Family therapy can be successfully used as a part of your teen’s recovery from the impact of addiction. Here, we share 6 ways family therapy can help YOU address the issue as a unit.
No, an active addict is not capable of a loving relationship. A frank look at how addicts and co-addicts partner together to mirror childhood trauma. And a call to action for those who are stuck in codependency.
A call to clinicians to re-think how we work with individual family member’s struggles and needs during treatment. Why not drop preconceived expectations to see the person in front of us? Would that help us work with them more effectively? An exploration here.
Are you worried that your teen is exhibiting signs of a mental health problem? Here is how you can recognize Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in your teen.
Why do you stay? A personal story about what can happen when you FINALLY decide to leave an addict.
Are you worried that a parent or grandparent may be slipping into an addiction? Signs of addiction in older people can be identified…and treated! Expert Interventionist Dr. Louise Stanger will show you how…HERE!
How can you keep the brain growing and avoid negative patterns as you age? A “How To” article from Dr. Louise Stanger provides practical answers here.
If someone is really “good” at being an addict, do they ever really need to change? More on how you can cope with a functional addict who never really “hits bottom” here.
Addiction is described as a defensive strategy to avoid feeling helpless or powerless. How can understanding the idea of “the superego” help you understand your addicted loved one better? More here.
When dealing with addiction, it doesn’t help to think about what you did wrong as a parent. Instead, read here about proactive ways you can help your teen in addiction recovery.