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Trauma: Myths and Realities

Trauma: Myths and Realities

Psychological trauma is widely acknowledged to be a major contributor to addiction and human suffering in general. But as the mental health profession has begun to focus more and more on...
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Digital Storytelling: A New Healing Tool For Veterans And Military Families Coping With Post-...

As far back as 3,000 years ago, an Egyptian warrior Hori wrote about how he felt at the start of a battle: “You determine to go forward… Shuddering seizes you, the...

Trauma And Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder And Adolescent Substance Use Disorder

There is a growing recognition of the extent of exposure to psychological trauma among substance using adolescents and its potential to compromise the effectiveness of treatment for substance use disorders. This...

Acupuncture And Addiction Recovery

Bob was a manager for a major corporation. He came to my office some years ago for a consultation and evaluation for symptoms related to a digestive disorder. During that consultation...
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Families With Addiction

Living in a family where one or more of its members has an active addiction to drugs, alcohol, or any other destructive compulsive behavior has become so common, at this point...
DYING TO BE THIN

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....
DENIAL

DENIAL FABLES

What Drives It? “Damn! It’s 2 o’clock in the morning, and I’m still awake.” “You’re awake because that thing deep inside keeps gnawing at you.” “Oh no, not you again!” “Yeah, it’s me, what’s left...
EQUINE FACILITATED PSYCHOTHERAPY

HOW CAN I CONNECT WITH YOU WHEN I BARELY KNOW ME? EQUINE FACILITATED...

The isolation resulting from substance dependence is deeply damaging. 12 Step programs acknowledge the importance of connection in fellowship and the Steps. Yet social connection remains difficult for many recovering people....
TRAUMA AND ADDICTION

TRAUMA AND ADDICTION: A TRAUMA INFORMED PERSPECTIVE.

When I do an intake on someone seeing me for therapy, I always take history from birth to present. I create a timeline of traumatic events and mark the onset of...
TRANSCENDING TRAUMA

“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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