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How is counseling part of a drug rehab program?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Big part

Counseling is very helpful in drug rehab.
With one on one therapy and even with group therapy it can enable the person who is addicted to recognize certain behavior patterns that are associated with repeated drug use and can suggest alterative behavior patterns to break this cycle.

In brief: Big part

Counseling is very helpful in drug rehab.
With one on one therapy and even with group therapy it can enable the person who is addicted to recognize certain behavior patterns that are associated with repeated drug use and can suggest alterative behavior patterns to break this cycle.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Emotional reasons

Rehab is not just about not allowing the patient to have alcohol.
Effective counseling tries to get to the root causes of the drinking, and helps the patient recognize what the triggers to drink are.12 Step programs can be very effective post-rehab, if they are well run.

In brief: Emotional reasons

Rehab is not just about not allowing the patient to have alcohol.
Effective counseling tries to get to the root causes of the drinking, and helps the patient recognize what the triggers to drink are.12 Step programs can be very effective post-rehab, if they are well run.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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