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Center for Family Counseling

Center for Family Counseling

Drug Rehab Center in Saint Cloud, Minnesota

  • Mental Health

The Center for Family Counseling in Saint Cloud, Minnesota provides individual, family, and group counseling services for mental health, substance abuse, and related issues, utilizing evidence-based practices, individualized treatment plans, and personalized care.

About Center for Family Counseling in Minnesota

Center for Family Counseling is an addiction treatment facility located in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. The center was founded in 1974 and has been providing support and treatment for individuals struggling with mental health issues, substance abuse, drug addiction, and alcoholism. With a focus on outpatient levels of care, Center for Family Counseling offers a range of services designed to help individuals overcome their challenges and improve their overall well-being.

At Center for Family Counseling, individuals can access various treatment methods to address their addiction and substance abuse. The facility offers personalized therapy sessions tailored to each individual's unique needs and circumstances. Alongside traditional counseling approaches, the center also utilizes evidence-based practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing (MI) to foster lasting recovery. Psychiatric evaluations are available to identify any underlying mental health conditions that may contribute to substance abuse issues. Additionally, family therapy and support groups create a supportive environment for clients to receive guidance, build healthy relationships, and work towards long-term sobriety. Through these comprehensive services, Center for Family Counseling strives to empower individuals on their journey towards healing and recovery.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Saint Cloud, MN. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Center for Family Counseling peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling are likely to be involved.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual therapy is ideal for addicts who want to focus on themselves. It can also be helpful for those whose withdrawal symptoms are exacerbated by the presence of other people.

    Benefits of individual therapy are:

    • Access to a personalized treatment plan that focuses on the individual needs of the addict
    • More privacy during treatment sessions
    • Better personal development through introspection
    • Increased self-awareness regarding addictive tendencies in order to avoid relapse
    • Greater potential for a long-term recovery plan
    • Receiving professional advice and detox assistance from medical staff

    Couples therapy is a treatment method used to help couples in which at least one member of the couple has a drug addiction. Couples therapy can be used whether the addicted partner is using drugs or in recovery. An additional benefit of couples therapy is that it can help make other types of treatment, such as 12-step programs, more effective.

    Family therapy can help you and your family deal with old issues that may trigger substance abuse. The idea behind family therapy for drug addiction is that you are never fully healed from substance abuse until you’ve healed your relationship with your family, too. To get sober, you need to find a different way to cope with the pain in your life.

    This is when a group of people in various stages of recovery meet up and discuss their experiences, triggers, successes, failures, and even alternative therapies! Unlike support groups where everyone already knows each other, group therapy is conducted along side outpatient or inpatient treatment at Center for Family Counseling.

    Trauma therapy is a clinical process that helps individuals deal with mental stress often caused by traumatic events. The therapist helps the person identify, understand and work through the problem. This is done with the help of talking about it in group or one-on-one counseling sessions.

    Therapists use relaxation, role-playing, art, and music to help the person open up about what is bothering them. Some examples include:

    • Talking about the traumatic event and how it affected them.
    • Helping those who have PTSD to deal with their nightmares and recurring memories.
    • Working with individuals to resolve the issues triggering the stress, whether seeing someone who reminds them of what happened or feeling helpless.

    The individual is also encouraged to help others that are struggling with similar problems. This often helps them feel empowered and gives them hope.

    Trauma therapy is not for everyone; it is usually reserved for people who have recently experienced a traumatic event and struggle to get over it. It is generally done for children, teenage victims of sexual assault, and war veterans.

    CBT is a psychotherapy approach and method. [ws-nap-name] people to examine how their thoughts, including habitual harmful and inaccurate thinking, affect their actions. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible thinking leads to poor stress management, which leads to emotional distress.

    Similarly, CBT helps people identify and change negative behaviors. It makes you question your perceptions and ask if they are realistic. CBT asks people to examine their behaviors and emotional responses and how they affect their lives. CBT aims to change people’s thinking and behavior to lead a more balanced and healthy life.

    Moreover, CBT has been shown to reduce anxiety disorders, depression, and symptoms associated with harmful thoughts or actions.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at Center for Family Counseling

    Experiential Therapy is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at Center for Family Counseling in Saint Cloud, MN can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective. This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life positively and authentically.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
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  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Additional Details

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    Center for Family Counseling Location and Directions
    Address Information2025 Stearns Way
    Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56303 Phone Number(320) 253-3540 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Saint Cloud, Minnesota Addiction Information

    Minnesota is fighting an opioid epidemic that is leaving hundreds of its residents dead each year. Both prescription opioids and illicit opioids are widely abused in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Heroin continues to be one of the most commonly abused drugs in the state, if not the most common illicit drug. Over 10% of all treatment admissions in Minnesota list heroin as their drug of choice.

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota, has a moderate drug addiction problem. According to 2015 statistics, 9.4% of Saint Cloud residents reported past-month use of illicit drugs, and 16.3% of residents reported binge drinking in the past month. The most common drugs involved in overdoses were opioids (heroin and prescription painkillers). Some common treatment approaches used in Saint Cloud include cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and 12-step programs.

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    Jan's Place
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    Windsor House
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