recieve the care you need. Our team is here to help!