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Family Therapy And Substance Abuse Treatment

When someone in your family is struggling with addiction, you know their substance use affects more than just them; it spreads to everyone they interact with, including friends and colleagues, sometimes even strangers. But often the most dramatically affected by a loved one’s addiction are the members of his or her family. 

The feelings that accompany a family member’s substance use are especially difficult. That’s where family therapy can be especially helpful. Even if you feel angry, guilty or hopeless, family therapy can provide a healthy and productive outlet for those emotions. And it can provide solutions, so you don’t have to feel “stuck” in existing patterns of behavior.

As a family member, you offer one of the most important sources of support to your loved ones as they undergo their recovery journey. And through therapy at Right Path Rehab, you can learn how to demonstrate your support while healing from the damage that addiction has wrought on the family unit. 

We’ve Helped Thousands of Individuals Overcome Drug and Alcohol Addiction

If you or a loved one are ready to overcome drug or alcohol abuse, our addiction specialists are here to guide you through every step. Many of our dedicated staff members are in long-term recovery themselves and understand firsthand the challenges of the recovery journey. This personal experience, combined with our professional expertise, allows us to offer compassionate, effective support tailored to your unique needs.

How Does Family Therapy Work At Right Path Rehab?

Family therapy is a brave and compassionate choice. By choosing to work together as a unit, you and your family will learn how to communicate in healthier ways, and engage more positively — even when you face challenges. 

It’s important to remember that addiction doesn’t occur in a vacuum. Usually, it’s a much more nuanced situation than people realize — often fueled by trauma or co-occurring mental health problems. At our addiction recovery center in San Diego, your family will have an opportunity to explore those root causes of substance abuse, which in turn encourages the entire family unit to begin a journey of recovery together.

Our behavioral health specialists are trained in locating opportunities to help the family system function better. As challenging as this work is, it’s also deeply rewarding. When the family accepts change and lets go of maladaptive patterns, the result is greater trust, deeper responsibility, and more open communication. 

Healing Together

The challenges your family is facing aren’t likely to be resolved in a session or two. It will take time and understanding. But when you and other members of the family work together, you can support one another and create a system that encourages health and harmony. If you and your family are ready to do the work, we’re ready to help you heal. Get in touch with Right Path Rehab today, and we’ll get started.

Recovery Starts at Our Drug and Alcohol Rehab by Requesting a Call

Our drug addiction and mental health treatment center proudly offers only the highest standard of care in addiction medicine and behavioral health, underpinned by our state-of-the-art facilities and a team of esteemed alcohol and drug treatment professionals. To get started, give us a call or request a call from an addiction specialist who can offer support and guidance for you or a loved one.

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Insurance Can Cover up to 100% of The Costs of Addiction Treatment and Mental Health Care

Did you know that insurance can cover up to 100% of the costs of addiction treatment and mental health care? Our addiction treatment center accepts most insurance plans. For a free insurance benefits check complete our confidential insurance verification form by clicking the link below.


Alexis Ecoff MA, LMFT, MCAP
As the Clinical Director for Right Path Recovery in San Diego, Alexis brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the field of counseling and therapy. She has a strong academic background with a B.S. in Psychology and a B.S. in Family and Child Sciences from Florida State University, and an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego. Alexis is licensed in Marriage and Family Therapy in California, Florida, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).
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