Yes or No: A Good Way to Begin Each Day

July 17th, 2015 | Posted by Patricia O'Gorman, PhD in Girly Thoughts | Grief - (Comments Off on Yes or No: A Good Way to Begin Each Day)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/candace-johnson/living-in-the-moment_b_7754246.html   I’ve attached a blog written by someone who may be familiar to you, Candace Johnson, the editor of my last three books, who I praise in my acknowledgments. She sent me this blog on July 11, just before my book signing in Lake Placid, NY. With all of the busyness of my life, …
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Introducing Our New Contributing Blogger, Joan E. Childs!

August 27th, 2014 | Posted by Editor in Family Issues | Grief | Mental Illness | Therapy - (Comments Off on Introducing Our New Contributing Blogger, Joan E. Childs!)

Counselor, along with HCI Books  is pleased to welcome Joan E. Childs, LCSW, as our newest contributing blogger! Joan E. Childs has been a licensed clinical social worker since 1978 specializing in change work for human potentiality, personal growth and self actualization. She was chosen to be the first affiliate of the John Bradshaw Center in the United States …
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Forgiveness: Why It’s Worth It

April 29th, 2014 | Posted by Tian Dayton in ACoA | Grief | PTSD | Relationships - (Comments Off on Forgiveness: Why It’s Worth It)

Life is full of pain. About this we have no choice, it comes with the territory. What we do have choice around is how much we suffer. Life is full of ups and downs and feeling wounded occasionally doesn’t necessarily indicate that we’re doing anything wrong. Forgiveness allows us to be in charge of our …
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The Use of Psychodrama in Dealing With Grief and Addiction-Related Loss and Trauma

March 27th, 2014 | Posted by Tian Dayton in Addiction | Addiction & Recovery | Grief | Therapy | Trauma - (Comments Off on The Use of Psychodrama in Dealing With Grief and Addiction-Related Loss and Trauma)

ABSTRACT. This article is an adaptation of a chapter from the author’s 2005 book, The Living Stage: A Step by Step Guide to Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Experiential Group Therapy. The author proposes the use of psychodrama to help clients in recovery who are dealing with complicated grief issues associated with  addiction and addition related trauma. …
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