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Is addiction a disease?

Not everyone agrees addiction is a disease. Does it help or hinder recovering addicts to think about their struggles in this way?...

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How is substance use different in men and women?

Should treatment of substance use disorders in men and women be individualized? Research provides key differences between use of marijuana,...

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Beyond Depression – Therapy Lights

Starting as large, expensive boxes, therapy lights have gone beyond seasonal depression. Ranging in size, they are about to become your...

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Attachment and You: The Still Face Experiment

You can tell a lot from watching someone's face. Especially it's your mother. Behold, The Still Face Experiment. #experiment #attachment...

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The Feelings Wheel: A Tool for Improving Emotional Intelligence

Many of my clients struggle to identify and name their emotions. I’ll ask how they are feeling and what I’ll get back is either what...

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Facing Codependence – Book Review

Writing in plain, straight forward language, without resorting to a first grade reading level, she identifies the core characteristics of...

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