Alternative Counseling

Alternative Counseling

Drug Rehab Center in Knoxville, Tennessee

About Facility

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Alternative Counseling is a Privately Owned Drug Rehabilitation Facility located in Knoxville, TN. Professionally treating a variety of drug and alcohol related issues by utilizing multiple levels of care. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below.

If you're struggling with drug and alcohol addiction in Knoxville, TN, it may seem hopeless. Luckily many rehab options are available to help you get on the road to recovery.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • License + Accreditation

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  • Additional Languages
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Rehab centers in Tennessee exist to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using psychoactive substances. Centers like Alternative Counseling are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction is one of the most common forms of addiction Tennessee. Opioids include drugs like heroin, oxycontin and fentanyl. They are prescribed to treat pain, but they are often abused and they are addictive. The addiction is treated by detoxing the body, so it no longer needs the chemicals in the drugs. This is followed up by therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Alternative Counseling offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare Support at Alternative Counseling, in short, is the support provided to a patient after they have finished treatment. It allows them to adjust to everyday life. It may entail setting them up and enrolling them in services such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) inside a halfway house. Career coaching may also be offered to patients to help them get back into the workforce.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Some of the most common co-occurring disorders are schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder. Most rehab facilities in Knoxville, TN like Alternative Counseling provide patients with a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis gives rehab the means to treat addiction while restoring mental and emotional health.

    Outpatient Program

    An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in Knoxville, TN with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week.

    Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Alternative Counseling.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Eating Disorder Treatment, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Most individuals suffering from addiction have low self-awareness, so they end up making poor decisions. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. Through it, patients become more aligned with their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, giving them a better opportunity to respond appropriately to temptations and negative feelings.

    This therapy modality at Alternative Counseling in Knoxville, TN strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state and learn new stress management techniques so they won’t give in to the temptations easily. Moreover, CBT helps people communicate and express their emotions well, which can be vital in relapse management. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy refers to one-on-one psychotherapy between a patient and their Alternative Counseling therapist. Individual therapy seeks to help identify the issues that drive and contribute to a client’s addiction or alcoholism. Another goal of individual counseling is to assist the client to learn how to manage their lives without alcohol or drugs.

    Couples Therapy

    Therapy for couples decreases unhealthy behavior in a relationship that can trigger addiction. Either, or both, members of the couple will be improved by this. This treatment administered by Alternative Counseling still targets addiction and can also make a relationship healthier through a variety of methods.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy is a common tool that is used during inpatient treatment. While living with active addiction in Knoxville, Tennessee, it is impossible for family members not to be affected. In order to have the greatest chances for long term sobriety, healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy occurs in a group setting as opposed to a one on one setting. It benefits patients by providing a feeling of support and letting them know they are not alone. Patients at Alternative Counseling also learn to build trust and understanding and gain perspective through discussions.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. REBT at Alternative Counseling in Knoxville, TN deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    Trauma Therapy

    After experiencing trauma, it’s crucial to look for a facility that can provide trauma therapy. This approach zeroes in on the traumatic incidents that a patient has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles and pain. Trauma can originate from domestic violence, sexual abuse, an early encounter with death, sexual assault, and many more. The goal of trauma therapy at Alternative Counseling in Knoxville, TN is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward. Mental health professionals will facilitate the patient’s journey and see to it that he or she is no longer a victim of his or her traumatic experiences and has wholly regained his or her personal power.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency management (CM) is a system that rewards patients for positive behavior. Patients may get a gift for a clean drug test. They may also get punished for negative behavior. The therapy inspires patients to engage in healthy behaviors and limit unhealthy behavior. It is effective in treating addiction and other issues.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Experiential Therapy at Alternative Counseling

    Experiential therapy is a non-traditional treatment that uses physical activities to help work through troubling emotions. Role-playing, use of props, and re-enactments are just a few common techniques in experiential therapy at Alternative Counseling. Its goal is to help people work with troubling emotions, memories, and trauma that are the source of their psychological issues

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information3105 Essary Dr
    Knoxville, Tennessee 37918 Phone Number865-687-8990 Meta DetailsUpdated August 18, 2021
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    Location

    3105 Essary Dr
    Knoxville, Tennessee 37918

    Center Type

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English, Hindi, Spanish
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