OTB Recovery Vidoes
(Group Therapy Series)
We’d like to introduce our latest endeavor, the infamous “OTB Group Therapy Series” Video Program, where we’ve got hundreds of thousands of helpful films to brighten your client group sessions… Ok, sorry, in truth we only have four videos. But we’re working on more. Soon this place will overflow with fine films, and we’ll be the center of the universe. Ha ha ha. But not yet.
NEW!! Created for counselors to use in group therapy, this video presents lots of wacky and useful distraction techniques to help clients deal with cravings to use. It ends with serious questions and answers for group discussion — they go by fast, so make sure to pause!
"So What's This About Coping Skills? (OTB Group Therapy Series)"
Between puppies on roller skates, people scaling mountains, and other unusual happenings, this video takes on the serious task of dealing with life’s problems, as well as reflecting on the difference between healthy and unhealthy skills. The video is for group therapy; don’t forget to pause for discussion questions and answers at the end.
"Recovery: How to Avoid Triggers (OTB Group Therapy Series)"
Created for counselors doing group therapy, this little film uses strange stories, upbeat music, and a bit of fun to help people in early recovery avoid triggers. Don’t forget to pause for discussion questions and answers at the end.
"Triggers & Cravings: An Interesting Video About Saying NO (OTB Group Therapy Series)"
This quirky video takes on the importance of saying “NO” to triggers and cravings. It includes a date with Perfection, a couple hundred stop signs, six people pondering, and the occasional joke. The video is for group therapy; don’t forget to pause for discussion questions and answers at the end.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does one use an OTB Recovery video? These little films are meant to be used with clients in group settings. Towards the end of the video, there’s a “pause here” screen followed by a list of discussion questions. Go over these questions with your clients, asking different opinions and encouraging them to personalize answers. The questions are reviewed towards the end of the video; please press pause for each answer.
Are OTB Recovery videos funny? No. Absolutely not. Okay, maybe a little, sometimes, if you’re in the right mood.
What topics will you be covering with future films? We’ve got several in the making, including “Stopping War Talk,” “Anger Management,” and “Journaling.”
I have feedback, advice, compliments, or criticism to offer. How do I pass it on? Oh, we’d love to hear it!! You can respond in the comments below, contacting me through the website, or sending correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
But what do you need feedback on? Our major challenge in video is timing: Going too fast or too slow? Also, what can we do to improve? What’s your image of the “ideal OTB video?” Thanks in advance if you respond!