Posts in the ‘Recovery’ Category

Communicating–In Spite of Cognitive Bias

February 7, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin The more emotional the topic, the more subjective we tend to be. And when something threatens us, it can be a real struggle to detach enough to come to a rational decision. You’ve mentioned that it’s important to talk to the alcoholic in a way that she or

14 Common Misconceptions About People Who Go to Therapy

By Sahaj Kohli Senior Contributors Editor, HuffPost MCMILLAN DIGITAL ART VIA GETTY IMAGES 13k No one ever hears a friend say “I have a doctor’s appointment” and immediately thinks that they must be rich or weak or crazy. It’s generally the right and less stubborn thing to see a professional when our body is injured or feels “atypical.” But

Anxiety Disorders – types and descriptions. Depression and Anxiety symptoms and treatments are so closely aligned they can be confused

Anxiety Disorders By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. ~ 2 min read Anxiety disorders are a set of related mental conditions that include: generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social phobia, and simple phobias. Anxiety disorders are treated by a combination of psychiatric medications and psychotherapy. Anxiety, worry, and stress are

HOW TO STOP A RELAPSE & LIMIT STRESSORS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Excellent article from the wonderful blog of iadvantage.com  By Larry Glaser on November 21, 2017 Home › Addiction Treatment News › How to Stop a Relapse & Limit Stressors During the Holidays In the winter holidays of November, December, and January, people experience their highest rates of anxiety all year. In fact, 84% of Americans report feeling moderately to overwhelmingly stressed during

No More People Pleasing! How to start recapturing your value, your voice, and your best self.

Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D.  ” Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.” –Albert Einstein I know just how you’re feeling: You feel disconnected, alone, and like no one understands you. Even if you could muster up the courage to speak your truth, you know deep down that others wouldn’t