The Black Hole: Trauma and Addiction

February 3rd, 2014 | Posted by Tian Dayton in ACoA | Addiction | Addiction Discussions | Addiction Education | Adolescents | PTSD | Relationships | Trauma - (Comments Off on The Black Hole: Trauma and Addiction)

It has long been understood in the vernacular of the addictions field that those whose “lives become unmanageable” through excessive use of drugs and alcohol may be trying to “drown their pain.” While initially, addicts may feel they have found a way to manage a pain-filled inner world, this synthetic form of mood management can …
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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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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 [email protected] for webinars, teleseminars, coaching packages and …
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Click Here To Access Your Free E Books. Gambling starts out for most people as a simple pastime that adds a bit of excitement to their daily life. This may include small wagers with friends on sporting activities, heading out to a casino or betting on a card game with friends. However, for some individuals, …
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When Healthy Becomes Deadly

November 8th, 2011 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Addiction | Addiction Discussions - (Comments Off on When Healthy Becomes Deadly)

When Healthy Becomes Deadly Eating disorders, specifically bulimia and anorexia, are fairly well understood by most people, at least at a surface level. For the general population the understanding of these addictions includes strict control of food intake including the use of laxatives and purging. However, this is another side of these drastic weight control …
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The Stubborn Addiction Field

October 20th, 2011 | Posted by Michael Taleff in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on The Stubborn Addiction Field)

Why are some folks in our field so stubborn about accepting new ideas?
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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 copy of “Manifest Holistic Health” from Sherry’s Enrich Your Life Series. Contact Sherry at [email protected] for webinars, teleseminars, …
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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 copy of “Manifest Holistic Health” from Sherry’s Enrich Your Life Series. Contact Sherry at [email protected] for webinars, teleseminars, …
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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 copy of “Manifest Holistic Health” from Sherry’s Enrich Your Life Series. Contact Sherry at [email protected] for webinars, teleseminars, …
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