There is no one Addictive or Compulsive Behavior. There are many. Sex, gambling, internet pornography, cutting, eating disorders, these would be the more common examples of just a few. Additionally,…Read More
Addiction Counselors are specialists in treating individuals with addiction disorders.
As a substance abuse counselor, clients have come to me thrilled their loved one has stopped drinking, yet report that their partnership is as brittle as tinder and inexplicably worse than…Read More
One in four boys will be sexually abused this year and they won’t tell a soul. Instead, they will repress their feelings, try to forget the abuse ever happened and…Read More
Addiction is a chronic and progressive disease affecting the body, mind and spirit of the individual with the chemical dependency. While this may be common knowledge, what is less likely…Read More
We are human and we need relationships. Relationships afford us the opportunity to find purpose, feel connected, and experience joy. When we are recovering humans, we need three types of…Read More
A surprise phone call or a visit from a friend or loved one exposes a family member as having a drug or alcohol problem. Now what? The natural inclination is…Read More