Relationships with Substance Use/Dependence and Recovery
Understanding the nature and development of substance dependence is complicated and the challenges it brings to a relationship need to be understood and treated appropriately for the success of the relationship. We effectively address issues regarding substance use, abuse, and dependence. We support couples in their recovery by focusing on the recovery of the relationship and making sure that each person's feelings and experiences are respected and validated. We help couples understand the complexities of addiction and rebuild the lost attachment that is necessary for healthy dependence between partners.
Whether you may be questioning if the use of substances is a problem in your relationship or you and your partner are in already in recovery, we can help couples at any stage of the process. We incorporate effective treatments for couples who struggle with issues of addiction including the Gottman Method Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, the Enneagram, addiction education, neurobiology, and relapse prevention within the relationship.