Super Achievers & Addiction: Big Highs, Big Lows

Super Achievers & Addiction: Big Highs, Big Lows

Over my career I have witnessed the vulnerability of Entrepreneurs, CEOs (women and men), Artists, Fashionistas, Writers and other Creative Folk, and each of these creatives that I worked with have been at high risk for depression, addiction and suicide. I have met...
Meet the Parents — Helicopters, Submarines, and You

Meet the Parents — Helicopters, Submarines, and You

I was pleased to contribute an article to this month’s issue of The Sober World magazine. See an excerpt below. In the 1969 best-selling book titled “Between Parent and Teenager”, Dr. Hiam Ginott coined the term helicopter parent when he was describing a...
From 17 to 77: Failure to Launch

From 17 to 77: Failure to Launch

For my long time email subscribers, you probably know that my speaking engagements and trainings for staff and families is original content, backed by current research. Today, I want to talk to you about  a subject I recently addressed at the Innovations in Recovery...