Intensives

Customized Intensive Care

An "Intensive" is a model of therapy in which, rather than having shorter weekly or biweekly sessions, clients come for much longer periods of intense work. Our intensives typically range from one to four days in length, and each one is custom designed for clients. We offer intensives for a number of purposes, including those listed below.

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Our Intensives

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Therapeutic Disclosure

We have built our process for disclosure utilizing the latest research on treatment for sexual addicts, partner trauma, and family therapy, as well as our Couple–Centered Recovery® model. The experience is designed to help move couples toward reestablishing connection and trust in the relationship. These intensives require extensive preparation at least four weeks in advance. Use of a therapeutic polygraph is optional. Depending on client needs, these intensives last from one to three days.

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Couple's Grief Work

Many couples get stuck in the weeks and months after completing a therapeutic disclosure, each experiencing his or her own process of grief. Grief work is powerfully important in the healing process. If couples do not grieve together, they do not heal together. This Couple–Centered Recovery® intensive is designed to help couples reclaim a collaborative narrative within their relationship, coming to a shared sense of both loss and hope.

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Transforming Relational Dynamics

When couples begin or find themselves stuck in the recovery process, often an intensive therapeutic experience can help launch them on a course for progress and healing. Ranging from one to three days, these experiences utilize the Couple–Centered Recovery® model to combine relational trauma work, recovery skill-building, and communication tools for an experience designed to reconnect partners with a common vision for their relationship.

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Relational Trauma Intensives

The Freedom to Move Forward Intensive™ helps participants understand the effects of relational trauma—whether experienced in childhood or present relationships—which is an important step in healing the underlying dynamics at work in dysfunctional behaviors and relationships. Each intensive is designed with the participating clients in mind. These experiences can be done individually, but are most commonly offered for groups. Extensive preparation is often required to participate. Relational Trauma Intensives last between one and three days, depending upon client needs.

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The Daring Way™

The Daring Way™ is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. The method was designed for work with individuals, couples, families, work teams, and organizational leaders. During the process topics such as vulnerability, courage, shame, and worthiness are explored. Participants are invited to examine the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that are holding them back and identify the new choices and practices that will move them toward more authentic and wholehearted living. The primary focus is on developing shame resilience skills and developing daily practices that transform the way we live, love, parent, and lead.

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Recovery & Healing Foundations

Some clients just entering the process of recovery need or want to step out and experience an immersion into the process of healing. Whether you are the person with the addiction or the partner who has experienced betrayal trauma, we can collaborate with you to create an intensive experience to help you gain a solid foundation toward your own recovery and healing, setting you up for success in the longterm. Each experience is designed for the needs of the particular client.

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Ready to Apply for an Intensive?

Intensives at Daring Ventures are highly customized experiences. Applying for an intensive experience does not guarantee you will be offered one. Most of the time, extensive assessment is required before a formal proposal for an intensive is even offered to clients. Please review the Intensive Application Process outlined below and then fill out the application if you are ready to embark on an Intensive with Daring Ventures.

How do I get from here to an Intensive?

1. Fill out the application

Fill out the application found on this webpage to start the process.

2. Complimentary Consultation Call

At the end of the application, you'll be provided a link to a site where you can schedule your free 20 minute consultation call with our Intensive Coordinator.

3. Online Assessments

Most clients are asked to complete one or more assessments online to provide more data in the treatment planning process.

4. Intake Sessions

Over the course of one or two sessions, we gather much more history and background, review the results of the assessments, and collaborate on what your intensive might look like.

5. Customized Intensive Proposal

After completing the assessment process, our team will design a treatment plan and intensive proposal for you. It will include proposed goals, schedule, and cost.