This post discusses “cognitive restructuring,” which is a technique to reduce negative thinking which is often at the core of a person’s behavior (turns out, people really are their own worst enemy).
When someone gives up substances, a vacuum in his or her life emerges. One of the fallacies of recovery is that once someone stops using
Beware: This message may offend you… One of the harder aspects of trying to treat addiction and substance abuse is that sometimes people want me
One morning, I was eating with a colleague who was trying to encourage me to take on a certain project. I was hesitant; his pitch
After listening to so many families talk about their addict with anger and worry, I put together a flowchart that I feel can shortcut any
The simple fact of which I’ve become certain is that we all need to recognize the good and understand the bad. What most people do