Addiction Therapeutic Services Blog

C-Suite Conference for Recovery Industry Begins the Dialogue About Parity and Other Insurance-related Issues

C-Suite Conference, an online journal, kicked off National Recovery Month with the C-Suite Executive Symposium, subtitled “Strategies for Behavioral Healthcare and Substance Abuse Treatment in the New Insurance Economy.” The topics covered were a matter of great import for treatment centers and individual practitioners. Most of all, each of the issues discussed directly […]

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: A New Answer to the Antidepressant Quandary?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) A normal brain lights up like a hearth in a PET scan whereas a depressed brain is usually dark, with only a only few glowing embers. A brain scan seems like quite a work of art and in some ways represents the light and darkness in a person’s life experience. But […]

Addiction Therapeutic Services’ Clinical Director Shares Insights From A Musical Journey

Insights from a Musical Journey The creative arts are a powerful way to understand and explore life experiences. In fact, addiction recovery and the deeper search behind the recovery process are often best understood without words. So how does the lifelong musical journey of a Psychologist affect his own life and the life of those […]

ATS Employee Fosters Recovery and Builds Bridges Through Community Involvement

ATS Fosters Community Involvement ATS is proud of the quality of services it provides as well as its amazing staff. This month, we are highlighting Mark Worthington, counselor extraordinaire!  We asked him about his involvement in a wonderful organization called The North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) and how his participation affects his work […]

Celebrating Our 3rd Anniversary!

Recovery, happiness and ice cream filled the offices, reception area and halls of Addiction Therapeutic Services last Friday.  Pondering our third anniversary brought so much joy to our hearts that we couldn’t wait to celebrate the achievement and blessings with others in the recovery community.  The event turned out to be more than just a […]

Achieve a Calmer Mind with Compassion Attentiveness Therapy

Compassion Attentiveness Therapy “You need get out of your head!” You are certain to have heard this emphatic plea from a loved one or a therapist at one or more stages of recovery. But whether you have fully taken it in and understood how to move out of that busy and tortuous head space is […]

Nutrition in Early Recovery

Nutrition in Early Recovery

You are What You Eat! When an addicted individual seeks treatment, addiction treatment providers check immediately to see whether a drug or alcohol detox process is necessary. Properly licensed treatment facilities may perform the detox themselves or refer that client out to another facility where drugs are removed from the individual’s system.  Given what we have […]