man participates in art therapy for addiction

Art Therapy for Addiction

In the broadest terms, “art” is a form of communication. Art is an expression of thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and observations, no matter what form it takes. Art is music, dancing, painting, drawing, pottery, sewing, photography, sculpting, poetry—it is all-encompassing. At Westwind Recovery®, we understand that sometimes it can be difficult to find the words to…

a person explores the different types of therapy

What Type of Therapy Is Best for Me?

“Therapy” is a broad term to describe a treatment system that has multiple components. Therapy is most commonly associated with psychotherapy or “talk” therapy, but this is only one of many therapeutic approaches. The main goal of therapy is to relieve emotional distress and other symptoms associated with mental health conditions, including substance use disorders.…

two people participate in a music therapy program

Coping Skills You Learn During Music Therapy

Music has been used as a tool for healing throughout history. Music therapy uses the natural mood-enhancing properties of music to help improve mental health and overall well-being. The psychological impacts of music are powerful and far-reaching, and a music therapy program has become renowned as a highly effective treatment for numerous mental health disorders…