EMDR

Eye Movement Therapy for Addiction

While you’re probably aware of the benefits of acupuncture, massage, and fitness during addiction recovery, one of the lesser-known holistic addiction therapies offered by AToN Center is eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Founded by Dr. Francine Shapiro, EMDR therapy uses eye movements to help clients recover from the traumatic experiences that can have a …

 Depression and anxiety are the chief areas that one addresses when entering a high quality residential treatment facility.  At AToN Center, we specialize in using multiple evidence-based approaches to help our residents. Depression and anxiety are chief among the host of emotions that one typically suffers from when using or abusing drugs or alcohol. The …

Many individuals admitted for substance abuse treatment have experienced significant trauma which may have caused disturbing thoughts, feelings and/or memories but didn’t seek help or even know that they had been traumatized by the experience.  Instead, they turned to substance abuse or process addictions (e.g., sex, shopping, gambling, gaming, food, etc.) as a way to …