In addition to trapeze, activities like surfing and indoor skydiving can have a tremendous and profound impact on the emotional well-being of young adults in recovery. Our experiential therapies, in the hands of trained professionals can undo years of emotional staleness and help our students begin to once again connect with their emotions, feelings and related behaviors. Dr. Therese Moriarty and Sober College have worked out a relationship that allows each new student to receive a mini-screening. The screenings test attention, concentration, executive functioning, verbal and visual memory, and several Continue Reading »
Clinical Program with Innovative & Experiential Therapies, Neuropsychology & Dual Diagnosis Treatment.
Sober College and Woodbury University Mission Statement “Guided by the principles of both institutions, Woodbury University and Sober College partner to provide a program of distinction that intertwines the best of addiction treatment and recovery with uncompromising excellence in academics. In its’ purest form, the Certificate of General Studies, focused on those in recovery from addiction, introduces or re-introduces its’ participating students to an experience of higher education. On a macro level, with the unique needs of addiction recovery community in mind, this partnership will create a combined education and Continue Reading »
Life Skills is defined as the ability to cope with stresses and challenges of daily life, especially skills in communication and literacy, decision-making, occupational requirements, problem-solving, time management and planning.” Achievement in Life Skills is a combined practical and learning approach. This combination allows a participant to gain greater competency in both personal life skills and relational life skills. Like sobriety and service work, Sober College likes to draw outside the lines when introducing life skills to its clients, newly sober young adults. Melissa Bergen, author of the vegan cookbook Continue Reading »