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By: Deborah G.

One on one therapy at Cliffside Malibu, a treatment center in Malibu, California.
Seven Signs You Need to Find a New Therapist

Seven Signs You Need to Find a New Therapist I am always sad to hear of an individual or couple giving…

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Two people talking about the stages of change model in addiction recovery.
How to Tell Which Therapist is Right for You

How to Tell Which Therapist is Right for You One of the most important aspects of addiction recovery is intensive one-on-one…

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Ten Ways to Refresh without Taking a Vacation

Ten Ways to Refresh without Taking a Vacation Sometimes, it’s just not possible to get away for a week or two…

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How to Tell If Someone Has Unhealed Trauma

How to Tell If Someone Has Unhealed Trauma People come into our lives at many different times. For those with whom…

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Four Signs Your College Student Could Be Abusing Drugs or Alcohol

Four Signs Your College Student Could Be Abusing Drugs or Alcohol It’s difficult to send your child off to college. If…

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A Stroll in Nature Improves Mental Health

A Stroll in Nature Improves Mental Health Before I earned my graduate degrees and changed my career to focus on addiction…

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Child Abuse Prepares the Brain for a Lifetime of Mental Health Issues

Child Abuse Prepares the Brain for a Lifetime of Mental Health Issues We can see the aftermath of childhood trauma on…

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“Be Courteous with Fireworks” Signs for Combat Vets: Do They Help?

“Be Courteous with Fireworks” Signs for Combat Vets: Do They Help? We’re coming up on the Fourth of July, the day…

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7 Things Parents Should Know about Substance Abuse

7 Things Parents Should Know about Substance Abuse Though I think sometimes reporters state facts in a strong tone to get…

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Why People Aren't Talking About Substance Use Disorder, man talking to woman in white shirt and glasses.
Does Addiction Recovery Require a Change in Consciousness?

Does Addiction Recovery Require a Change in Consciousness? The last ten days, I’ve been at conferences hosted by Yale University and…

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