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Substance Use/Process Addiction

FamilySubstance Use/Process Addiction
September 17, 2018

Drinking Demons Turn into Grateful Gifts

My father’s Demons became my gift from God to help others like me. Before deciding whether to keep drinking or when enough is enough, read my story to understand what being the child of an alcoholic parent feels like. I took the rules from my traumatic childhood of abuse and…
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FamilyMental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
September 3, 2018

The Impact of Legalization on Health, Wellness, and Community

Marijuana is legal in many areas.  But some studies show a rise in some negative effects of use since legalization.  What can we learn from this?   Check  out Cyndi’s most recent article in GoodTherapy.org entitle, The Impact of Legalization on Health, Wellness, and Community.
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MedicationMental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
June 6, 2018

Dr. Anand Answers Questions About Psychiatric Medications

Am I on the right medication? How do I know if it is working? These are among the most common questions I get asked by patients. Naturally it stems from people wanting to learn more about their medications, including how they work. I try to set up realistic expectations for…
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Mental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
May 15, 2018

How Are You Feeling? Take a Minute to HALT for Your Health

Hungry, angry, lonely, or tired? Taking care of these needs when they arise helps us feel better physically but can also improve mental and emotional wellness.  Read Cyndi's most recent article in GoodTherapy.org entitled, How Are You Feeling? Take a Minute to HALT for Your Health.
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FamilyMental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
April 16, 2018

Answers to Your Questions About Residential Treatment for Addiction

Check  out Cyndi's most recent article in GoodTherapy.org entitle, Answer to Your Questions About Residential Treatment for Addiction. Considering residential treatment? Helping a loved one explore their options for addiction treatment? These answers to FAQs about rehab may help you decide.
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Substance Use/Process Addiction
April 3, 2018

What Should I Look for When Seeking Help for Drug or Alcohol Abuse?

Check out Cyndi’s most recent article in GoodTherapy.org entitled, What Should I Look for When Seeking Help for Drug or Alcohol Abuse? You've decided to seek help for substance abuse, but how do you know where to start looking for help? These considerations can help you find the right support.
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Mental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
March 13, 2018

Mindfulness and Meditation: The Newest Fad or a Doorway to Mental Balance?

The terms “mindfulness” and “meditation” have become such buzzwords in our current culture that one wonders if they are the psychological equivalent of the latest overhyped “lose weight quick” fad. However, mindfulness and meditation’s benefits have been experienced worldwide for at least 3,000 years! While mindfulness and meditation are closely…
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Substance Use/Process Addiction
February 21, 2018

How Are You Doing With Your Resolutions?

It’s been about a month since you made your New Years resolutions. If you wanted to make some changes to your alcohol consumption, I developed a tool to help you assess your progress. In sessions with my clients, I talk about what I call the Gut Check. It has four…
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Substance Use/Process Addiction
February 15, 2018

Alcohol Moderation After the Holidays

The holidays are over. You probably attended many parties and family gatherings. Now you are left with unwanted pounds from all that food. And a bigger gut from all of the alcohol you drank. Maybe you imbibed a little too much on New Years Eve. The next morning you swore…
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