DWI Counseling

DWI Counseling | ASAM Criteria Compliant

The Ethos Foundation is one of the first Counseling Programs in the United States to be approved to provide DWI Counseling services under the new American Society of Addiction Medicine’s (ASAM) criteria. Contact us for your treatment needs.

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The Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy Center

The Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy Center was established by ETHOS in 1993, in response to ever increasing needs of individuals and families with substance abuse and/or mental health needs. Research reveals that drug treatment and mental health counseling words when it is approached holistically, and take into account that drugs use affects the whole person. At ETHOS, we believe that as the individual is impacted by drugs, alcohol and mental health issues, so is the functionality of the family unit. Therefore, in treating the individual we recognize that it is important to also address the impact on those who love and care for them.

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General Mental Health & Substance Abuse

The Ethos Foundation (Ethos) is a non-profit Virginia corporation founded in 1978 which, for the last 39 continuous years, has served the Northern Virginia and its environs by providing quality treatment for mental health, substance abuse and a variety of Addictive behaviors and Addictions. Ethos is the oldest provider of those services in the Metropolitan area. While a number of theoretical orientations are represented on the staff, Cognitive behavior/ problem solving and brief Strategic Family Therapy are the predominant ones.

SERVICES AVAILABLE TO THIS POPULATION

  • Individual, Group and Family Therapy – Mental Health
  • Intensive Out Patient – Substance Abuse
  • Individual, Group and Family Therapy – Substance Abuse
  • Relapse Prevention Groups – Substance Abuse
  • Drug and Alcohol Education Groups for Adolescents
  • Drug and Alcohol Education Groups for Families
  • Couples Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Gender Identity
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Child Custody Evaluation
  • Anger Management
  • Gang Affiliation
  • Truancy
  • Bereavement
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Addictive Behaviors and Addictions

Addictive behaviors are often overlooked in the treatment of many Mental Health Problems. These behaviors take on many forms, most of which many do not even think of as addictive. When such behaviors significantly interfere with one’s enjoyment of life and prevent one’s reaching a full and complete occupational, educational and social functioning, they must be addressed. Over the past ten years, Ethos has conducted research focusing on specific behaviors, developing a unique treatment approach for each. The addictive areas that we offer help in are listed below.:

ADDICTIVE AREAS

  • ALCOHOL
  • ILLEGAL
  • DRUGS
  • PRESCRIBED DRUGS
  • GAMBLING
  • OVER EATING
  • INTERNET SEX
  • SEXTING
  • PORNOGRAPHY
  • SPENDING
  • SHOPPING
  • EXERCISE
  • LYING
  • OBSESSIONS
  • COMPULSIONS
  • PARANOIA