Journaling: Weaving Together Thoughts and Feelings through Writing

September 9th, 2013 | Posted by Tian Dayton in Addiction | Trauma - (Comments Off on Journaling: Weaving Together Thoughts and Feelings through Writing)

The translating of emotion into words is both illuminating and healing. It allows us to label what we’re feeling so that we can use our logical thinking to process and understand it. It allows us to witness the contents of our mind and heart as they pour out onto the paper. It helps the right …
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What Everyone Should Know About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

July 5th, 2013 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Addiction | Alcohol Addiction | Drug Addiction | Prescription Drug Addiction | Trauma - (Comments Off on What Everyone Should Know About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life, Love & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab  on  VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law  of  attraction to  recover from any addiction. Please  download your free E book “Filling The Empty  Heart” and your “Are You a  Love Addict Quiz?” at www.sherrygaba.com …
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Feeling Floor Check: Tools of the Trade

May 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Tian Dayton in Addiction | Trauma - (Comments Off on Feeling Floor Check: Tools of the Trade)

The Feeling Floor Check is one of my most popular exercises. I created it about fifteen or twenty years ago when managed care took over and at that time clinicians in our area were being given groups of thirty and told to provide them with a therapeutic experience. I adapted the concept of locogram and …
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The following experiential exercises for helping groups, both inpatient and outpatient, to process issues of trauma and grief are taken from  both The Living Stage and RTR Relationship Trauma Repair  by Tian Dayton, both available at HCIBOOKS.com  The Trauma Time Line: Working with Context and Narrative Goals: 1. To provide a visual context through which to …
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