Spokane Addiction Counseling
Dirker's and Associates Behavioral Health is an outpatient chemical dependency treatment facility which provides a safe and caring recovery environment for the chemically dependent client and their family members. Our wellness program is grounded daily in a balanced multidisciplinary approach that includes treatment for the physical, mental and emotional needs of the addicted person. This delivery of services promotes respect, honesty, trust and cultural and spiritual growth and healing.
Addiction Treatment Philosophy
DABH wellness programs are grounded in a balanced multidisciplinary approach that includes treatment for the physical, mental and emotional needs of the addicted person. Our client centered counseling services promote respect honesty trust and cultural and spiritual growth and healing.
We believe that addiction is a physical disease that produces a predictable pattern of misdirected and harmful behavior. Its effects are felt well beyond the individual who is suffering from the illness. The compulsive use of alcohol and non-prescribed drugs addiction is chronic, progressive and characterized by remissions and relapses. It is diagnosed by its own set of signs, symptoms and criteria. In many cases the individual’s problems are complicated by psychiatric, emotional or physical disturbances. In addition, the stress of living an often hidden and disordered lifestyle commonly leads to secondary anxiety and depression where it may have not occurred on its own.
At Dirkers and Associates we provide counseling services in an environment focused toward stopping the progression of the disease and helping our clients achieve a lasting, clean and sober remission from their substance use. One must recognize that there is no cure for addiction illnesses. A relapse may occur unexpectedly, especially in the absence of continuous self-monitoring, even after years of clean living. We teach activities and strategies directed toward relapse prevention…