During the course of CPT, the primary focus is to help patients gain an understanding of, and modify the meaning attributed to, their traumatic event. In pursuit of this objective, an important goal of CPT is to decrease the pattern of avoiding the trauma memory so that beliefs and meanings can be further evaluated and understood within the original context.
The purpose of our Recreational Therapy Program is to introduce you to alternative leisure activities and hobbies as part of your social recovery. The Wilmington Treatment Center strives to expose patients to positive, fun, alcohol and other drug free social experiences through participation in our recreational therapy programming. This program integrates social recovery into your life thereby improving the opportunity for long lasting sobriety.
EMDR psychotherapy is an information processing therapy and uses an eight phase approach to address the experiential contributors of a wide range of pathologies. It attends to the past experiences that have set the groundwork for pathology, the current situations that trigger dysfunctional emotions, beliefs and sensations, and the positive experience needed to enhance future adaptive behaviors and mental health.
Wilmington Treatment Center makes it a point to meet clients wherever they are in their journey to recovery. The residential rehab treats drug and alcohol addiction, as well as co-occurring mental health disorders, with a combination of evidence-based methods and 12-Step principles. Armed with the knowledge that addiction is a treatable disease, and that individuals need to open up about their issues in order for treatment to be truly effective, the highly qualified staff creates a compassionate, supportive and nurturing environment that’s designed to make clients feel comfortable.
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Robert joined Wilmington Treatment Center in June of 2010. He comes to us after serving as a Chief Clinical Officer and Executive Director for a large substance abuse provider in Texas. He began his work in the addiction field working as a Director of Quality Assurance ensuring all standards met the requirements of licensing and accrediting bodies.More
Dr. Gottschalk (or Dr. G as he is known around WTC) has been with Wilmington Treatment Center since 2005. Earlier in his medical career pathway, Dr. Gottschalk functioned as a medical oncologist treating patients whose lives and the lives of their families were disrupted by an oftentimes fatal disease. He soon became weary and his zeal for life dampened by the fatalistic atmosphere that pervaded the world of adult medical oncology. In an eerily similar manner his subsequent career, Addiction Medicine, deals with patients and families that have had their lives disrupted by a potentially fatal disease as well. In the field medical oncology, the truly curable cases hold a minority position in the universe of neoplastic diseases. There were many times in oncology that he questioned the merit of his efforts and had trouble discerning the measurable benefits to the patients from services provided. In Addiction Medicine, 100% of the patients he interacts with are salvageable.More