Today’s guest blog post is contributed by Linda Mikesic, LCSW, LCDC, Director Of Clinical Services, Austin Recovery. Linda shares on the challenges faced for couples in early recovery when one of the people in the relationship is in recovery and the other is not.
Couples in Early Recovery: When One Person is in Recovery and [...]
By Maryse Saffle, LCDC, Experiential Coordinator, Austin Recovery
Trauma is an internal straitjacket created when a devastating moment is frozen in time. It stifles the unfolding of being, and strangles our attempts to move forward in our lives. It disconnects us from our selves’, others, nature and spirit.” –Dr. Peter Levine, PhD, developer [...]
Happy (Good) Friday! There has been a lot of talk about “Process Addictions” (gambling addiction, exercise addiction, food addiction and eating disorders, shopping addiction, sex addiction, self-harm, internet addiction, video gaming addiction, etc.) over the past few years, and it seems to be building more and more lately. We are pleased that one of Austin Recovery’s Counselors, [...]
Today’s guest blog post is on PTSD, and was provided by Richard A. McGoldrick, LMSW, LCDC and Counselor at Austin Recovery. Richard specializes in PTSD work with our clients, and will be providing a series of guest blog posts around the topic of PTSD for our blog this year.
Survivors of Trauma
By Richard A. [...]
Today’s guest blog post has been contributed by Crystal Collier, MA, LPC-S, The Director of the Behavioral Health Institute, The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston. For more on the partnership between Austin Recovery and The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston, click here. This is the first of many guest blog posts provided by [...]
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, our guest blog post this week is on Codependency, contributed by Austin Recovery Counselor and Parenting in Recovery Case Manager, Bobbie Sessions, LCDC.
Once upon a time, and at a very difficult time I might add, someone gave me [...]
Today’s blog is contributed by frequent Austin Recovery blogger, Rosemary Wentworth, MA, CGS, CAGS, CCDP-D, LCDC and Experiential Counselor at Austin Recovery. Click here to read other blog posts written by Rosemary. Enjoy!
Journaling in Recovery
By Rosemary Wentworth, MA, CGS, CAGS, CCDP-D, LCDC Experiential Counselor at Austin Recovery
Happy Friday! Today we have another guest blog post by Randall S. Smith, LCDC, and Senior Counselor at Austin Recovery. You may remember Randall from this post on the Super Bowl earlier this year.
Today, Randall is sharing his thoughts on an important question that many of you may have asked yourself for a friend or [...]
The centerpiece of Austin Recovery’s Experiential treatment is Musical Journey, which is based on Integrative Breathwork. Today’s guest blog post was contributed by Jacquelyn Small, LMSW, the creator of Integrative Breathwork. Thank you, Jacquie, for sharing this with us!
A MESSAGE FROM JACQUELYN SMALL, Founding Director of Eupsychia Institute:
THE BREATHWORK’S MAGIC: NOTES ON INTEGRATIVE [...]
Today’s guest blog post is written by Counselor Christina Glarakis M.S., L.P.C., N.C.C. You may remember Christina from her guest blog post on Cinema Therapy for Treatment of Addiction, which you can find here. At Austin Recovery, we utilize a lot of Experience-Based treatment methods in the treatment of our clients for addiction to drugs and alcohol. One [...]