Grieving Nika

Grieving Nika

My journey through personal loss It’s gonna be a hard road. It’s gonna take strength, grit and courage. Adapting in stages, we have rearranged our lives since the diagnosis. We slowed our pace, we changed our routine, we tried new ways of doing things. I would share...
Making Memories

Making Memories

Making Memories Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy ~Milton Erickson~ How do we go through life? Conscious or dazed? Do we live “on purpose or in reaction to it?” I have learned the value of “making life...
Before Oz

Before Oz

THE LAND BEFORE OZ – InterventionAs a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor, I have accompanied hundreds of people through the “haze” of using to find the path to recovery.  This is often a dark and frightening time for people.  As...
Land of Oz

Land of Oz

THE LAND OF OZ – TreatmentPrimary addiction treatment is essential for those who have become “powerless and unmanageable” in their life due to their use of alcohol or drugs.  Clinically that means that they have lost tolerance for the substance and need more to...