Category: Boundaries


Boundaries

The Importance of Boundaries

The Importance of Boundaries I have been exploring boundaries: my own, the ones I see and respect from my loved ones, and conversations around boundaries. What does it mean to someone else to place boundaries?

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Boundaries | Family Addiction Help | Parenting | Relapse Prevention | Relationships

Encouraging Authorship After Your Loved One Returns Home

We know that having authorship over one’s life is the only way to attain meaning and purpose in one’s life. We also know that the best way to stave off addiction is by leading a

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Boundaries

Self-care and Boundaries as an RMT in Addictions

Since my second semester in registered massage therapy school I have worked with people who have addictions. We would do outreaches at Onsite in the downtown east side of Vancouver, a government funded rehab above

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Boundaries | Family Addiction Help

Interpersonal Boundaries

Why Boundaries Are Important As a loved one of someone grappling with addiction, interpersonal boundaries are important because one of the key features of addiction is that the person’s number one relationship shifts from their

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Boundaries | Family Addiction Help | Meaning and Purpose | Parenting

Tips for Families of Addicts

Families who discover that someone in the family is addicted often tell of how difficult life becomes. Recently, a mother talked in the online media of what it was like for her and her family

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Boundaries | Cathy Patterson-Sterling | Family Addiction Help | Videos

Healthy Boundaries – Family Support (2 of 5)

In part 2 of this series on supporting families affected by a loved one’s addiction, Cathy Patterson-Sterling highlights the the second of her five greatest wishes for families – maintaining healthy boundaries.

Boundaries | Family Addiction Help | Resilience

Families and Self Care: Boundaries

By Cathy Patterson-Sterling, MA, RCC Director of Family Services Sunshine Coast Health Center In this video Cathy talks about the importance of boundaries which is crucial to self care, particularly for family members who are

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Boundaries | Family Addiction Help

Families and Resilience: Creating Boundaries

By Cathy Patterson-Sterling, MA, RCC Director of Family Services Sunshine Coast Health Center In this video, Cathy recommends setting boundaries as a way of fostering resilience. Families of people in recovery need to ask themselves

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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

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