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Art Therapy

Healing with the Arts Our goal at The Bridge to Recovery is to create different avenues toward healing, as everyone responds uniquely and has their own process for doing so. Harnessing the creative process to do that has proven very effective. Benefits of Art Therapy Learning how to tap into our creativity is a wonderful coping skills tool for the

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Body Movement

Body Movement Therapy is the use of movement to promote cognitive, emotional, social, and physical integration of the person. Body Movement Therapy at The Bridge to Recovery Dance therapy is most commonly associated with body movement therapies. However, for our purposes we have listed below the different types of body movement therapies we find most beneficial for our clients and

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Yoga Therapy

A review of studies published in Aging and Mental Health showed that of the techniques studied, yoga was one of the most effective against anxiety and depression, and was the longest lasting. Yoga for Every-body Yoga is a practice which includes breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific body postures. It has been proven to be beneficial to

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Boundary Building Work

bound·a·ry /bound(ə)rē/ noun a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line Understanding Boundaries  Life requires us to have personal boundaries, which are limits we set to protect our emotional and physical space. They can be very different from one person the next, and when healthy are designed to be impenetrable. Think of it like a glass

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Cathartic Work / Shame Reduction Work

Brené Brown, renowned author, educator, and speaker on trauma and shame defines shame as an: “Intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging.” At The Bridge to Recovery, we love this definition. We believe that shame defined in this manner is at the root of pain caused by our trauma.

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Self-Love Work

Understanding Self-Love Self-Love is the value we place in our own happiness and well-being. It can be drained or taken from us through negative or traumatic experiences; but, we can also grow it through action. Why Self-Love? Having love for self is extremely important for a number of reasons. Healthy levels of self-esteem: Helps to combat anxiety, depression, and other

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