PERSON-CENTERED THERAPY

PERSON-CENTERED THERAPY

Person-centered therapy, also known as humanistic therapy, was developed in the 1940s by American psychologist Carl Rogers. Person-centered therapy is based on the belief that people have an innate goodness inside them that wants to emerge. This approach runs counter...
THE MATRIX MODEL

THE MATRIX MODEL

The Matrix Model of substance addiction treatment was developed in the 1980s alongside the rise of the cocaine epidemic. Drawing from a variety of other treatment programs like behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and family-based therapy, the Matrix...
DIALECTICAL BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

DIALECTICAL BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that was developed by Dr. Marsha M. Linehan in response to perceived deficiencies in CBT’s ability to treat patients suffering from borderline personality disorders and other...
RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) was founded in the 1950s by Albert Ellis and, like cognitive behavioral therapy, it emphasizes the role of an individual’s thoughts and beliefs in perpetuating and maintaining addiction. Under Rational Emotive...
CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT

CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT

Contingency management is a form of behavioral therapy that focuses on incentivizing and rewarding positive behaviors like refraining from substance use. Some contingency management programs also use disciplinary measures to discourage negative behaviors. Contingency...