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Our unique therapeutic approach combines the practice of holistic wellness with groundbreaking clinical research, and provides individuals with the tools for achieving both short-term and long-term recovery.
Our individualized staff to client ratio helps clients develop an interpersonal relationship with our staff as they provides guidance, offer support, and give individualized attention clients need as they are on their road to recovery.
In order to help individuals develop the future they deserve, Two Dreams treats the entire person as well as the disease of the addiction. We examine all areas of life to gain insight of the addiction in order to help prevent individuals from relapsing and establish and sustain mental peace, physical well-being, and personal productivity.
Our adult luxury residential addiction treatment center located in the recuperative setting of the Outer Banks, North Carolina. Here we encourage healthy habits by providing focused, ongoing therapy in an intimate, familial setting.
Our adult and adolescent outpatient treatment center near the heart of downtown Chicago. Here we provide clinically intensive group therapy sessions, individual and family therapy sessions, psychiatric assessments, pretreatment readiness assessments, and Suboxone maintenance.
Our adult outpatient treatment center in the historical Garden District of New Orleans, Louisana. Here we provide clinically intensive group therapy sessions, individual and family therapy sessions, and pretreatment readiness assessments.
Our drug rehab program provides individualized, clinically-luxurious care for those seeking recovery from substance use disorders.
We specialize in treating secondary disorders such as trauma, depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, and co-dependency.
We include a 12-step component into our seven dimensions of treatment and replace addictive mindsets with healthy, effective rituals based in group processing.
Our clinicians identify the cause of sleep disorders and introduce effective new habits to facilitate natural fatigue and healthy sleep.
We expose clients to unique indoor and outdoor activities, such as yoga, kayaking, and hiking in order to build self-esteem and achieve personal growth throughout treatment.
The aim of our mindfulness program is not relaxation or happiness, but freedom from the tendency to get drawn into automatic reactions, thoughts, feelings, and events.
We believe in helping our clients adopt a nutrition plan that is balanced in both quantity and content, and consists of moderate portions of natural foods.
We work with clients to help them recognize and clarify feelings, traumatic moments, and barriers to recovery by promoting emotional expression and fostering creativity.
Our dedicated admissions staff is here to walk you through the process.Please contact us anytime, day or night.
Andrea Grubb Barthwell, M.D., F.A.S.A.M., is the founder and CEO of Two Dreams. Dr. Barthwell is an internationally renowned physician that has been a pioneer in the field of addiction medicine within the American Addiction Society of Medicine (ASAM) and a contributor to the field of alcoholism and addiction treatment. She is a past president of ASAM, was awarded Fellow status, and is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Dr. Barthwell has been widely regarded by her peers as one of the “Best Doctors in America” in addiction medicine. President George W. Bush nominated and the United States Senate confirmed her to serve as Deputy Director for Demand Reduction in the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) from January 2002- July 2004.
Dr. Barthwell’s career has been as diverse and successful as the patients for whom she advocates. Her career has been comprised of a unique balance of research and practice, and reflects her steadfast commitment to merging scientific inquiry with the human side of addiction: Dr. Barthwell has combined involvement in governmental policy with community-based work in health-care organizations, as well as serving on a number of editorial boards of scientific journals and widely publishing her own research.
by Simon Tait
During his first couple of weeks sober, Simon Tait began journaling some of his immediate thoughts and experiences. Moving from rehab to outpatient treatment, the writing assignments at the latter challenged him to dig a little deeper into his twenty-year alcohol addiction and he enjoyed the process of channeling his truth to paper and sharing it, warts and all, with others at the center. Indeed, some of the counselors advised Simon to continue writing after his three months finished not least because his fellow classmates started to request copies of his submissions.
Continue writing about his addiction he did, only this time new content in a new format shared with a new audience. Simon started writing a memoir of his addiction, shifting between his descent into addiction, consequent struggles, eventual surrender and emergence from rehab into a “brain new world”. He shared his new writing project, titled Six Weeks Until Christmas, not with fellow alcoholics but with members of the Houston Writers Guild critique group on Saturday mornings. In doing so, he honed his writing skills with the teachings of published authors, educated some group members on addiction and created friendships that last to this day.
We feel very fortunate to be able to share Simon's writings with you, and hope you enjoy reading them over the next few weeks.
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