Additional mindful counselling techniques include:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) – a common form of “talk-therapy,” CBT helps individuals identify negative thoughts and behaviours and learn healthier skills and habits Facing Triggers Head On (FTHO) programme – we put you in situations during counselling to help you face fears, triggers and denials Awaking Impervious Minds (AIM) – an important step after using the FTHO method in ensuring your trigger awareness as well as body sensation mindfulness Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBST) – this practice is based on a 3-part “moment to moment” sensation awareness experience through the mind and body Sound bathing & sound healing via 1:1 counselling At The Dawn, we place a strong emphasis on getting to the root causes of the addiction.
Understanding underlying motivations and developing the core lifestyle skills of discipline and self-restraint are essential to avoid making the same mistakes in the future. These utilisation of different types of treatment methods allow clients to adopt a wide range of coping strategies and lower the chances of relapse. Additionally, they will come to better understand the reasons why they make certain decisions and how to be proactive in developing their own happiness.
The second pillar of The Dawn’s holistic treatment is our highly reputed wellness programme, which is designed to provide a positive sense of wellbeing and mental fortitude required for a better future. Instead of focusing purely on the addiction, our programme looks at the individual and his or her strengths and capabilities.
This particular focus has helped to set The Dawn apart from many other treatment centres. When mastered, each of these elements reduces the need for individuals to resort to addictive substances or behaviours that are detrimental to their health and wellbeing. Our wellness programme contains a number of holistic elements, each designed to increase the overall wellbeing. These well-rounded approach to wellness help clients become happier, healthier and more productive members of society. Key components of our wellness programme include: