by Thaddeus Camlin, Psy.D. If (as the current paradigm shift in recovery suggests) the opposite of addiction is connection not sobriety, then it makes perfect sense that initiating new romantic relationships early on in recovery is commonplace. As with so
by Thaddeus Camlin, Psy.D. We all deal with people who bug us every day. Sometimes the people who annoy us are our neighbors, our co-workers, or our family members. Improving our ways of dealing with difficult people can help us
#NowIsTheTime to end domestic violence and related substance abuse. Our very own Jessica Yaffa, president of The San Diego Domestic Violence Council, and founder/president of No Silence No Violence, kicked off a series of public service announcements in partnership with
By Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP Does your loved one drink too much during the holidays? Or at any time for that matter? What’s the best way to respond? Here are some general guidelines for navigating this challenging time. Every person
Dating and relationships are a big responsibility, especially in recovery. Ask yourself these questions to see if you’re really ready.
While it can be daunting to think about repairing your important relationships, here are 5 ways to help you manage the process:
by Devon Berkheiser, Psy.D. For members of AA/NA, making amends is part of the program. The 9th step of the 12 steps is to make direct amends to people that have been hurt. Practical Recovery and SMART Recovery don’t have
Are you or your spouse addicted to watching porn? David Jacobs, Ph.D., has found watching porn is actually an adaptation to an unhappy relationship.
Our very own Jessica Yaffa and Dr. Horvath presented at an event sponsored by SDSU’s Greek community. They covered tough issues such as sexual assault and the role alcohol plays in sexual abuse.
by Dr. Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP Holiday gatherings can be high-risk times if alcohol is involved—as it usually is. Most of us in the moment will attempt to ignore excessive drinking. It’s not a good time for a rational discussion; there’s