Our Approach | Non 12 Step Rehab

Non 12 Step Rehab

 

AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE TRADITIONAL 12 STEP PARADIGM

The Sanctuary offers a holistic program for addiction treatment, trauma resolution, codependency and co-occurring disorders. Our process is a completely integrated program designed to work simultaneously on healing and integrating the mind, body, soul and spirit.

 

Our experience and research shows that recovery is not a “one size fits all” process. While 12 step programs work for some, they do not work for everyone. Some people go as far as they can in a 12 step program, but they are still not well. They hit a wall or find themselves in the cycle of relapse. Sometimes, they simply reach the point where they are ready to go deeper in pursuit of their health and wellness and to take their lives to the next level.

Limiting Beliefs

The 12 steps are based on the belief that a person cannot recover from an addiction, codependency or other co-occurring disorders. We believe people can.

 

The 12 steps are based on powerlessness over a person, place or thing. Powerlessness creates fear of taking the first drink/drug. Fear may be a motivator in early recovery, but it often proves to be ineffective in the long term. Fear and powerlessness are limiting and constricted mental states, and neuroscience supports that prolonged fear and stress hinder recovery and limit human potential.

 

12 Step programs have become synonymous with the disease model. The disease model keeps one stuck in the past, reliving old patterns, being a victim and living in hypervigilance. In fact, the majority of the addiction treatment industry is based on the premise that you will need to manage your symptoms for the rest of your life. 12 Step programs do not address the neuroscience or mind/body connection. They are not holistic, and they do not focus on the underlying issues or resolving trauma.

Important Distinction

Non 12 step addiction recovery does not mean anti 12 step. We endorse whatever support system will help a person to recover and stay recovered. Support groups provide community and fellowship. The Sanctuary is strongly rooted in the belief that everyone needs the support community, particularly people who are suffering from addiction, codependency, anxiety, depression and PTSD. We help our clients to find the ongoing support that will best suit their needs. We include 12 step as a possibility for this ongoing support but also suggest others depending on the specific needs of each person.

Being in “Recovery” versus Being Recovered

In recovery, you don’t drink or use because you are powerless and fear the outcome.
In recovery, you are never fully whole or healed.
In recovery, you are always defined by a disease or diagnosis.
In recovery, you are never completely free from your past.

Being “Recovered”

Being recovered, you don’t drink because you don’t want to. You will want to fully participate in your life and build a future.
Being Recovered, you have identified and healed your underlying issues and will no longer be stalked by your disease or diagnosis.
Being Recovered you are no longer a victim.
Being Recovered you no longer identify yourself by your addiction or your past.
Being Recovered you are free.

If you would like to talk with us more about our program or our methods, please contact us.

YOUR TIME IS NOW!

Chances are if you are reading this, you are in pain – be it physical, psychological, emotional, and/or spiritual – and you are searching for help. We are here to tell you that you are important, your life matters and your time to start your journey of discovery and recovery is NOW. Don’t waste another day.

Related Videos

Featured Articles

It means a lot to be helped by people who have walked in your shoes, and who are not only highly trained clinically, but who understand your struggle from the inside out…
The empowerment process of holistic addiction recovery reverses the course of your life from the inside out, tackling everything from dramatic biological change to your ability to take effective positive action…
Since the 1930’s 12 step recovery programs have become the preferred method to treat alcoholism, drug abuse, co-dependence, or other addictive behaviors…
The benefits for treating substance abuse holistically are endless, and more promising than treating substance abuse with prescription drugs…
What if the only obstacle that is in the way of your recovery, becoming who you want to be and creating the life you want, is you…

Call Us Now: (877) 710-3385

or Request Additional Information

Please call meI am inquiring about myselfI am inquiring for a friend or family