Last night one of my long term recovery groups began the first week of Brene Brown’s Connections Curriculum; a 23-minute video of Brene discussing Shame, Empathy, and Vulnerability. We have used her Shame Resilience workin our program for years. Yet, I never cease to be amazed at the reactions to the initial video.
Thursday April 4, 2013 was the first day of the USJT 1st Annual Sex and Love Addiction conference in Brooklyn, New York. I decided to attend for several reasons. First it was close and second, I was curious to see what was on the agenda given this was not a conference aimed at Certified Sex […]
I had another plan for my second blog post but was alerted to the publication of the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health findings by a client. I found this a timely publication to comment on as, in private practice, I am faced this week with trying to find a way […]
Many people are becoming accustomed to hearing about sex addiction or seeing something about sex addiction in the news. Political scandals and movies such as Shame can make it seem like sex addiction is something new. The truth is those who work in the field have been battling to create legitimacy for sex addiction in […]
Starting a blog has long been on my list of things to do since opening my private practice three years ago. The general busyness that comes with running a business has prevented me from doing so until now. However, that is not the only reason why it has taken me several years to get to […]