kathy ireland® Recovery Centers


kathy ireland® Recovery Centers (ki®RC) utilizes evidence-based psychotherapeutic and medication approaches to treat people with substance use and co-occurring disorders. These evidence-based treatments are delivered during group counseling sessions, individual counseling sessions, and private appointments with highly-qualified and trained medical providers. While ki®RC staff will choose methods and techniques based on the individual needs of each client, the following types of therapies provide the person-centered behavioral and psychotherapeutic foundation for integrated treatment.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

ACT is a third-wave cognitive behavioral therapy that integrates mindfulness, acceptance, and committed and valued action as the way to deal with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. ACT utilizes the psychological flexibility model of therapy which targets six core processes of change. ACT has been researched in over 600 randomized controlled trials and has been found to effectively treat a wide variety of problems including but not limited to: depression and anxiety, substance use disorder, chronic pain, and many others. The goal is to help participants in treatment be able to step up to the challenges life brings in a way that doesn’t require elimination of negatively perceived thoughts and feelings.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

DBT is an extensively researched method of teaching behavioral skills that increase mindfulness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. DBT skills are a core part of the ki®RC treatment program because of the scope and breadth of application to the problems clients face. In other words, by teaching practical and evidence-based skills, clients are better able to problem solve and/or tolerate painful experiences in life without the need for drugs or alcohol. DBT provides a practical approach to balancing the need for clients to aim at total abstinence, while also planning their response should relapse occur.

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Seeking Safety

Seeking Safety is an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy that helps people with post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use disorder, or both. Seeking Safety is a manualized, skills-based approach that increases feelings of safety in relationships, behavior, and emotions, and helps clients feel capable of and comfortable with accessing community resources and support.

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Process-Based Therapy

Personalization of treatment planning based on a comprehensive analysis of the individual client’s history, context, values, and goals is a process-based approach that is unique. ki®RC utilizes manualized, evidence-based treatments in specific and personalized ways, tailored individual needs. Every client that attends ki®RC is a unique and valued human being who deserves the very best, custom-designed treatment available. There are many roads that lead to the problems associated with addiction, and there are at least as many roads that lead to recovery. Our goal is to find the path that works best for each client, and helps them reach the destination they envision for themselves.

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