This guest article focuses on the most commonly understood phenomenon of co-dependency in a relationship where one of the partners may be challenged with substance addiction. It is worth maintaining an open mind, however, if you have a challenging relationship. Co-dependency is also highly observable in relationships outside of addiction! Continue reading “Co-dependency and What it Can Mean for Us” »
Shield Child Protection System (ShieldCPS) – and the Paradigm Shift
Processes and systems beset with bureaucracy, funding and political constraints have for decades provided barriers to efficient identification – and effective mitigation of abuse and neglect for our children. We know this! Continue reading “Say “No More!” to Abuse & Neglect for Our Children” »
In client collaborations around psychological distress, one cause is often attributable to the experience of bullying in the person’s earlier life. I have seen the effects from age 11 – to over 60.
I ask, is it inevitable that the residual, harmful effects of abusive events must define our present moment – and therefore our future?
Drug addiction can be a tough topic to address. This is particularly difficult if you feel that your loved ones may be suffering from a certain type of addiction.
A warm welcome to author Tess Young for this guest piece… Continue reading “Five signs your loved one has a drug problem (Guest blog)” »
Anger… is a natural and healthy emotion! Continue reading “Angry!” »