Why Experiential Therapy is Effective for Treating Addiction
Experiential therapy for addiction is an increasingly popular form of treatment offered at drug rehabs. But why is it so effective for treating addiction?
What Is Experiential Therapy & How Does It Aid Recovery?
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, […]
Experiential Therapy: What Is It & How It Can Help in Overcoming Addiction
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 […]