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Therapy Specialist

Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitations located in Fort Street Mall and China Town, Honolulu, HI

Drug and alcohol abuse affects your physical, social, emotional, and psychological well-being. Therapy is one of the most effective treatments for recovery from drug and alcohol abuse. To address the emotional and psychological toll of a drug or alcohol problem, the team at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. in Honolulu, Hawaii, offers comprehensive counseling and therapy services. This includes inpatient and outpatient therapy, as well as prescription psychiatric medication. Call the office in downtown Honolulu or schedule a consultation online today.

Therapy Q & A

What is therapy?

Therapy, also known as psychotherapy, is a treatment that aims to improve your mental and emotional well-being. There are many reasons people seek therapy. 

At Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc., the team provides therapy for those struggling with drug and alcohol abuse. Many people that struggle with drugs or alcohol also suffer from mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety.

These mental health conditions affect how you feel, think, and behave. 

Many people with mental health problems turn to drugs or alcohol to “treat” their mental health symptoms. Additionally, drugs and alcohol alter the structure of the brain, leading to mental health problems that affect mood and behavior. 

What are the benefits of therapy?

For drug and alcohol addiction, therapy is one of the most effective treatments that leads to long-term recovery. Therapy at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. offers many benefits to support your drug and alcohol recovery, such as:

  • Changing your attitude towards your drug or alcohol use.
  • Modifying your behavior related to your drug or alcohol use
  • Helping you make lifestyle changes to support lifelong recovery
  • Providing support during difficult times

The goal of therapy at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. is to improve how you think, feel, and behave so you can live your life feeling happy and content without drugs or alcohol.

What can I expect during therapy?

The specifics of your therapy at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. depend on your unique physical, emotional, and psychological needs. The team takes an integrative approach to care, focusing on your whole-body health, not just your disease.

When designing your therapy plan, they take into consideration your body, mind, and soul. This approach promotes overall healing and well-being. Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. offers both inpatient and outpatient therapy to manage drug and alcohol abuse.

The team may use various techniques to support your recovery, such as:

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

CBT is a form of therapy that teaches you how to recognize and change the unhealthy thoughts and behaviors that lead to your drug or alcohol abuse.

Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT)

With REBT, your therapist teaches you how to recognize negative thoughts and create strategies that prevent you from falling into self-defeating behaviors. 

12-step therapy

12-step therapy is a form of group therapy.

Medication management

Your therapy at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. may also include addiction or psychiatric medication. 

To learn more about therapy at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc., call the office or book online today.