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Breaking the Fantasy of Living in a One-Sided...


If you're looking for happiness without sadness, health without disease, pleasure without pain and more, then you're living...

Saf Buxy
03 Mar, 2021

Aquarelle: A Spiritual Journey Through Watercolor


Although I am a health attorney with a very active practice representing primarily addiction treatment and mental health...

Renée M. Popovits
03 Mar, 2021

Codependency by Gina Tabrizy


Codependency is a term that was originally used to describe the person in relationship with a person dependent on or...

Gina H. Tabrizy, MS, MFT
03 Mar, 2021

Journeys on the Red Road


Four years ago I started to produce a feature documentary inspired by a meeting with Sheila Raye Charles the daughter of...

Paul Steinbroner
03 Mar, 2021

6 Tips for working with your Coaching Client who...


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” - Ralph Waldo...

Transformational Solutions
03 Mar, 2021

How Can The Angels Help You?


Angels are powerful partners, especially during times of great change. But most people don’t know to call on their...

Josie Ramirez-Herndon
03 Mar, 2021

Ibogaine: An Alternative Universe of Drug...


My Ibogaine Journey Began In January 2015 In Las Vegas, Nevada As I sat across from the three new members of the SMART...

Spero Alexio
11 Jan, 2021

2021: A Year of Resilience


If you’re reading this, then congratulations because you survived 2020!  Between the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, a...

KEN SEELEY, CCMI, CIP, CTP,...
11 Jan, 2021

Letting Go of 2020, Moving Into 2021


Trauma, and let’s face it this past year has had some features of trauma, can cause us to lose a sense of context, events...

TIAN DAYTON, MA, ,
09 Jan, 2021

Who I am now?


Most of us have had a lot of time to re-imagine our lives.   To successfully navigate our changing world brought on by...

Sheri Laine , Diplomate of...
09 Jan, 2021

New Laws for Addiction Treatment Parity Likely to...


Avea Solutions, a revenue cycle management software provider, has expanded its leadership team to include the appointment of...

Pete Nielsen
09 Jan, 2021

Power of Joy and Playfulness


Playfulness in everyday life is the best way to live. When you are in joy and utter fun, you release all resistance and...

Josie Ramirez-Herndon
09 Jan, 2021

A Christian Approach to Relapse Prevention


Point to Ponder: Relapse is a process, not an event. Recovery Wisdom: If you do what you’ve always done, you’re going...

Spero Alexio
07 Nov, 2020

What the Election Taught Us About the Future of...


The stigma behind addiction can become all-consuming and ultimately impact a recovering individual’s ability to pursue...

Pete Nielsen
06 Nov, 2020

Maslow’s Expanded Hierarchy in SUD Education...


The disease of addiction is one that affects body, mind and spirit. Without addressing all three, the risk of relapse can be...

WILLIAM WOODBURY, CADC II,...
02 Nov, 2020

Treatment, Recovery and the Role of a Recovery...


When talking about Substance Use Disorders or an addiction, people often assume that the words treatment and recovery have...

David Malow Recovery Coach
26 Oct, 2020

The Challenges and Gifts of the Holidays


With autumn coming to a close, the holidays are quickly approaching. This year the season is cloaked under the umbrella of a...

Inner Direction Recovery
24 Oct, 2020

Self-regulation: A 'Handy' Way to Calmness and...


Self-regulation: A 'Handy' Way to Calmness and Connection” was first published on , an Online Journal on November 2,...

Dr. Simone Ravicz
24 Oct, 2020

Taking a Knee: Barriers and Facilitators to...


Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members experience depression at higher rates than civilian Canadians. Mental health services...

Phoenix Counselling Services
24 Oct, 2020

What is Awakened Living?


When we have forgotten the truth of who and what we are, we are living unconsciously. Our thoughts and behaviors are taken...

T J Woodward
23 Oct, 2020

Moving Beyond Judgment


Judgment can be seen as the opposite of love. When judgment is present, it cuts us off from love, or at the very least it...

T J Woodward
22 Oct, 2020

Brain Injuries and Implications for Successful...


“They Keep Telling Me I’m Crazy: A Navy SEAL’s Desperate Search for Answers About His Own Brain Injury & His...

H. Spencer O'Neal
01 Oct, 2020

Addiction Recovery and Self-Love


To unlearn our core false beliefs, to look inward at what is keeping us locked in unhealthy patterns, we need to create safe...

T J Woodward
27 Sep, 2020

Deal With It


My meditation guide asks me to envision a happy place. I imagine tall ferns swaying in the wind and a cliff's edge that...

Elliott Rodriguez
27 Sep, 2020

Addiction: Covid-19 & Relapse


Covid-19 has brought a new set of parameters to us. With Self-isolation, no in-person support networks , living, working –...

Dr. Louise Stanger, , LCSW,...
10 Sep, 2020

What is Relationship Addiction?


We are biologically hardwired to connect with other people and go through life two by two, and culturally hardwired to...

Sherry Gaba, LCSW Licensed...
10 Sep, 2020

Maintaining Referral Relations During Covid


How To Maintain Referral Relationships During COVID & Beyond Behavioral Health (BH) organizations across the US have...

Jeri Davis,
10 Sep, 2020

Prescription Drug Addiction: Putting “Dirty...


Time to pick up your remote, find the Oxygen Channel and watch Season 2, Episode 5 of “License to Kill” (also available...

Joan Borsten
10 Sep, 2020

How To Transform Your Center Into A Quantum...


Have you ever considered designing the energy field that you live and work within to uplift you and raise your vibration...

Helena Reilly
10 Sep, 2020

Conscious Beings


Humans, as a species, are still learning, growing and evolving to a higher level of consciousness and awareness. If you are...

