Category: Forgiveness


Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Family Addiction Help | Forgiveness | Parenting | Relationships | Shame and Guilt

Healing and Moving Forward After Your Loved One Comes Home from Treatment

If you are reading this program, your loved one is possibly fresh home from his stay here at SCHC, and there is still much work to do to heal hurts and move forward from the

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Addiction & Families: Difficulty of Forgiving

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for the Sunshine Coast Health Centre, shares a 3-part series on forgiveness. In this 3rd and final part, Cathy talks about why it can be so difficult to forgive.

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Addiction & Families: Forgiveness & Boundaries

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for the Sunshine Coast Health Centre, shares a 3-part series on forgiveness. In part 2 she discusses why forgiving doesn’t mean condoning or turning your back to someone’s bad behavior.

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Addiction & Families: Gift of Forgiveness

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for the Sunshine Coast Health Centre, shares a 3-part series on forgiveness. In part 1 she discusses why the gift of forgiveness is really a gift to yourself.

Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Forgiveness

Practicing Positive Change

Geoff Thompson, Program Director at Sunshine Coast Health Center, talks about practicing the traits of positive change (including gratitude, humility, forgiveness and tolerance) so that they become second nature to you.


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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