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A new approach to treatment for those compelled to change
New Paradigm Recovery combines concierge-level service, close partnership, strong therapeutic alliance, and thoughtful case management to give people who are ready to address behavioral health issues every opportunity to succeed and improve the overall quality of their lives. Attention to detail, care quality, and the commitment of one’s care team can mean the difference between achieving lasting recovery and needing additional treatment. For this reason, we work closely with individuals and families to provide the care, services, support, and relationships needed to effect lasting change.
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Behavioral health conditions, including substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders, are complex medical conditions requiring holistic treatment approaches. New Paradigm Recovery integrates psychiatry, evidence-based psychotherapies, case management services, family system work, aftercare planning, and other services to meet the diverse needs of individuals and families affected by addictive disorders and mental health problems.
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The Polyvagal Theory of Trauma
“Trauma is a pervasive fact of modern life,” Peter Levine wrote in his 1997 book Waking The Tiger: Healing Trauma. “Most of us have been traumatized, not just soldiers or victims of abuse or attack. Both the sources and consequences of trauma are wide-ranging and often hidden from our awareness.”
In a nutshell, this is the “Polyvagal Theory,” a collection of evolutionary, neuroscientific, and psychological constructs about the vagus nerve’s role in emotion regulation, social connection, and fear response, introduced in 1994 by American psychologist and neuroscientist Stephen Porges.
This article discusses the importance of polyvagal theory in understanding and treating trauma.