Horse Power

Equine therapy

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The world can be divided into two kinds of people: horse people and non-horse people. The funny thing is, all horses are people horses. Also referred to as horse therapy or equine-assisted psychotherapy, equine therapy consists of direct interactions between people and horses. It is an evidence-based therapy that has shown efficacy in patients with depression, … Continued

The Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment

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 Power of Gratitude

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Gratitude is one of the most important qualities for happiness, acting as a gateway to a healthier emotional view of yourself and the world. People in recovery often struggle to practice gratitude, partly because it works entirely different muscles in the brain than active addiction. Like addiction, though, gratitude can be self-perpetuating. The regular practice … Continued

The Modalities of JourneyPure At The River

Addiction Treatment Nashville Rehab

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

Goat With The Flow

Yoga Therapy

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Last Saturday JourneyPure at The River partnered with Shenanigoats to put on Goat With The Flow, an outdoor yoga event.  We wanted to create a fun environment to learn more about our industry, bring value to the community, show people our River location while meeting others and have fun. Our team was looking to put … Continued

Jungian Dream Work at JourneyPure At The River

Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment Nashville TN

Thursday, November 30, 2017

JourneyPure At The River is well-known for its comfortable amenities and cutting-edge therapies, including adventure therapy and neurofeedback. But one of the most effective therapies offered as part of its professional women’s treatment program is Jungian dream work, which dates back nearly 100 years and has roots in pre-history. “All indigenous cultures used dreams for … Continued

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