Trauma & Addiction

Concurrent Trauma & Addiction Program (CTAP)

Designed for members of Canadian Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada, RCMP and First Responders for the treatment of Concurrent Trauma & Addiction.

  • 63-day residential treatment program
  • Small group format (maximum 8 people) ensures feelings of safety and in-depth sharing
  • Patients learn how to manage trauma symptoms and to abstain from their substance use
  • Focused therapy for the treatment of PTSD
  • Facilitated by Trauma Certified Clinicians

Program Focus:

  • Stabilization grounding techniques and self-regulation.
  • Specialized trauma-focused groups including psycho-education, cognitive processing and behavioural therapy, symptoms management, trauma and emotional processing.
  • Weekly PTSD/OSI group therapy as well as exposure and activation therapy.
  • Comprehensive groups that focus on issues pertaining to trauma such as emotional regulation and community integration.
  • Sleep hygiene sessions.
  • Biopsychosocial and spiritual 12-step approach.
  • Abstinence based program.
  • Specialized addiction focused groups which include addressing the essential addiction symptoms, lectures, group therapy and physical exercise.
  • Relapse prevention.
  • Patients learn how to manage trauma symptoms and to abstain from their substance use which supports successful recovery and maintenance of a new healthy lifestyle.
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