Mindfulness Therapy

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness therapy is non-judgmental approach to bring the awareness of the physical, emotional spiritual aspects of individual’s life. Mindfulness therapy teaches the array of techniques and skills to address and help to reduce the anxiety, depression, stress and worries. Mindfulness therapy plays important role in the recovery for those suffering from addiction, harmful addictive behavior and substance dependency.

Mindfulness is very effective approach for reducing the potential for anxiety, chronic pain, major depressive disorder, increase relaxation and provide tolerance to use coping skills in challenges situations.

Mindfulness at The New Life Rehab Center Islamabad and Psychiatric Center:

We offer different types of mindfulness techniques and skills learned and practiced at The New Life Rehab and Psychiatric Center. Our professional clinical team teaches and practices the skills on daily basis, which included:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Deep breathing
  • Progressive muscles relaxation
  • Self-affirmation
  • Mindful walk
  • Mindful reading
  • Mindful writing

Onsite programming:

  • One-on-one counseling
  • Psychotherapist sessions
  • Art therapy
  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite library
  • Journaling
  • Spiritual activities
  • Religious activities

Mindfulness and Addiction Recovery:

During addiction and substance abuse, brain functioning is continuously begin impaired because it target the brain’s reward system by flooding the circuit with dopamine. Dopamine is the chemical messenger in the brain that regulates the emotions, motivation, movement and feeling of pleasure. Within active addiction and alcohol abuse brain starts producing less dopamine, people start feeling down and depressed, and there is need to reach the same dopamine level. Its traps the individual in vicious cycle, the dopamine tap into communication system and interfere with normal neuron functions.

During active addiction, mindfulness helps in repairing and reprogramming the brain damage.  Mindfulness allows our brain; effectively and productively regulate the emotions, attention, memory, decision making and homeostasis. Mindfulness helps in self-understanding, that provide the reflection of why, how, when and where he indulge in addiction. Through mindfulness, therapy can help to identify the negative patterns of thoughts, emotions, and behavior. Mindfulness is effective tool to recognizing triggers, relapse potentials, managing the urges through mindful exercises.

Mindfulness therapy can help by:

  • Decrease the amount of stress, anxiety, hostility depression and worriedness.
  • Coping strategies and skills, for those who have concurrent disorders.
  • Experiencing the present moments
  • Encourage the self-acceptance
  • In all physical and mental events put all your attention in it to experiencing the moments fully such as bodily sensations thoughts and emotions.

Mindfulness and Self:

Mindfulness brings a sense of self-awareness, self-acceptance and wellbeing in an individual. This ultimately helps the individual to pay attention, understand his thoughts, his emotions, and his feelings, and bring sense of self-acceptance. The New life Rehab and Psychiatric Center provide array of mindfulness techniques and skills in addiction recovery, reducing stress, opportunities to learn cognitive behavioral therapy and reduce the risk of relapse prevention.

For more details, please contact us The New Life Drug Addiction Treatment & Rehabilitation Center in Islamabad by calling 03214528124 or email us at kifyathussainkhan2016@gmail.com or visits us on https://thenewlife.com.pk/