Experiential therapy for addiction is an increasingly popular form of treatment offered at drug rehabs. But why is it so effective for treating addiction?
Experiential therapy is a technique that uses expressive activities or tools, such as props, arts and crafts, guided imagery, role-playing, or music, to re-experience or reenact emotional situations from current and past relationships. When focused on activities, the patients begin to identify emotions that can be associated with self-esteem and disappointment. With a trained therapist, […]
What is Experiential Therapy? As its name suggests, experiential therapy involves actions, movements, and activities rather than the more traditional “talk therapy.” Developed in the 1970s, experiential therapy is a therapeutic approach that encourages clients to identify and address deep rooted issues and traumas through activities such as guided imagery, role-play, and a range of […]