I think there is a misconception about the nature of ‘anonymous’ in 12-Step programs. The way I was taught was that I am welcome to share my recovery with anyone I choose and I can be as open about it […]
Enabling is a topic I deal with frequently. Whether I am working with a family for an intervention, or just working toward getting healthy in general. This is also a behavior that is not exclusive to parent-child relationships, but often […]
The thought of doing an intervention on someone you love can be daunting. It is not an easy decision to get to, and not an easy position to be in. The one thing to remember is an intervention comes from […]
Finding a treatment center is never an ‘easy’ task. In Kansas City, with very limited resources, it is more daunting than usual. I never recommend choosing a treatment center from a basic Google search without doing some research and knowing […]
Sometimes it is hard for me to believe how cunning an baffling addiction is. Addicted people are usually very smart, charming, and funny people. And this disease is complicated, indiscriminate, and vicious.
Oftentimes, addicted people are very high performing people. […]