Addiction recovery with integrated trauma treatment

The prevalence of predisposing psychological trauma conditions in individuals entering addiction treatment programs points to the need of having addiction treatment facilities that provide comprehensive screening that identifies the presence of trauma-related disorders.

Addiction treatment facilities which offer integrated addiction and mental health treatment that allow trauma-related issues to be diagnosed and addressed, provide the best chance of successfully completing treatment and achieving sustained recovery.

Addressing trauma in substance abuse treatment involves both “trauma-informed” and “trauma-specific” approaches. Trauma-informed systems and therapies take into account various indicators of trauma—its impact, the interpersonal dynamics of trauma, and effective paths to recovery—and incorporate this knowledge thoroughly in all aspects of addiction treatment delivery.

The primary goals of trauma-specific services are focused to address directly the impact of trauma on individuals’ life and to facilitate trauma recovery and healing. Ideally, substance use disorder treatment programs offer trauma-informed environments, provide therapeutic services that are sensitive and responsive to the unique needs of trauma clients, and offer trauma-specific interventions.

Knowing the importance of resolving trauma-related issues in any successful recovery, Florida Center for Recovery (FCR), a drug and alcohol rehab facility established in 2002, uses the expertise of one of the nation’s best trauma therapist, Dr. Jon Connelly, founder and the developer of Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) to provide the most effective trauma treatment that generally produces results in just one session.

RRT helps clients permanently overcome the negative effects of trauma by eliminating the ongoing psychological suffering that stems from disturbing or painful past experiences. This specialized revolutionary trauma treatment provides permanent relief from debilitating trauma often after only one session, without making clients re-experience the pain and discomfort caused by the event(s). Rapid Resolution Therapy has proven to be useful in addressing and treating combat post-traumatic stress disorder, childhood abuse, sexual violence, grief, panic disorder, insomnia, shame, guilt, rage, anger, and ongoing effects of anxiety.

FCR’s trauma treatment is offered within our inpatient rehab program, for both men and women ages 18 and older, at our Fort Pierce location. Our innovative therapies are designed to address the multidimensional aspects of the disease of addiction while teaching personal accountability in a safe, nurturing, real-life environment. In addition to our specialized Trauma Therapy, we offer Chronic Relapse, Military/First Responders and Pregnant Women Programs.

For more information about admissions into our integrated rehab and trauma treatment program, please call us at (800) 851-3291 or visit our treatment programs page at 

Florida Center for Recovery
Clinical Excellence & Compassionate Care in a Healing Environment