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March 2019

Out and About
March 30, 2019

Inaugural Training and Networking Event at Amen Clinic-DC in Reston, VA

On March 29, 2019 Angie Harris, LCSW, LSATP, MAC, MA attended the inaugural training and networking event at Amen Clinic-DC in Reston, VA. Angie connected with other professionals specializing in complementary services such as art therapy, therapeutic yoga, eating disorder treatment, psychological testing, naturopath and aromatherapy treatment, as well as…
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Substance Use/Process Addiction
March 26, 2019

What Are Process Addictions?

In 2014, The Institute for Addiction Study recognized and included ten addictions to behaviors with dopamine-releasing substances to include in the Periodic Table of the Intoxicants. Due to the problems presented by individuals that met the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) criteria for an addiction, these ten behaviors were added:…
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Substance Use/Process Addiction
March 12, 2019

SMART Recovery Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Congratulations to SMART Recovery® for celebrating its 25thanniversary this year. SMART Recovery started back in 1994 and was founded by Joe Gerstein and Tom Horvath. It was established as an alternative path to recovery, utilizing principles of self-empowerment, based on motivational and cognitive therapies. What is Smart Recovery? SMART Recovery…
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Substance Use/Process Addiction
March 3, 2019

It’s Day 10 of DRYUARY™ Challenge: Am I Ready To Change?

  https://youtu.be/Hi73c_f0AVo?list=PLtKPEAc3LODyqgB-CEfG99EH6LEpjcBJJ “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Jalal Ad-Din Rumi, Persian poet & mystic Are you ready to do something about your drinking? The following Stages of Change model can be very helpful in…
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