Gaslighting is a form of persistent manipulation and brainwashing that causes the victim to doubt themselves, and ultimately their sense of perception, identity, and self-worth.
I realized early on in my career when clients were not willing to deal with their trauma, the relapse rate was extraordinarily high. The main reason that I became a trauma-informed addiction therapist is because addiction is so often a response to past trauma. In my opinion, you cannot effectively treat the addiction piece without […]
For me, it has been disheartening to witness the relapse rate during this pandemic. In just a few weeks, COVID-19 completely changed the landscape of 12-step meetings and recovery support networks. Isolation, stress and fear have been some of the major reasons why people are struggling to maintain their sobriety. Being able to interact with […]