Want to increase your happiness???


While many approaches to treatment solely aim to reduce suffering, the study of positive psychology focuses on optimizing client happiness and flourishing while also resolving presenting concerns. Expressive exercises rooted in positive psychology can help individuals in recovery to increase their in-the-moment happiness. Specific writing prompts, such as reflecting on happy moments, have been found to promote positive affect for individuals in recovery.

Click here to read more about writing exercises that can improve mood during a trigger, craving, or difficult situation.

Ali Devine, SAC-IT, Intern