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JourneyPure Medical Director Dr. Stephen Loyd To Speak at LHC Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Dr. Stephen Loyd, Medical Director of JourneyPure’s services in Middle Tennessee, is scheduled to speak at the Nashville Health Care Council’s “LHC Lunch and Learn” event on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. A nationally recognized thought leader and clinician, Dr. Loyd has decades of experience in internal medicine, mental health, and substance abuse services. His background … Continued


Adolescent Therapist With CRC of Murfreesboro Focuses on Motivation to Counteract Difficulties of Growing Up

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

It doesn’t take an expert to realize that the transition of any kind can trigger stress. And there’s no bigger transition in life than the transition from childhood to adulthood. Cameron Carpenter, an LPC-MHSP with the Counseling & Relationship Center of Murfreesboro, says that his work with adolescents has shown him that many terms attached … Continued


Branches Counseling Center in Murfreesboro Offers Grief Recovery

Monday, November 5, 2018

Branches Counseling Center in Murfreesboro, Tenn. launched a grief recovery group to address issues of loss in the community. Led by Marlena Butler, a certified grief recovery specialist and clinical pastoral counselor, the eight-week program helps people work through their grief, embracing the pain rather than avoiding it. “That aim of the group is vastly … Continued


Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Treating Addiction

Friday, March 23, 2018

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral treatment used to treat addiction that was developed by Marsha Linehan in the 1980’s. DBT was initially developed to treat borderline personality disorder and has proven to be successful in helping clients to manage emotions, regulate suicidal thoughts and ultimately turn … Continued


What Happens to Your Smartphone During Treatment?

Thursday, February 22, 2018

A common misconception about entering addiction treatment is that your smartphone will be taken away immediately. This makes sense on its surface, since smartphones are many people’s first and most immediate connection to “the outside world,” that place where the addiction started. Smartphones also happen to be pretty “addictive” in and of themselves, pulling the … Continued


The Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

In 1999, the National Institute on Drug Abuse issued 13 principles of effective treatment for drug addiction, and these principles hold true today. Formulated after years of research, NIDA holds that the treatment of drug addiction has the best chance of long-term success if these principles are applied together, as opposed to more of a … Continued


The Modalities of JourneyPure At The River

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Monday, January 8, 2018

A treatment modality, also known as treatment method or treatment option, is the way in which a healthcare professional goes about guiding clients through their recovery. The Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches by Reid Hester and William Miller lists nearly 50 different types of addiction treatment modalities. At JourneyPure At The River, clients are treated through … Continued


Adventure Therapy at JourneyPure At The River: The Q & A

Adventure Addiction Therapy

Monday, December 18, 2017

A form of experiential therapy that dates back to the early 1900s, adventure therapy has proven to be an effective therapeutic approach during addiction recovery. It can be used to treat depression, childhood trauma, anxiety, and anger management, with benefits that include emotional healing, team-building, and improvement of fine motor skills and coordination. Keoni Enlow, … Continued


When ED and Substance Abuse Co-Occur

Eating Disorder Treatment

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Many people with ED—eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia nervosa, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), binge eating disorder—show a tendency toward substance abuse disorders, requiring a special level of diagnosis and treatment. In the groundbreaking 2003 study by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, Food For Thought: Substance Abuse … Continued


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