Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure
Some Background on the Happiness Trap The Happiness Trap, written by Russ Harris, is based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which was developed by Steven Hayes, Ph.D. Unlike the Steven Hayes workshops which are designed
Geoff Thompson recommends four Hollywood movies that do a good job of portraying addiction and the struggle to find meaning and purpose that is often at the heart of addiction.
By Daniel Jordan General Manager Every month or so when I am heading down Granville Street in Vancouver I will stop by the Salvation Army Thrift Store located in the Marpole District. As I have
Highlights of a 3-hour presentation by noted researcher Dr. Carlton Erickson, Ph.D., talks about the neuroscience of addiction.
In his book, Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention, noted psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explains “flow” and the author, Geoff Thompson, considers its implications for people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.