RaeAnn Dombrowski, LCSW and primary therapist at Progressive Institute observes the correlation between chronic pain and mental health. Individuals suffering from chronic pain often experience difficulties with work, social life, and home life, creating stress in one’s life. There is a clear link between chronic stress and chronic pain and understanding this connection allows patients to utilize skills to effectively disrupt the cycle of chronic pain and reduce overall discomfort.
Individuals with trauma show much more depression, anxiety, distorted cognition, personality deficits, and lower levels of social support, which may represent social and psychological vulnerability for developing psychiatric disorders and addictive behaviors. Learn more about therapeutic options to help patients work through underlying trauma.
Keri, a young person in recovery, discusses her experiences of getting sober at 17 and some of the resources she has found to be beneficial in creating a community, finding hobbies, and working on herself physically, mentally, and spiritually.
The Progressive Institute offers many levels of care. Combining Recovery Coaching, individual therapy and outpatient group therapy has proven to be very beneficial for a client’s recovery. Our team works together to communicate between all levels of care providers, resulting in a comprehensive individualized treatment plan that synthesizes all support services provided to each client.
Progressive Institute will be providing virtual access to a Young People’s A.A. meeting each week to allow community members to maintain the human connection and support that is an essential aspect of maintaining sustained sobriety and wellness. Click here for more details and a link to the meeting.
Progressive Institute will be providing virtual access to a Beginners A.A. meeting each week to allow community members to maintain the human connection and support that is an essential aspect of maintaining sustained sobriety and wellness. Click here for details and a link to the meeting.
The Progressive Institute is a dual-licensed psychiatric and addiction outpatient treatment facility. Our purpose is to provide compassionate treatment and support for the mental health and substance addiction needs in our community through a unique combination of research-backed treatment modalities, medical informatics and medication-assisted treatment programs.