Feature Articles

Suzanne Jessee

What came first? The anxious egg or addicted chicken?

Funny title about a serious question!   Clinicians are faced with a very important task of vetting out whether or ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Suzanne Jessee/Number of views (234)/Comments (0)/
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Andrew Susskind

If You Build It, They Will Come: The Transformational Space of Men’s Groups

Men’s therapy groups provide an exceptional opportunity for men to be fully themselves with one another. In ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Andrew Susskind/Number of views (626)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Gender Specific
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Dr. Louise Stanger, E.D.D., LCSW, BRI II

Triple Threat: Beyond Substance Abuse and Other Mental Health Issues

Until the Eighties, it used to be that clients coming in for treatment were typically corralled into two discrete camps: ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Dr. Louise Stanger, E.D.D., LCSW, BRI II/Number of views (255)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Dual Diagnosis
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Cali Estes, MS, ICADC, CAP, CPT, CYT, IMAC

Paradigm Shift: The movement from Drug and Alcohol Treatment to a Coaching Model

Drug and Alcohol Treatment in America has been based on the Medical Model of Treatment.  According to Wikipedia, the ...
Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: Cali Estes, MS, ICADC, CAP, CPT, CYT, IMAC/Number of views (597)/Comments (0)/
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Saleem Noorali

Compassion Attentiveness Therapy

Part I: Understanding the Nature of Transformation

To practice compassion attentiveness is to be compassionate. That transformation in one moment in time, from being ...
Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: Saleem Noorali/Number of views (207)/Comments (0)/
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Greg Liotta, MSW

The End Game We All Want: A Call to A.A.

In January of this year, Johann Hari published an article that went viral: “The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been ...
Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: Greg Liotta, MSW/Number of views (240)/Comments (0)/
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Articles Of Interest

Darryl S. Inaba

Marijuana: Its effects and mechanisms of action

Dr. Darryl Inaba is Director of Clinical and Behavioral Health Services for the Addictions Recovery Center and Director ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Darryl S. Inaba/Number of views (260)/Comments (0)/
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Mary Faulkner, M.A.

What Is Spirit Recovery?

Spirit Recovery is a process that becomes a practice and finally settles into a way of life--being in your truth. It is a ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Mary Faulkner, M.A./Number of views (238)/Comments (0)/
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Susan Jackson, MFT, MS

The Family Scrimmage: The Daily Reality of the Addictive Family

Working with addictive family’s for many years I have found that there are seven major realities that impact the ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Susan Jackson, MFT, MS/Number of views (221)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Family System
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Jill Cooper, Ph.D.

EMDR as an Ideal Treatment for Addiction

This paper is based on a lunch and learn presentation sponsored by Bridges to Recovery and Solid Landings. EMDR (eye ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Jill Cooper, Ph.D./Number of views (261)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Dual Diagnosis
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Susan Shapiro, PhD MS, MS, RDN, FAND, CAMS-I

CARBS Get a Bad Rap

Bread?! Pasta?! Potatoes?! You want me to eat what????  Such is the response I get from most people, regardless of ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Susan Shapiro, PhD MS, MS, RDN, FAND, CAMS-I/Number of views (393)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Nutrition
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Josie and Jim Herndon

Letter From the Editors

Dear Friends and Colleagues:  We are excited to bring to you the May 2015 Edition of ...
Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: Josie and Jim Herndon/Number of views (260)/Comments (0)/
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Josie and Jim Herndon

Letter From the Editors

Dear Friends and Colleagues: Beautiful Palm Springs, California is blooming with fresh desert flowers and lovely ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015/Author: Josie and Jim Herndon/Number of views (336)/Comments (0)/
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Featured Show

REEF MADNESS

WEED NATION: MOVING BEYOND LEGALIZATION

Jon Stewart disrupted traditional political news... Now, it's time for a revolution in health & human behavior. Introducing the new online series REEF MADNESS! 

Watch the First Episode! Actor Eric Roberts, Politician Paul Chabot, Host Dr. Reef Karim and Weed Advocate Bob Bowerman battle it out on what's next now that weed is becoming legalized and more accepted in American Society.

Featured Member Articles

Suzanne Jessee

Suzanne Jessee

Suzanne Jessee is the creator of Neurogenesis Meditative Therapy (NMT), a new clinical system that incorporates current knowledge of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as mindfulness ...
Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: Suzanne Jessee/Number of views (213)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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International Sportscience Institute

International Sportscience Institute

The International Sportscience Institute (ISI) in West Los Angeles has been serving patients locally, nationwide, and internationally for over 25 years, always at the forefront of both clinical ...
Monday, May 4, 2015/Author: International Sportscience Institute/Number of views (209)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Jason Carney

Jason Carney

Jason Carney is a renowned slam poet who recently authored the book, Starve the Vulture. The beautiful and brutally honest memoir chronicles his struggles with violence, trauma and ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015/Author: Jason Carney/Number of views (432)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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His House/New Creations

His House/New Creations

His House was founded in 1994 and recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary!  The growth of the facility has been astounding. Starting with only 12 beds in 1994, His House exercised faith ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015/Author: His House/New Creations/Number of views (376)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dr. Harry Haroutunian

Dr. Harry Haroutunian

Finding Answers and Hope in Science

Dr. Haroutunian, best known as “Dr. Harry,” has been practicing medicine for over 30 years.  His inspirations for contributing to the recovery world come directly from science ...
Sunday, January 11, 2015/Author: Dr. Harry Haroutunian/Number of views (525)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Book Club

Beyond Opiates: The Evolving Science of Pain and Addiction (Darryl's Dopnenergic Dimensions Book 1)
Beyond Opiates: The Evolving Science of ...
Darryl Inaba, Paul ...
Kindle Edition - pages
Escape Anxiety: 8 Steps to Freedom Through Meditative Therapies
Escape Anxiety: 8 Steps to Freedom Through ...
Suzanne Jessee
Kindle Edition - 227 pages
Living the EnerQi Connection
Living the EnerQi Connection
Sheri Laine LAc
Kindle Edition - 256 pages
Starve the Vulture: A Memoir
Starve the Vulture: A Memoir
Jason Carney
Paperback - 300 pages
$12.93
Spirit Recovery Medicine Bag: A Transformational Guide for Living Happy, Joyous, and Free
Spirit Recovery Medicine Bag: A ...
Lee McCormick, Mary ...
Paperback - 256 pages
$13.24
Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in Assessment, Treatment and Working with Survivors
Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in ...
Jamie Marich PhD
Paperback - 232 pages
$16.86
Dopamine For Dinner
Dopamine For Dinner
Joan Borsten, Yannick ...
Kindle Edition - pages
Being Sober: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting To, Getting Through, and Living in Recovery
Being Sober: A Step-by-Step Guide to ...
Harry Haroutunian
Paperback - 256 pages
$14.15
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