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These articles are written to be a resource for families, as well as other professionals in behavior health.

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Learning to Control Your Anger

Learning to Control Your Anger

Are you angry? What is the true meaning of anger? Anger is a human emotion that can manifest in many ways. For most, anger is a feeling of displeasure, annoyance, irritation, hostility, or antagonism. What are the characteristics of anger? Anger can manifest in...

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Are Psychedelics The Next Big Thing In Treatment?

Are Psychedelics The Next Big Thing In Treatment?

As an experienced professional in addiction treatment and family interventions, I have delved into the realm of psychedelics and their potential role in revolutionizing mental health treatment. In my article "Psychedelics: Positive Breakthrough or Magical Thinking?"...

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The Power Of Words

The Power Of Words

THE POWER OF WORDS, excerpted from The Marginalian Words are essential to the Helping professions. How we use our words can make or break a conversation. Recently I stumbled across this beautiful article in The Marginalian. which speaks elegantly and lyrically to the...

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Heartwood: Finding Strength and Stability in Nature

Heartwood: Finding Strength and Stability in Nature

Until last week, I knew little about redwoods or 'heartwood." Then I went to see the world premiere of the play Redwood, starring the indomitable Idina Menzel, who co-created with director-playwright and co-lyricist Tina Landau, with music and lyrics by Kate...

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In Memory of Dr. Fiona Ray & Mr. Danny Smith 

In Memory of Dr. Fiona Ray & Mr. Danny Smith 

What though the radiance which was once so bright Be now for ever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower; We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what remains behind; In the primal sympathy...

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