Therapist helps client through both trauma and addiction

Connection Between Unresolved Trauma and Addiction

Many people blame themselves or their loved ones for engaging in substance abuse and now suffering addiction. But this substance abuse often occurs for very clear reasons, the root causes. For many, there is a distinct connection between unresolved trauma and addiction. For your co-occurring trauma and substance use disorder, you need quality treatment. You…

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How to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder

One of the most significant misconceptions is the notion that eating disorders have to do with food. That’s just not the case. Rather, there are underlying emotional problems. Here’s how to help someone with an eating disorder. Don’t Demand That Someone Follow Your Diet Therapists at many an eating disorder treatment center recognize that people…


Alcohol Abuse and Eating Disorders

Patients who present for treatment of alcohol abuse often struggle with additional mental illnesses that affect their ability to participate in treatment, including Major Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Among the most difficult co-occuring illnesses to treat though is the combination of alcohol abuse and an eating disorder.  Research has shown…