Valiant Living Blog

What is Trauma-Informed Care?

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Trauma underpins most major mental illnesses and substance use disorders. When life deals someone with a challenging card,… Read More


How to Use Socratic Questioning in Therapy

Sunday, April 4th, 2021

You can learn about a person and help them come to realizations about themselves by asking them a… Read More


An Overview of Motivational Interviewing

Friday, March 26th, 2021

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a tool that a lot of clinicians use to learn more about their clients… Read More


Types of Mental Health Providers

Friday, January 8th, 2021

Are you looking for a new therapist? Is your mind boggled by how many different titles therapists have?… Read More


Asking if a Treatment Program Is a Good Fit for You

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

A person who is ready to enter a recovery program often wonders if they will be a good… Read More


What to Do Before Leaving for Residential Treatment

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Committing to going into a residential program to treat an addiction or a mental health condition is a… Read More


How to Treat An Avoidant Personality Disorder

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

An avoidant personality disorder is a lesser-known mental health condition that affects one percent of the general population…. Read More


What Is “Evidence-Based” Addiction Treatment?

Friday, October 9th, 2020

Everywhere you look, you may come across certain recovery buzzwords that catch your eye but do not provide… Read More


What Does Recovery Look Like After Rehab?

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

The general perception of what could happen once you stop getting drunk and high is that everything will… Read More


Why Is Treatment for Elder Addiction So Important?

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

We often look to our grandparents and older loved ones as the standard of wisdom with reference to… Read More