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Camino Recovery

The Five Powerful Benefits of EMDR Therapy

Developed by Francine Shapiro in 1987, EMDR is a psychotherapy treatment designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories and experiences. The goal of EMDR is to relieve an individual’s emotional distress, helping them to reconstruct negative beliefs and introjects, as well as reduce physiological symptoms.

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Camino Recovery

What are Happy Hormones and How Do They Help with Recovery?

Have you ever experienced a runner’s high? Or maybe you’ve sensed a rush after seeing something beautiful and exciting? Perhaps you’ve felt a deep warmth while snuggling up with your pet. These are all examples of “happy hormones” doing their job of performing little chemical dances inside your body and making you feel good about life.

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Depression

Navigating the Darkness: Seasonal Affective Disorder During Recovery

Do you lose energy as darkness shortens the daylight hours? Are you feeling sad and bluesy for no apparent reason? How does the lack of sunlight affect your mental well-being?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is associated with a chemical imbalance in the brain, triggered by reduced daylight hours and diminished sunlight exposure during winter.

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Depression

What is Rock Bottom?

Rock bottom is a metaphoric expression that stamps the lowest point in someone’s life, particularly when grappling with addiction. It represents a profound crisis where the pain caused by addiction becomes unbearable, and the person suffering reaches a breaking point.

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