Radical Acceptance is a key feature of the 3A Intensive Treatment Program. This important concept allows clients to understand, accept and embrace their experiences, providing room for growth and transformation. In a safe, non-judgmental environment, counselors will help individuals learn to accept themselves and their current situation without judgment or criticism. Through this approach, therapists can help those in recovery understand how their past has shaped them as well as what steps they need to take in order to move forward in life. Radical acceptance promotes self-awareness and provides an invaluable opportunity for personal growth and healing.
This concept involves being mindful of the present moment while recognizing underlying emotions, thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors that may be influencing one's experience. It also requires understanding that pain and suffering are inevitable parts of life but should not be used as excuses for unhealthy behavior or neglecting necessary care. With Radical Acceptance, individuals can begin to make lifestyle changes on their own terms by working through feelings such as guilt, anger, or shame without allowing them to control the direction of the treatment process. Additionally, Radical Acceptance helps clients develop self-compassion which is so vital in times of stress and turmoil. As clients practice this concept within the walls of Vita Recovery's program they are able to gain insight into themselves in meaningful ways that can ultimately lead to improved mental health or addiction recovery outcomes.
Homework assignments and activities to help clients embrace addiction as a fatal disease and prioritize recovery. Counseling sessions to discuss how addiction has affected everyone and the need for ongoing care for the whole family system.