* Unless there is some major brain or organic damage, I don't recommend drug therapy or
to rule out any physical/medical causes of your psychological/emotional distress.
* ... from whatever person, place, thing, activity, behavior, chemical, or experience that
4.) Group therapy or support group
* ... that is specific for type of wounding being treated, such as depression, dysfunctional family, affairs, divorce, alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction etc. and depending on person's needs
* Group therapy or support group provides emotional and social support. Here, you can hear others' stories, increase your awareness about what happened, and begin working a 12-step or healing-is-a-choice program.
5.) Expanding circle of support
* Regular contact and sharing with one or more trusted and safe friends etc.
* Starting and cultivating new, healthy friendships, and choosing to connect to a safe community for volunteer opportunities or community involvement.
6.) Inpatient or other intensive recovery experiences, such as workshops/seminars, weekend retreats etc.
7.) Adequate self-care
* "Food therapy" or healthy diet, which includes fruits, vegetables, and natural supplements.
* Taking up an exercise program, such as running or jogging, to boost brain power and the immune system.
8.) Self-education on area of psychological/emotional wounding, such as depression, infidelity/ divorce wound recovery, anger management, wounder inner child, toxic parents etc.
9.) Beginning and/or continuing, conscious contact in a relationship with a Higher Power.
As previously noted, these "treatment plan" steps or actions interact and merge with one another. They are not necessarily distinct or separate areas of the the healing and recovery process.