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Benefits of PHP

Embarking on a new journey of recovery can be daunting and scary.  You may be wondering how people are able to get sober, let alone stay sober, and manage their daily life tasks and all of the emotions that one may feel.  This process is not meant to be done alone, and that’s why there…

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Am I Codependent?

What is Codependency? Codependency can be misunderstood because of the fact that there are a lot of symptoms presented with codependent behaviors as it is not a one size fits all type of situation. You will see a lot of different versions of the definition, but it primarily is defined by a relationship that has…

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What is Reiki?

How Can it Help Treat Addiction? Drug and Alcohol treatment varies depending on the person, the environment, and the belief system the individual involved in the treatment presently has. Over the years there have been changes to the treatment offered within the drug and alcohol community; a variety of therapeutic modalities (including gestalt therapy, cognitive…

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Importance of Dual Diagnosis: PTSD

Most individuals who are presently seeking treatment for substance abuse whether it is drugs or alcohol also have an underlying mental health condition. Whether it is anxiety, PTSD, depression, or another mental illness, a variety of individuals with substance use related conditions are self medicating to help manage their mental health symptoms. Because mental illness…

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How to Pick a Good Therapist- Opinion

By Gregg Snook M.A., NCC, LPC So you have decided to see a therapist! Good for you! This isn’t always an easy decision, as there is a lot that goes into seeing a mental health professional.  But this decision means you have decided to see someone who was recommended or you found to help you…