Category: Identity Issues


Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Addiction Research & Theories | Identity Issues

Identity, Meaning, and Recovery

One of the most common observations of those with addiction problems is that they lack a solid (and positive) sense of themselves. For example, clients entering SCHC often tell us “I don’t even know who

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Geoff Thompson | Identity Issues | Irvin Yalom

Hell is Other People: Recovery and Living with Others

The great thinker, Jean-Paul Sartre, wrote in his play, No Exit, that “Hell . . . is other people.” If you think about your own suffering, you will soon realize that much of it was

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Geoff Thompson | Identity Issues | Meaning and Purpose | Uncategorized | Work | Workplace Substance Abuse

Choose Careers Worth More Than Just Dollars

A meaningful career is an important factor in individual addiction and recovery. At Sunshine Coast Health Center we hear many clients say they “love” their job – at least, they think they do. We’ve compiled

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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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