Assertiveness

Be Assertive

Be Assertive

Speaking Your Truth in Your Life Emotional pain often leads us down the treacherous path of substance abuse. At least some of our emotional pain may stem from feeling like we don’t have a voice. We may feel pain around asking for what we want or need...

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Active Listening

A major component of treatment at the AToN Center is Assertiveness Training.  Poor communication can contribute to relational issues – which in turn can harmfully impact recovery.  A very basic skill that is often overlooked and underutilized is “active listening.”  Active listening can prevent miscommunication...

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AToN Center’s 6 Foundations of Recovery

In an effort to eliminate the presence of self-destructive and maladaptive behaviors, we subscribe to these basic principles:  AToN Center's 6 Foundations of Recovery:  1. Maintain motivation: AToN Center believes that motivation can be built rather than it needing to already exist prior...

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