Gateway Foundation Dual Recovery From Trauma and Addiction

Dual Recovery From Trauma and Addiction

There’s a strong correlation between trauma and addiction. Learn why you or a loved one should immediately seek help for both issues to experience dual recovery. What is Trauma? Trauma can occur following any highly stressful or life-threatening event. Traumatic events can fall into several categories including, natural disasters like earthquakes or hurricanes, man-made catastrophes…

Gateway Foundation Seeking Safety - Trauma and Substance Abuse Treatment

Seeking Safety Therapy

What is Seeking Safety? Seeking Safety quickly and effectively addresses the root causes of substance use disorders, and helps people feel safe immediately. It is an evidence-based practice with proven results for treating substance use disorders and trauma that is both flexible and empowering. Group and individual treatment using Seeking Safety is present-focused, and does not require clients to…

Gateway Foundation What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)? Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was originated in response to a need for improved treatment of individuals with borderline personality disorder. However, the application of DBT has since expanded to treating people with a variety of mental health or substance use disorders. DBT was modified from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to place emphasis on…

Gateway Foundation What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)? The concept of “I think therefore I am” illustrates the importance of thought as an essential component of our very existence. What is cognitive behavioral therapy? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based practice that focuses on how thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes affect feelings and behavior. In other words, how…

Gateway Foundation Twelve Step Facilitation

Twelve Step Facilitation

What is Twelve Step Facilitation? Recovery is a lifelong journey, and Gateway Foundation assists all patients during their treatment stay to pack a tool kit and draw a map to keep recovery on track. Twelve Step Facilitation (TSF) is an evidence-based curriculum demonstrated through much research, including the eight-year multi-site Project MATCH post-treatment outcome study, to be effective in significantly reducing subsequent…

Gateway Foundation Evidence Based Practices for Evidence Based Treatment

Evidence Based Practices

Treatment That Works Gateway Foundation focuses on providing the most effective addiction therapies and clinical approaches throughout an individual’s substance abuse treatment; this includes the use of evidence-based practices. Evidence-based practices are treatments that integrate professional research and clinical expertise to achieve the best outcome for each individual. Gateway Foundation is a recognized leader in…

Gateway Foundation Mindfulness Based Sobriety

Mindfulness Based Sobriety

What is Mindfulness Based Sobriety (MBS)? Mindfulness Based Sobriety provides a safety net for recovery. Mindfulness Based Sobriety (MBS) is an integration of mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and clinical psychologist Alan Marlatt’s research on relapse prevention. What are the Benefits of Mindfulness Based Sobriety? Patients often have the impression that experiencing triggers to relapse is somehow a…

Wellness Wednesday: Gateway Foundation Swansea Adds Free Acupuncture Service, acupuncture swansea

Free Acupuncture at Swansea

Gateway Foundation Swansea is now officially offering acupuncture every Tuesday evening as part of its regular addiction treatment programming. Dr. Eric Waltemate will provide free acupuncture to every patient who signs up. What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice that has gained popularity in the United States over the past decade. Historians believe the practice originated in…