CBT vs. The Twelve Steps for the treatment of addiction

I have been noticing a lot of criticism lately concerning Alcoholics Anonymous and Bill W’s “Twelve Steps” as a treatment model for the disease of addiction. Does it work? How Does it work? Is it appropriate that having a disease somehow deems you qualified to treat that disease? These were all questions that intrigued me so I started to do …

Mental Health Stigma In Todays Society

Picture this: you wake up one morning and everything hurts. You feel tired, unmotivated, and very concerned about what could possibly be wrong with you. Certain of the idea that you are gravely ill you make an appointment to see your trusted primary care physician. After a thorough exam the doctor sits you down and you brace yourself for the …

Embridge Counseling Services

Help is closer than you think… Embridge Counseling Services provides weekly therapy in homes, foster homes, schools, child care settings, and other community settings. Offering interventions such as structural, strategic, solution focused, cognitive behavioral, play therapy, art, narrative and psychoanalytic. These services are in place to improve the individual/family’s functioning in the home and community. Eliminating these behaviors are our …