Storytellers capture the essence of a happening, distill wisdom and pass
it on to others. I am a storyteller and the tale I tell is about the
movement from powerlessness and want to choices and empowerment.
Early recovery is a tricky time. Early success, feeling fragile. Going
one day at a time, often for the first time. Relapse lurking at the
gates of a new sobriety. The senses are finally being thawed; the mind
is beginning to clear. Knowledge begins to pour in; new skills are
learned. And beneath this exciting surface is a seemingly dark undertow
that many mistakenly try to keep at bay — family issues.
Wilhelm Reich was a student of Freud, who departed from psychoanalysis and proposed a different treatment approach called “Psychiatric Orgone Therapy.”