Clients receive guidance from their addiction counselors at least once every 2 weeks. During these sessions they are taught how to process the events of their past that lead up to their addiction.
The social workers aim to support change, problem solving and empowerment of the individual. The holistic services rendered by the social workers focusses on enhancing the social functioning, self-determination, collective responsibility and over all well-being of the individual.
These groups are topical and sheds light on how to deal with various situations and emotional states. Groups are also used to confront destructive thought processes in clients and serves to guide them in the right direction.
Classes are topical or educational in their nature. They provide the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight from those who have walked a similar road.
Life plans serve as a directional tool for both the client and their family/sponsor in order to help with the reintegration process and possible obstacles they may face.
These are day-to-day tasks like working in the vegetable garden, kitchen, cleaning their rooms and facilities, and helping on fixing minor maintenance issues etc.
This is presented by Psychologists and Psychology master students form the NWU. Schema deals with existing mindsets (Schemas) that form due to life experiences that taint our perspective on life in a negative way.
CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
CBT deals with intercepting the thought processes following an event or trigger that may lead to negative/destructive decision making.
This is a creative method of expression used to engage with a variety of appropriate therapeutic themes. This aids in non-verbal expression and assists in greater insight of underlying processes and emotions. Proven to the enhance self-awareness, self- esteem and emotional resilience.
Sports and exercise help with frustration and relaxation. Also helps with team building and forming social relationships
Celebrate Recovery 12 Steps Program
This part of the program is based on the 12 Steps of AA and NA. It offers the same steps, dealing with a person’s denial concerning their condition and also takes a look at the origin of those issues during the Inventory process. It also includes the Serenity prayer and offers additional biblical content.
Here the client takes a closer look at some limiting and destructive thinking patterns that are common to people in addiction. They also get introduced to the corrective principles so the client can effectively work on them.