Family Therapy Evanston

Counseling and Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Family therapy is an excellent technique to help you recover from drug and alcohol addiction. Our counseling sessions can help you and your family understand one another, set boundaries, highlight issues, and repair your relationship following substance abuse.

Family Therapy Evanston: Find The Help You Need

Many therapy programs fail to recognize the importance of family when the patient is receiving treatment for substance abuse. However, at CRC, we support and educate families through every step of the recovery process. We aim to guide families and help them understand the recovery journey as their loved one attends evidence-based treatment options.

Our family therapy sessions provide you with a calm platform to speak with your family members and have your voice heard while also offering you a place to learn how to listen and effectively process emotions. During family therapy with CRC, a trained therapist gently guides the conversation to enable everyone to examine the specific dynamics and roles within the family unit and help each individual identify behavioral patterns. Discovering what is at the core of those patterns can be extremely beneficial for long-term healing and recovery.

Benefits of Family Therapy in Evanston, IL

Through counseling, family therapy sessions in Evanston with Chicago Rehab Center can tremendously help you benefit during your recovery in several ways and educate, guide, and support your families. During family therapy, you will learn how to:

  • Create healthy boundaries with family members
  • Build and maintain coping skills
  • Learn how to communicate with family members effectively
  • Improve problem-solving skills
  • Learn anger management skills
  • Establish a deeper sense of empathy
  • Improve mental health

Other areas we service for family therapy include:

Evanston | Chicago | Northbrook | Winnetka | Arlington Heights | Hinsdale | Wilmette

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CRC Institute: Family Therapy Evanston

At CRC, our goal is to create lasting changes towards recovery. We do not believe that you need to be “fixed.” During treatment, we work with both patients and families to support a long-term continuum of care that lasts well after patients move on from our structured services and support.

Family Therapy Evanston: Modern Recovery Therapies for Substance Abuse

In addition to Chicago IOP treatment, clients receive a variety of evidence-based therapies customized to their needs:
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Our goals at CRC are:

  • Help you heal your mind, body, and soul through a variety of effective treatments and therapies
  • Provide state-of-the-art care to help you during your healing process
  • Teach you tools to cope with life’s challenges in a healthy way
  • Help you to feel empowered and confident in your life
  • Help you gain awareness and insight into your specific triggers
  • Address any co-occurring mental health conditions
  • Treat not just yourself as an individual but also address your relationships with family members and loved ones
  • Offer you collaborative therapy and treatment during your recovery

Our medical and wellness teams provide patients with a truly singular experience through respect, kindness, and compassion that promotes ease and tranquility.

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Book an appointment today with our team to see how our many offerings, such as yoga classes, can help you on your journey toward holistic health.

Why Choose CRC Institute for Family Therapy in Evanston

In order to heal from a chronic condition, one thing has to change — everything. This journey towards health and wellness is different for every individual, but the two elements that are always involved include connection and magic. In order to achieve these two treatment components, our counseling and therapies at CRC Institute include:

Our board-certified and licensed medical team goes to extraordinary lengths to fully and comprehensively evaluate all of your concerns, needs, medical history, and specific goals for treatment. Our unique combination of therapy, treatment clinical modalities, and outpatient programs have consistently proven to help you overcome and heal from substance abuse for a successful long-term recovery.

About CRC Addiction Treatment Center

CRC Institute is home to the industry’s most stimulating and successful programming for an evidence-based personalized approach to substance abuse treatment and health optimization that facilitates whole-person healing. Our treatment and wellness team consists of the best doctors, clinicians, and holistic practitioners in their field.

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Family Therapy Evanston: Frequently Asked Questions

This is usually left to the discretion of the family. Children can often provide an honest response to their loved one’s issues with substance abuse. However, some families prefer to leave their children at home with a babysitter.
There is no right way to prepare for family therapy. However, some clients find it useful to note what they want to discuss beforehand as a reminder. Likewise, if you are bringing children to the session, you may also want to prepare them ahead of time.
Studies have shown that family therapy is an excellent way to improve communication within the family dynamic, draw attention to and alleviate negative behavioral patterns, and resolve issues that have caused a strain on family life.
While family therapy in Evanston at CRC is usually beneficial for all involved, there is a possibility that the session can unsettle an individual’s defenses, causing them to react negatively or withdraw from the family.