The Empty Chair technique is a unique method of therapy and coaching that was pioneered by Fritz Perls, the founder of what is known as Gestalt Therapy. Gestalt is the German word which means to form or shape. The term
Shadow Work and Addiction
The name of this particular type of personal work is apt, for shadow work is often dark and unpleasant. However, shadow work should be a particularly important part of everybody’s life. It allows us to shine light on the darker
What is an Addiction Intervention Specialist?
Addiction is an unfortunate reality that many of us have to deal with. It might not be us ourselves who face the addiction, but somewhere down the line – through our family, our friends, our employees – most of us
Eating Disorders and Addiction
Eating disorders have been called a lot of things over the years, ranging from attention-seeking behaviors to insecurities, to mental health problems. What hasn’t been given as much consideration is how eating disorders relate to addiction. Emerging research has suggested
Can Nutrition Help Repair Damage Done by Drugs?
It’s no secret that drug addiction can be very destructive to the body and mind. Long-term use of many drugs can lead to long-term damage, and this can affect the quality of someone’s life. The old medical understanding of damage
The Different Types of Addiction Workers
There are several different vocations in the addiction recovery field. If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, you might be wondering who you should seek for help. It can get pretty confusing if you’re not sure how
Addiction is a dangerous thing that, unfortunately, affects a lot of people. Most often when someone thinks of addiction, they immediately think about addiction to drugs and alcohol. These are certainly not the only types of addictions from which a