General Approaches to Treating Alcoholism
A large number of approaches are used in treating alcoholism. They include, among many others, adventure therapy, amino acid therapy, aversion therapy (chemical and electrical shock), behavioral couples therapy, bibliotherapy, biochemical therapy, biofeedback, community-reinforcement, cognitive behavioral education. cognitive behavioral therapy, contingency management, covert reinforcement, covert sensitization, cranio-sacral therapy, dance movement therapy, dialectic behavior therapy, employment-based abstinence reinforcement, energy therapy, equine therapy, exercise therapy, experiential therapy, exposure therapy, eye movement desensitization programming, interpersonal therapy, karate, kudzu therapy, life coaching, light therapy (phototherapy), light and sound neurotherapy, massage therapy, motivational incentives, motivational interviewing, music therapy, motivational enhancement therapy, neuro-linguistic therapy, occupational therapy, positive approach therapy, psychodynamic therapy, psychotherapy, reiki, social behavior and network therapy, social skills training, stress inoculation training, systematic desensitization, transformational therapy and yoga (Hatha yoga, Tantra yoga, Kzrma yoga, Bhaki yoga, Jnana yoga, Kundalini yoga, Ashtanga or Raja yoga, etc.). Many of these are used in connection with each other.