Learn How the Step Beyond Program Can Help You in Rochester, MN


“Step Beyond” – The Reality Check

This program cognitive behavioral and is intended to serve those of the following:

  • Who are 18 years and over—males and females
  • Chemically dependent individuals who have participated in one or more treatment programs in the past
  • Who report that they have given up on treatment but are willing to participate in this abstinence based program
  • Who have had multiple negative consequences because of their use
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The program will be facilitated by Michael Frisch LADC and will meet once a week for two hours of group, and the total program will be 40 hours in length with individual sessions for admission and discharge. Since the client typically served by this program has some knowledge of addiction and mood altering substances, the emphasis will be on the cognitive processes that support sobriety. Groups will be held on either Tuesday or Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Topics commonly addressed are the following:
  • Impulsivity
  • Avoidance
  • Criminal thinking
  • Decision making
  • Grief/loss/shame
  • Denial systems
  • Self-defeating behaviors
  • Addictive thinking
  • Stress management
  • Cause and effect
  • Individual beliefs
  • Self-restraint
  • Life goals
  • Self-care patterns
For referrals or for more information, please contact EmPower CTC at 507-292-1379.