Healing Recovery

The Game-Changer in Healing and Recovery: Shame he football season is in high gear. Fans across the country are relishing their chance to watch their favorite teams and hold onto high hopes of glory on the gridiron. Coaches speak of offense and defense, exciting player match-ups, and keys to victory. One of the keys to...
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Living w/ Addiction

Living with an addiction “You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave!” – The Eagles, Hotel California Whenever we hear that someone is battling an addiction, our first thought may be “Just stop.”  Other times it might be “How could they let, it get so bad?”  Those who battle with...
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Enhance Your Marriage

5 Things You Can Do to Enhance Your Marriage 1. Gratitude for your Partner Enhance your marriage by expressing gratitude. We have all heard about keeping gratitude journals to increase happiness and reduce anxiety. Try keeping a gratitude journal for your spouse. Everyday list 3-5 things that you are grateful for about that person. You...
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Help Teens Young Adults

How do parents help their teenage and young adult children most? Parents often struggle to find the most helpful way to empower their older children without going to the extremes of either being overbearing (the “helicopter” parent) or appearing to be uncaring (the completely “hands-off-because-you’re-on-your-own” parent). The principles I share below will help you help...
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#MeToo I am often asked how I can work with trauma victims all day without it leaving me completely void of energy, or worse. Particularly, victims of sexual abuse, hearing the stories, so different and yet so much of the same, over and over again. What’s most interesting to me though is that my job...
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