Behind an individual’s addiction to alcohol are negative thoughts, beliefs and intense emotions that strengthen that substance’s hold over their life. Behavioral therapy addresses these and helps people break free from alcohol addiction and pursue recovery.
At Gateway Foundation in Caseyville, IL, we utilize behavioral therapy and other evidence-based clinical services to help you heal from the mental and emotional impact of addiction.
Behavioral therapy is based on the idea that thoughts, feelings and behaviors don’t depend on outside stimuli like situations, people or events. Even if you’re unable to change your circumstances, you can still change how you react to them. Accordingly, behavioral therapists work with clients to change how they feel and behave so they don’t turn to alcohol to cope.
In treating alcohol addiction, behavioral therapy offers many benefits:
Break free from the thoughts and behaviors that have kept you trapped in alcohol addiction. We invite you to contact us to learn how we use behavioral therapy and our other evidence-based practices to create an environment of care and healing.