In addition to traditional counseling and therapeutic methods, the center will offer highly experiential therapy specifically geared to dealing with issues of vulnerability, courage, shame and self-worth.
LUBBOCK, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2015
The Ranch at Dove Tree, a substance abuse treatment facility in Lubbock, has opened a new counseling center that will provide its clients with a variety of group and individual services. The center at 2401 20th Street will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nearly 20 professional counselors and therapists who make up the center’s staff will offer support services to help people with addictions to drugs, alcohol, food and sex, as well as trauma resolution, marital and family issues and stress reduction. The center also will serve individuals who suffer from co-existing illnesses, such as depression, anxiety and bi-polar disorder. In addition to traditional counseling and therapeutic methods, the center will offer highly experiential therapy specifically geared to dealing with issues of vulnerability, courage, shame and self-worth. The counseling center’s group services will be offered on different days of the week and different times in order to accommodate as many people as possible. The groups will focus on specific needs. These include:
- Young Men in Recovery, led by Jack Britton, a licensed professional counselor chemical dependency counselor. This group will encourage men aged 18-28 to challenge one another in their life choices and to provide feedback about identifying and responding to their issues.
- Eating Disorders and Self-Harm Group, led by Lauren Day, also a licensed professional counselor and chemical dependency counselor. Individuals and their loved ones will have an opportunity to gain education and insight about these addictions amidst the support of peers. The group is open to men and women over 18.
- Adolescent Support Group, led by Michael Vela, licensed clinical social worker and chemical dependency counselor. This group will assist teen-agers in various issues, including self-esteem, relationships, bullying, depression and anxiety. The group will provide help with coping skills and problem solving. It is open to teens 14-18 who are still in high school.
- Men’s All Addiction Recovery Group, led by Paul Loveless, licensed professional chemical dependency counselor. The group will focus on behavioral and substance addiction issues and will provide resources for recovery.
- LGBTQ Recovery Group is open to individuals 18 and over. Its purpose is to support and serve as an educational resource for sexual gender minorities seeking recovery from chemical or process addictions. The goal of the LGBTQ Recovery Group is to help individuals elicit their own support while also being able to support others; requires practice in setting boundaries and expectations of interpersonal relationship with fellow group members.
Kitty Harris, Executive Director at The Ranch at Dove Tree, feels that the addition of a counseling center supports the mission at The Ranch at Dove Tree. She adds, “The Ranch at Dove Tree believes that each individual who walks through our doors has a unique personality and set of needs. We recognize that each client’s treatment must be unique, individualized and tailored to their specific needs and goals in recovery. Our new counseling center will let us do just that – go one step further in making sure the needs of all members in our community are served according to their individual needs.”
About The Ranch at Dove Tree
The Ranch at Dove Tree is one of the nation's leaders of collegiate-focused drug addiction treatment and behavioral health comprehensive treatment with recovery resiliency services. The treatment center offers hope through two separate alcohol and drug programs, one for collegiate-aged men, women and their families, as well as one for other traditional adults. The facility provides individualized, skills-focused treatment for addiction based on evidence-based practices combined with the 12-Step foundational model for drug and alcohol rehab. The staff specializes in alcohol and drug addiction treatment with co-occurring issues, such as depression, anxiety, disordered eating and trauma. Founded in 2002, The Ranch at Dove Tree is privately owned and operated and licensed through the Texas Department of State Health Services to ensure high-quality standards are met and exceeded through our comprehensive treatment programs. For more information, visit http://www.ranchatdovetree.com or call 806.701.5321.