Each woman who comes to Brookhaven Retreat receives a customized, unique plan tailored especially for her recovery needs.
While each client's daily schedule may vary, typical activities at Brookhaven Retreat may include:
This time provides an opportunity to start the day off without chaos or confusion. In addition, silence meditation and/or prayer encourages clients to stop, process, and let go when faced with chaos and confusion.
Morning Goals Group
This occurs with a core team and close care providers and helps identify specific, objective and measurable, goals, as wall as evaluating progress towards daily goals.
This meeting addresses community concerns, requests or needs to be discussed with the Brookhaven Retreat director.
Group therapy works through interpersonal, relational and social struggles, develops communication and relationship skills, shared identity and allegiance of peers, a community of concern/understanding and fosters appropriate attitudes and behaviors.
Assignments are given by a licensed therapist on a regular basis and address specific needs developed in the treatment plan goals. Therapeutic assignments help define alternative needs and behaviors as well practicing new behaviors.
Journaling promotes private, self-regulation and self-awareness and is suggested daily to allow clients to begin to identify their feelings, express them and resolve them privately.
Designed to help prepare and assist clients in being able to understand and deal with the lifelong journey of recovery, specialty groups cover a wide range of topics and activities.
During this time clients are able to discuss any thing and everything that on their mind. It is a time to embrace individual development and exploration with a licensed primary therapist.
During family therapy, clients and their loved ones examine how addiction has come between their relationships.
On the weekends, clients can participate in spirituality groups which may assist them in being able to have comfort and peace when aspects of life are out of control.
These activities help identify alternative expression of feelings, healthy leisure, relaxation activities and memory recall. The games assist in memory recall, goal directed thinking, and leisure buildings skill. Clients are encouraged to identify leisure activities that they will continue as a means of healthy living upon discharge.