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  • Practicing basic self-care
  • Building positive experiences
  • Cultivating Hope and Gratitude
  • Mindfulness techniques
  • Developing meaningful activity
  • Creating an optimal environment
  • Emotional regulation techniques
  • Education about co-occurring Substance Use and Mental Health
  • Effects of Drugs and Alcohol
  • Managing High Risk situations




At Midwest Recovery, we use an eclectic treatment approach, drawing from the following evidence-based therapies, approaches and clinical practices:

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

emphasizes balancing behavioral change, problem-solving, and emotional regulation with validation, mindfulness, and acceptance.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

looks at negative thinking patterns that lead to self-destructive actions.

The overall goal is that the client will gain awareness into their own ability to modify their thoughts, beliefs, and perceptions.

Motivational Interviewing

MI utilizes a non-confrontational, collaborative effort between therapist and client to spark motivation and initiate change. The counselor engages with the client to explore his/her feelings, including ambivalence about changing, and works to help the client find their own motivations.

Health Realization

‘The Three Principles’; Mind - the universal energy that animates all of life, the source of innate health and well-being. Consciousness - the ability to be aware of one's life. Thought - the power to think and thereby to create one's experience of reality. HR seeks to provide a pathway to well-being that does not depend on external circumstances.