WHAT WE TREAT | FAMILIES
Family Counseling is a vital component of successfully addiction treatment. Addiction has been shown to disrupt the entire family not just the user. Studies indicate that recovery outcomes are greatly increased when a patient has family involvement. At Ashwood Recovery we incorporate family involvement to better meet the needs of our clients. Spouses, siblings, parents, children or even close friends are welcome and encouraged to participate in the recovery process. Addiction is a family disease. Many family members describe feeling responsible, helpless, angry and confused when they first attend our family groups. After some involvement many report feelings of relief, acceptance and hope regarding their loved ones addiction.
At Ashwood Recovery we are invested in the family program as a pivotal part of the treatment and recovery process. It is our belief that families must be given the opportunity to heal and develop the tools necessary to successfully negotiate the tenuous dynamic changes that take place during recovery. We believe that addiction is a family disease and recovery is a process of family healing.