Category Archives: Centered Recovery Programs

  • Mindful Problem Solving
    Thursday, October 18th, 2018

    Mindful Problem Solving

    In my work as a therapist I help clients lower their stress response through breath work and thinking through options; hypothetical, outrageous or immediate rule-outs, to help lower the...
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  • To End Stigma, End Labels.  All of Them.
    Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    To End Stigma, End Labels. All of Them.

    Many people in the addiction treatment and prevention field as well as countless other professionals and recovery advocates often talk about ending the stigma of addiction. The basic concept...
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  • Resiliency and Recovery
    Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

    Resiliency and Recovery

    There is a new book out by NY Times bestselling author Rick Hanson, Ph.D. called Resilient: How to grow and unshakable core of calm, strength, and happiness. Hanson’s previous...
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  • Celebrating National Recovery Month 2018
    Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

    Celebrating National Recovery Month 2018

    It’s National Recovery Month again! Each September, millions of people across the country celebrate the annual observance in many ways, from concerts and walks to open houses and educational...
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  • Outside-in Misunderstanding
    Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

    Outside-in Misunderstanding

    Have you ever felt like someone made you extremely angry? Who hasn’t! When someone does something we don’t like, something that seems designed to bug us or piss us...
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  • MBSR and Addiction Treatment
    Monday, May 7th, 2018

    MBSR and Addiction Treatment

    The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn through the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He studied Eastern philosophy and...
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