Written by Valiant Living Recovery on Thursday, March 11th, 2021
The biopsychosocial-spiritual-cultural model helps mental health professionals understand clients as they exist in their environments. So what does that mean for you as the client? How do you understand yourself in these different areas? How do they define you and how do you define them?
This component has everything to do with your physical health. Some questions to ask yourself to see how you are doing include:
This component has everything to do with your mental health. Some questions to ask yourself to see how you are doing include:
This component has everything to do with how you interact with your support network. This is where your personality shines through. Some questions to ask yourself to see how you are doing include:
This component has to do with your idea of how the world works and your possible belief in a higher power. Some questions to ask yourself to see how you are doing include:
This has to do with your upbringing and your ethnic or racial background as that influences how you show up in the world.
The biopsychosocial understanding of self along with the spiritual and cultural components can help us consider who we are and how that is based on our environment. This is a tool to revisit often because our understanding of ourselves is constantly changing. We are in flux as we navigate through life. At Valiant Living, our men’s-only residential treatment facility in Denver, Colorado, we help you navigate those changes. Our expert staff is trained in tools to help you better understand yourself and who you have become. We treat addiction and co-occurring mental illnesses in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Our team of clinicians will work with you to determine how you have developed different ways of being over the years. We will also focus on how to best assist you in the current moment We want you to feel understood. To learn more, you can reach out to us today at (303) 952-5035.