Millions of Americans develop alcohol dependence at some point in their lives. When you become physically dependent on a substance like alcohol, you may need a mix of medical treatment and behavioral therapy to recover. Alcoholism is an illness that can be difficult to diagnose and treat because alcohol is so prevalent in daily life.…Details
Cyndi Turner, LCSW, LSATP, MAC, and Craig James, LCSW, LSATP, MAC will be presenting “Practicing Alcohol Moderation: A Harm Reduction Alternative to the Abstinence-Only Model” at the Cape Cod Symposium on Addiction Disorders. Attendees will be able to view the seminar live from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm on Saturday, September 11, 2021, or for…Details
A Courageous Conversation about Collective Trauma sponsored by Beloved Yoga. As part of the panel discussion, Craig spoke about the social justice movement of 2020 and the substance use challenges of our society.
On Saturday, June 26, 2021, The Chris Atwood Foundation sponsored Recovery Awareness: Celebrating Ian Gordon’s Art at ArtSpace in Herndon. Cyndi and Craig attended the event and learned more about the harm reduction options the Mobile Care Unit offers throughout the Northern VA area.
In recognition of Pride Month, Cyndi Turner was interviewed by family law attorney Catherine Reese on Family Matters with Reese Law on “Why Accepting Your LGBTQ Child Matters.” Watch on Youtube Here. At Insight Into Action Therapy, our counselors proudly support the LGBTQ+ community and offer therapy for individuals and their partners through relationship counseling,…Details
If you or someone you love has been struggling with any addiction, you know that repairing relationships is typically a necessary part of ongoing treatment. However, when you struggle with sex addiction, you may find that personal relationships can be especially difficult to repair. Cheating in romantic relationships or imposition of unwanted feelings, or crossing…Details
It can be extremely difficult for any individual to acquire the needed coping mechanisms for their mental health conditions. Because of this, many individuals turn to substance abuse to regulate their emotions and body responses. In addiction treatment, this is known as comorbidity or having co-occurring disorders. Finding the right treatment for co-occurring disorders is…Details
Gathering Virtually for Mental Health Awareness Thu May 13th 11:00am – 5:00pm Online Event Location: Harm Reduction for Skeptics If you want to help people reduce the consequences of their substance use, you need to know about harm reduction. This presentation will give an overview of harm reduction, explore why it is a controversial topic, and review…Details
Many people think of binge drinking as a problem that is overwhelmingly experienced by college students hoping to unwind on a Saturday night. While this specific type of alcohol abuse is often observed in young adults, they may not be the only ones affected by their drinking habits. Substance abuse can carry serious financial, emotional,…Details
As a psychiatrist, I can tell you that anxiety is the most common psychiatric symptom that makes patients seek professional help. It is also well known that psychiatrists and therapists treat anxiety using interventions such as medication and therapy, and that, when combined, these usually lead to the best outcomes. What appears to be less…Details