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Addiction Counseling

Issues of Personal Boundaries in Counseling – Part II

How much of my own personal struggles should I share with counselees? I’ve been asked how the concept of “professional distance” relates to sharing with clients how God has worked in our own lives.   Some therapists are trained to avoid “inserting their own personalities” into the counseling process by not sharing anything about themselves with […]

Nutrition and Addiction Recovery Index

How Diet and Nutrition Impact Recovery – A look at how proper diet can contribute to a state of well-being and reduce the cravings for drugs and alcohol in the early stages of recovery. The “Recovery Diet” – Some practical suggestions, based on nutritional studies, to help people to make good food choices. How Drugs […]

Surviving the Holidays: Tips for People in Recovery

For most people, the holiday season – which includes Christmas and the New Year celebration – is a special time of joy and celebration.   We have a chance to give our thanks to God for all His goodness and a chance to rejoice in the birth of the Savior.   It is also a time to […]