• Connecting With Your Higher Power
    Friday, March 5th, 2021

    Connecting With Your Higher Power

    Dr. David Fawcett In last week’s post to this site, I wrote about how you can find a Higher Power that meshes with your values and beliefs – a...
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  • Identifying Unmet Dependency Needs
    Monday, March 1st, 2021

    Identifying Unmet Dependency Needs

    As infants, all human beings have the three primary needs – sustenance (food and water), shelter (home and protection), and nurturing (emotional connection). Infants are dependent on others for...
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  • Finding Your Higher Power
    Friday, February 26th, 2021

    Finding Your Higher Power

    Dr. David Fawcett When addicts (of all kinds) first enter a process of recovery and healing, they are often confused about the nature of spirituality and how it might...
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  • COVID-19 and the Grief Process
    Thursday, February 25th, 2021

    COVID-19 and the Grief Process

    Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW, CSAT Today we are all grieving. We are grieving the loss of our freedoms, a predictable future, the lives and roles left behind in our...
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  • Understanding Secondary Addictions
    Monday, February 22nd, 2021

    Understanding Secondary Addictions

    Scott Brassart Secondary addictions are common among both substance addicts and sex/porn addicts (and other types of addicts, too). Generally speaking, there are two types of secondary addictions: cross-addictions...
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  • Understanding the Spin Cycle of Addiction
    Monday, February 15th, 2021

    Understanding the Spin Cycle of Addiction

    Scott Brassart Most people think of addiction in the “active” stage of the cycle, where the individual is actually drinking, using, or engaging in an addictive behavior (such as...
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  • Wounded Healers: Labyrinth
    Thursday, February 11th, 2021

    Wounded Healers: Labyrinth

    By Tim Stein Meditation from Gifts of Recovery. Labyrinth –Therapy metaphor A labyrinth is a formation that looks like a maze. However, unlike a maze, which presents choices to make regarding...
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