Addictions Counseling • Support Groups • Addiction
SMART Recovery provides support to individuals who have chosen to abstain, or are considering abstinence from any type of addictive behaviors (substances or activities), by teaching how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions; and to work towards long-term satisfactions and quality of life.
The SMART Recovery® 4-Point Program® employs a variety of tools and techniques to help individuals gain independence from addiction and addictive behaviors. Participants are encouraged to learn how to use each tool and to practice the tools and techniques as they progress toward Point 4 of the program — achieving lifestyle balance and leading a fulfilling and healthy life. These tools include:
– Stages of Change
– Change Plan Worksheet
– Cost/Benefit Analysis (Decision Making Worksheet)
– ABCs of REBT for Urge Coping
– ABCs of REBT for Emotional Upsets
– DISARM (Destructive Images and Self-talk Awareness & Refusal Method)
– Hierarchy of Values
– Role-playing and Rehearsing
– USA (Unconditional Self-Acceptance)
-For patients of PCC Community Wellness Austin clinic only.
-The majority of participants are adults, but adolescents are also welcome.
- This service is free
- Teens accepted
- Adults accepted
- Seniors accepted
How to Apply
Walk ins are welcome. The group meets at the PCC Community Wellness clinic in Austin. Contact the group facilitator at 773-378-3347 x4252 for more information.