Top 10 Parenting Tips

Folks often ask us what tips and strategies can you give us to be a better parent. The truth is being a parent is hard - there are no high school, college or graduate school courses devoted to parenting. Many of us grew up in households with physical, mental health,...

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Sports Stars – Fame & Addiction

I was never inclined to play sports. It wasn’t until I met my husband - a former collegiate athletic director - who taught me how the game of football is played. However, it wasn’t knowing where the red zone is, calling the 25 second rule or how many quarters are...

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Trauma & Addiction — What’s The Difference?

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. Over the last couple years, more and more treatment centers have started saying they specialize in “Trauma Informed Therapies.” We marvel over this, as clearly indigenous to substance abuse, mental health and...

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Too Big to Fail: Wealthy Clients & Addiction

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. Sam Polk, a former hedge-fund trader on Wall Street, tells the New York Times how his addiction to money and gambling was the source of his discontent. “In my last year on Wall Street my bonus was $3.6 million,”...

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The Changing Face of Meth

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. Through my many years as a clinician in behavioral health, I have met many people of all races, socioeconomic status and gender who have experienced a methamphetamine (meth) addiction. When I first learned about...

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How Addiction Impacts Financial Management

John Collins, Director of Investment Advisory & Principal of Aspiriant, recently published an article titled, "Addiction and Financial Management", in which he discusses the difficult situation that a wealth advisor sometimes finds himself or herself in when a...

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Digital Media Marketing and Interventionists Etiquette

I love the fact that in the digital media age we can connect across the globe on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. These platforms have become major marketing tools. Since 1973, I have been a licensed clinician and a proud interventionist. I...

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