Often the next appropriate level of care following IOP, the same Harbor of Grace counselors can continue to meet with their patients on an outpatient, one-to-one basis as needed. Patients and their therapist typically meet once per week to discuss and explore issues of early recovery. Themes that may emerge are relationships, stress, anxiety, depression, physical and emotional trauma, spirituality and other life issues. The individual level of focus often helps individuals achieve permanent changes in their substance use behaviors. Therapy will address major lifestyle, attitudinal and behavioral issues that have the potential to undermine the goal of wellness and recovery or inhibit the individual’s ability to cope with major life tasks without the non-medical use of addictive substances.