Addiction Recovery is 1-2-3

Recently I had a client boldly declare, “Recovery is as easy as 1-2-3!” Of course, very curious to learn what exactly he meant by that, I replied, “Tell me more.”

Enthusiastically he responded, “You know, 1-2-3—the first three Steps in AA. You just keep using those three steps over and over again in daily life.”

I have […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Addiction Recovery is 1-2-3

12 Steps and Brain Science

If you’re a recovering addict and/or you work in the recovery field, you probably know there’s an ongoing tug-of-war, and sometimes a raging debate, about what is better—12-Step or traditional psychology?

Some in the psychology community have taken it upon themselves to bad-mouth and tear down 12-Step programs at every opportunity. Then there are those from […]

By |April 17th, 2017|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on 12 Steps and Brain Science