15 Useful Strategies to Cope with Chronic Worry  

I recently found the best definition of worry.  It was in the clinical psychology textbook Worry and its Psychological Disorders by Graham Davey and Adrian Wells. From page 5: “Worry has been defined as a chain of thoughts and images, negatively affect-laden and...

Wilderness Therapy For Everyone

As many of you know I am drawn to alternative approaches to counseling and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. A very popular approach for “young people” is wilderness therapy. I believe the expansion of this modality could benefit many people; regardless of their age. I...

Recovery Coaching In The Emergency Room: Transform The System

We know that substance use disorders cost the nation over $500 billion per year. These include incarceration costs, lost productivity, costs of treatment, and related healthcare costs. The healthcare costs associated with this group are actually staggering and have...