Addiction

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Moving From Shame To Respect

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Moving away from a sense of shame to self respect is very important to our mental and even physical health. Shame...

Addictive Patterns and Relationships

A "Dear Rosa" question and answer regarding the process of breaking free from addictive patterns in...

Affliction and Fear

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

The healing process for each one of us requires ownership within ourselves of the behaviors and attitudes that often...

Don'ts For Parents and Enablers

Compiled by Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There is tremendous difficulty for parents or spouses when their child or spouse becomes involved in the abuse of...

Treasuring Children: Helping Children In Chronically Difficult Families

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Families where addictions and chronic stress or conflict dwell are especially difficult for children to cope with...

DRUNK WITH HOPE: God's Help for Addiction and Emotional Wounds

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Emotional wounds can negatively influence relationships which can lead to addictive behaviors. Article explores how...

RELATIONSHIPS AND THE BRAIN

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Our brain is sending out signals for hormone release in all of our relationships. These hormones are either the...

On-Line Gaming: How Much is too Much?

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

Article explores the explosion of the online gaming industry and the tough decisions parents have to make about...

Rebuilding After the Storm

August 18, 2005. A record breaking day in the history of Wisconsin with 27 confirmed tornadoes in one twenty-four...

Our Love Affair with Food

This article discusses forming healthy or unhealthy relationships with food at several stages in our development...

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