Steven S. Sadleir, ,...
10 Sep, 2020

Resilient Recovery - The ability to self-regulate...


In working with peak performing athletes I found that in preparing them for high pressure situations the more they practiced...

Dr. Stephen Sideroff
08 Jul, 2020

Reversing the Ratio: A Formula for Teenager...


Intense kids elicit negative attention.  Full stop.  It’s no one’s fault, it is just the reality. “Stop that!”,...

Russell Rice, MFT
08 Jul, 2020

Equalizing The Scales of Justice For The...


History is not meant to be rewritten or erased.  It is yesterday.  It is the past.  We are to live in the present.  We...

Renée M. Popovits
07 Jul, 2020

Your Company, Your Vision, Your Fate


Great companies are defined by many things; their leadership, their ability to execute, and how they respond to change....

Stampp Corbin, MBA
07 Jul, 2020

The Missing Ingredient in Addiction Treatment


The  sad fact about addiction treatment in the US is that, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the...

Leslie Gold
07 Jul, 2020

Commitment is what transforms a promise into...


“Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality. It is the words that speak boldly of your intentions. And the...

Candy Finnigan
07 Jun, 2020

Whats Getting Triggered for You During COVID-19?


COVID-19 has hit us all, clients and therapists. It is one of those unique, historical moments, like 9/11, when we’re...

TIAN DAYTON, MA, ,
05 Jun, 2020

Out of The Madness


Anecdotal experiences are, of course, respective, yet I am a firm believer that a lesson lived is a lesson learned. Through...

Saf Buxy
04 Jun, 2020

Recovery View Reflections


When Josie asked me to write a piece for the 50th edition of Recovery View it caused me to pause and realize our dance with...

Lee McCormick
04 Jun, 2020

Life in the time of COVID-19


Change can lead to enlightenment, even if on occasion we move forward dragging, kicking, screaming. I will often remind...

Sheri Laine , Diplomate of...
04 Jun, 2020

Where’s the Empathy in Addiction Treatment?


I have been fortunate enough over the past 25 years to sit in on Chemical Dependence (CD) groups and provide feedback to...

Bob Tyler, BA, LAADC, ACRPS,...
04 Jun, 2020

Relapse Prevention Planning Is Crucial For...


Clearly Defining Relapse Is Crucial If you ask someone in the medical field about relapse, they most likely will say...

Dr. Stephen F. Grinstead, Dr....
04 Jun, 2020

Why You Need to Clear Stress from Your Path to...


Recovery is defined in the dictionary as “a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength.” And while we’re...

Tzeli Triantafillou
04 Jun, 2020

Sexual Health in the Age of Sex Addiction


As a member of the sex addiction fellowships for more than a quarter of a century, I’ve heard a lot of stories about...

Andrew Susskind
04 Jun, 2020

Spiritual Disconnection


“I am whole and perfect in every way.” From a spiritual perspective, life’s journey can be seen as an attempt to...

T J Woodward
06 May, 2020

Exploring the Psychology Behind Why Some People...


Image: Source: Unsplash The 1960s saw the height of the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War, seeing over...

Reese Jones
30 Nov, 2019

How Do Your Treatment Completion Rates Compare?


One of the most critical elements for an addiction treatment program to manage effectively is the percentage of patients who...

Joanna Condie
28 Sep, 2018

Understanding Trauma and Substance Abuse


Trauma can be a difficult subject to understand. To put it simply, trauma is a specific psychological or emotional response...

Matt Boyle
28 Sep, 2018

The Unique Needs of Emerging Adults in Our...


Our youngest generations are facing unprecedented difficulties and uncertainties in their future. They have the highest...

Becky Flood
28 Sep, 2018

Stress, Resiliency and the Path Toward Spiritual...


At first glance, Mark’s life looks like a train wreck. His wife of 20 years died suddenly of complications from a chronic...

Brian Luke Seaward, PhD
28 Sep, 2018

Structured Water As The Vibrational Medicine of...


The above image is a high-speed photography image of our original Harmony strong Structured Water Formula. The images of...

28 Sep, 2018

Brain Space: A “Balancing” Act for Recovery...


The intricate workings of the human brain are one of the mysterious last frontiers of modern medicine. While gross anatomy...

James Gagne, and Sonnee...
28 Sep, 2018

You Don’t Need Prince Charming


The very public engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has the world buzzing about another royal wedding. The image of...

Sherry Gaba, LCSW Licensed...
28 Sep, 2018

Back to School for Socially Phobic Extroverts


Many kids with severe social phobias are never identified because they masquerade as extroverts. They "have to" be...

Dr. Steven Brodsky
28 Sep, 2018

Sober Living Regulations: A Look at Trending...


Sober living facilities, also known as recovery residences or drug and alcohol-free housing, have been largely unregulated...

Lillie Singh, Esq.
28 Sep, 2018

Whats the Secret Handshake to Match Client...


Clinicians in private practice have a lot of autonomy. But none of us “go it alone” - we work with a network of other...

Dr. Tony Greco
25 Mar, 2018

ADDICTION HAS TAKEN MY FAMILY HOSTAGE


Today is like every other day. I start it with turning on the shower, walking to the kitchen to feed the cat, to the garage...

Gail Echeverria
08 Mar, 2018

From the Frontlines - Brief Counseling in...


I typically wake up at 4:00am each day to go to the gym, but on the morning of January 9, 2018, I was already stirring at...

Christina Kelley, ACSW, ...
08 Mar, 2018

Intuitive Parenting: Whats That?


Intuitive parenting: Now, you ask yourself what does INTUITIVE parenting mean? Most would even consider those two words to...

Tonya Meeks
08 Mar, 2018

TMS Informed


You are likely beginning to hear the whispers of TMS which stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. You are probably...

Suzanne Jessee
08 Mar, 2018
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