One Billion Rising..By Dancing?

March 12th, 2013 | Posted by Patricia O'Gorman, PhD in Addiction | Uncategorized - (Comments Off on One Billion Rising..By Dancing?)

One billion? and we’re not talking about the Sequestration, which is planning to cut one trillion anyway, or the population of the US that is only about 315 million.  No, we are speaking about a global effort involving more than three times the population of the US — we are speaking about women uniting around …
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Denial: Is it Always Pathological?

February 11th, 2013 | Posted by Tian Dayton in Addiction | Addiction Discussions | Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Denial: Is it Always Pathological?)

Denial is a word that people in recovery use often. It  refers to an addict denying their own increasing use and abuse and it’s affect on their life and the lives of those around them, or an enabler denying the progression and impact of  an addict’s escalating addiction. But is denial always pathological? Are there …
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Women And Porn Addictions: The New Relationship Crisis?

February 1st, 2013 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Addiction Discussions | Sex Addiction | Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Women And Porn Addictions: The New Relationship Crisis?)

In the last 20 years or more a lot of information has come to the surface about the somewhat hidden issue of porn addiction for men. Although there had been options for guys to get their hands on porn long before the internet age, easy access to both free and paid website offering every type …
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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  The Trauma Time Line: Working with Context and Narrative Goals: 1. To provide a visual context through which to …
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Texting Addiction: R U JOKG?

December 14th, 2012 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Addiction - (Comments Off on Texting Addiction: R U JOKG?)

Texting has become a way of life for most people from adults through to the young teens that own a cell phone. It is a simple and effective way to share information in very short, concise messages that saves the need for those sometimes time consuming personal phone calls. The idea behind texting is wonderful, …
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Questions (Again)

August 15th, 2012 | Posted by Michael Taleff in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Questions (Again))

Something good and worthwhile.
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Do not confuse denial and overconfidence. Distinguish the difference and better treat your client base.
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Mere Theorizing Doesn’t Cut It

March 31st, 2012 | Posted by Michael Taleff in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Mere Theorizing Doesn’t Cut It)

There remains one little fly in the soup for mere theorizing. Do the theories represent true progress in our field?
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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & 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 Books from Sherry’s Enrich Your Life Series. Contact Sherry at for webinars, teleseminars, coaching packages and …
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