Family Addiction Counseling, Bridgeport, CT
Substance abuse doesn’t only affect those with an addiction. It also can take a significant toll on family and loved ones. If you’re trying to overcome struggles with substance abuse or a family member is concerned about a loved one who you believe needs help, you should contact one of our family counseling specialists in Bridgeport, CT.
The professionals at New Era Rehabilitation in Bridgeport, CT, are licensed professionals with the expertise not only to assist those seeking help to break free of the clutches of substance abuse but also to aid family members and couples who are looking for an avenue to help their loved one receive the care and information they can’t find on their own.
Battling substance abuse is a lonely, frightening, and frustrating experience for the one with the addiction and also for the family who doesn’t know how to help. Both can quickly become victims of the same disorder, even if the affliction varies in degrees.
At New Era Rehabilitation, you’ll find a safe, discreet facility staffed with professionals that want nothing more than to provide a caring and understanding environment to those in need of recovery. We want to provide you and your family, and also couples with the tools to free yourselves from the pain of addiction while restoring hope and joy.
If you or your family, or your partner is ready for more information regarding family therapy and couples counseling, call our direct number – 203-372-3333 – to discuss options with a Family & Marriage/Couples Counseling specialist.
The Importance of Family Counseling for Drug Addiction
If you choose New Era for your recovery needs, we’ll work with you and your family to develop a treatment plan that is specific to your current situation and takes into account both your struggles and also the impacts those struggles have had on your family, creating and showcasing the importance of family involvement in any form of family counseling.
Sometimes, during the initial consultation, it becomes evident that family participation in the recovery process isn’t just important; it may be critical. No one turns to substances to self-medicate for the same reasons. Each person’s situation is unique, and treatment and therapy will help reveal the major issues behind the reliance on substances.
However, because each person’s addiction story is unique, so is their recovery story. If an aspect of family life, whether it be something recent or in the past, has contributed to the substance disorder, then family counseling may be a key component in a successful recovery.
The goal isn’t to render judgment or blame, nor should any family member go into family counseling in a defensive posture. Each person who succumbs to substance misuse has to take responsibility for where they’re at to truly move on from the addiction’s hold over them. That doesn’t mean other things should be avoided if they help to heal.
As part of the recovery process, family counseling can help heal a family that’s been negatively affected by substance abuse.
A family that can be open, honest, understanding, and empathetic can heal through communication and forgiveness. This can also lead to the family becoming the ultimate support network for those in recovery.
Programs in New Era Family Counseling & Couples Counseling in Bridgeport, CT
Those who enter our recovery program & couples counseling here in Bridgeport, CT will have will usually have a family counseling & marriage therapy treatment plan that involves one or more of the following programs:
In addition to those, family counseling & couples counseling, if feasible, is always highly encouraged. With family counseling & marriage therapy, everyone involved may see benefits that include:
- Re-established and improved communication between family members, as well as spouses.
- Honesty and openness were where dishonesty and hiding had taken root.
- Respect for boundaries, but also understanding boundaries can change as the recovery process continues.
- Improved patience and empathy towards all members and couples.
- Greater love, joy, and forgiveness
Family and marriage counseling can be a life-changing aspect of the recovery process for the entire family and your relationship with your partners.
Recovery for All Family Members & Partners Involved
If you’re dealing with substance abuse issues and have reached the point where you want or know you need help, you’ve already taken your first step to recovery. If you’re part of a family or a relationship seeking information on how they can help a loved one in need of help to win their fight with addiction, you’ve also taken a huge first step in getting them the care they need.
Seeking out help from a center like New Era Rehabilitation in Bridgeport, CT, is the best way to get the information you need. More importantly, get the help and guidance everyone involved needs to make a recovery and long-term sobriety a reality.
We’re ready to assist with the recovery process whenever you’re ready. Once you receive our free consultation, we’ll formulate a recovery treatment plan that:
- Cares for the harm the addiction has caused
- Brings to light the reasons behind the addiction and determines if other issues, like co-occurring disorders, may be contributing factors
- Encourages family involvement during all aspects of the treatment process
We firmly believe that following this basic outline will set everyone on the best, most effective path to overcoming addiction, healing wounds, restoring hope and love, and enjoying long-term sobriety.
Contact Us in Bridgeport, CT, For Family & Couple Counseling Plans
Families or a partner are a critical part of recovery for anyone attempting to win their battle with substance abuse. At New Era Rehabilitation in Bridgeport, we highly encourage families and spouses to be supportive of loved ones going through treatment and actively engage in family counseling & couple therapy, when feasible, to help mend any rifts that may have occurred due to the problems that come with addiction.
Contact us today with any questions you may have. Families and couples benefit from our help, too.