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The Biology Of Addiction

Some in the addictions field have suggested that addiction is a medical condition like diabetes. Yet, many find the medical view antithetical to a psychological and spiritual view of addiction. Fundamental...
Addiction And Recovery

Addiction And Recovery

I feel it is important to approach recovery in much the same way I approach all of my patients – holistically – body, soul (mind) and spirit. The triad of body-mind-spirit...
How Combat Sports Help Battle Addiction

How Combat Sports Help Battle Addiction

Even after achieving recovery, many graduates of addiction programs relapse not long after returning to their previous environment. Although taking up a hobby can be a valid preventative measure in itself,...
Hidden Contributors To Addiction

Hidden Contributors To Addiction

My new position on the editorial board of the Journal of Reward Deficiency Syndrome (JRDS) has allowed me a unique view into a world of addiction research that I never had...
When Winning is Losing

When Winning is Losing

When Winning is Losing:When a client comes into treatment, usually they aren’t seeking help strictly from an internal motivation of wanting to change every aspect of their life. More often than...
stressed women running her hand through her hair

Death Of A Family

Death Of A Family:An older woman with red rimmed empty eyes sat by the bed of the 40-year-old patient in 14B. I knew those eyes. I have had those eyes, those...

DYING TO BE THIN

Very early in my counseling career, a beautiful young woman came to me for help with her addiction. Her name was Debbie. When she walked into my center, Debbie was malnourished....

MAKING PEACE WITH YOUR PAST: CHOOSING HEALTH AND HAPPINESS

“A life lived without forgiveness is a prison.” ~ William Arthur Ward Forgiveness is not only a state of mind, but it is a state of being. It is woven through the...

OBESITY AND ADDICTION

The Disease of Addiction In 1959, amid much skepticism and controversy, the American Medical Association (AMA) declared alcoholism a disease. “Alcoholism is a primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors...

“WE SHALL OVERCOME…” TRANSCENDING TRAUMA AND THRIVING THROUGH GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY

When I was a rookie addictions counselor, I had repeated run-ins with clinical supervisors. The conflicts centered around the abuse histories of men and women at the treatment centers where I...

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