Emerson House Clinical Services


Clinical Services Offered:

Individual Counseling                                                                                                                               
Each patient is assigned a primary counselor, who is responsible for facilitating her treatment and working with her on a personal treatment plan.

Action Group Therapy                                                                                                                          
Clinicians lead small groups five days per week which center around solving problems through measurable actions and peer support.

Psycho-Educational Groups:

  •  – Addiction as a Chronic Disease
  •  – Sober Leisure
  •  – Relationships in Recovery
  •  – Sexual Identity Issues
  •  – Medication Assisted Treatment
  •  – Building History/Building Recovery
  •  – Life Skills
  •  – Employment Readiness/Education
  •  – Family Support
  •  – Smoking cessation
  •  – HIV/STD Education
  •  – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  •  – Relapse Triggers and Prevention
  •  – Spirituality

Special Groups and Co-Occurring Issues

Seeking Safety Skill Building Group:  A ten-week structured group to help manage the effects of trauma.

Body Image Group:  This group provides a forum to discuss feelings related to body size, weight, and food.

Domestic Violence Support:  Domestic violence recovery support services facilitated through weekly Independence House counseling at Emerson House.

Art Therapy:  This group offers an opportunity to learn alternate means of expression through the use of different mediums.

Yoga/Meditation: This group is available for women who want to find sober alternatives to help with stress relief and relaxation.

Expressive Digital Imagery:  promotes recovery and emotional resilience through imagery created on mobile devices.  Individuals use EDI to share deeply personal aspects of their lives that are difficult to express through words alone.

Equine Facilitated Therapy: The relationship between horse and person supports emotional growth, learning, and healing. This program offers a path of self-awareness that goes beyond the traditional therapies.

Self-Help Groups: Twelve-step recovery groups are available both on-site and in the community.  Patients are encouraged to obtain a temporary sponsor while attending a variety of community AA and NA meetings that fit their needs.

What Should I Bring?

For a printable list of what you can bring to The Emerson House, click here.