Allison Janney and Addiction Awareness

Posted: May 31, 2019, 2:36 pm | 4 min read

Freedom Institute of New York City honored Emmy and Oscar wining actress Allison Janney, in recognition of her contributions in raising…



Remembering the Children Trapped by Addiction

Posted: May 13, 2019, 2:47 pm | 3 min read

For every addict, there are five to seven people deeply impacted by living with addiction. People whose lives will be forever changed. The…



Bloom Where You’re Planted

Posted: April 13, 2019, 3:55 pm | 4 min read

What Haze Mabry, an Elementary School Janitor, Has to Teach Us About Leading a Happy Life



It’s Children of Addicts Week: So How Does Growing Growing Up in the Shadow of Addiction

Posted: February 12, 2019, 5:38 pm | 6 min read

Children who grow up with addiction and the relational trauma that surrounds it can carry the imprint of that pain for the rest of their…



Write a Love Letter to Your Inner Child

Posted: February 10, 2019, 10:47 pm | 1 min read

Write a love letter to your inner child, to that part of you that is young, playful, innocent and vulnerable. That part of you who you…



Laughter: Why It’s So Important

Posted: January 14, 2019, 12:53 pm | 3 min read

Why do we need to laugh? And what can laughter do for us that nothing else can? Well for starters, laughter is a complex brain/body…



Getting in Touch With Gratitude

Posted: November 18, 2018, 2:01 pm | 1 min read

Explore Your Feelings of Gratitude in an Online Process



The Nature of Traumatic Memory: Why Our Memories Terrifying Events are Spotty

Posted: October 4, 2018, 6:13 pm | 3 min read

As a psychologist who works with trauma, I am very much aware of how difficult it can be to recall details of traumatic experience.Even…



Thank You Christine Blasey Ford: # Me Too

Posted: September 29, 2018, 6:11 pm | 8 min read

I am a psychologist, my specialties for the last thirty three years have been working with adult children of addicts, addiction and…



Emotional Stress: Long Term Deep Stress That’s the Result of Parental Addiction, Adverse Childhood…

Posted: August 21, 2018, 7:44 pm | 7 min read

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