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Link Between Narcissism And Addiction


Dual Diagnosis: The Link Between Narcissism and Addiction A narcissist is a person who struggles with an inflated or heightened sense of self. Someone who is considered to have narcissistic tendencies will often possess an

Link Between Narcissism And Addiction2021-09-29T09:20:36-04:00

Trauma Track Treatment at Beachway


Identifying Trauma Trauma or adverse life (or childhood) experiences can look like overt and/or covert methods – sometimes without the individual fully comprehending what has happened to them – but that they know

Trauma Track Treatment at Beachway2022-05-17T10:16:53-04:00

Healing from Trauma


What is Trauma?   According to the American Psychological Association, trauma is defined as “an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster. Immediately after the event, shock and

Healing from Trauma2021-08-04T18:26:53-04:00

DBT as an Effective Treatment Modality for Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders


DBT Treatment for Addiction and Mental Health Disorders DBT, or Dialectical Behavior Therapy, has been an interesting treatment choice for individuals who suffer from addiction and mental health disorders. Marsha Linehan developed DBT primarily to

DBT as an Effective Treatment Modality for Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders2021-09-21T13:27:56-04:00

What is Dual Diagnosis?


Dual diagnosis affects millions of people in the U.S. every year. One study found that one in every four individuals with a serious mental illness also suffers from dual diagnosis. What is a dual diagnosis,

What is Dual Diagnosis?2021-09-21T13:14:27-04:00

How to help someone with PTSD


Understanding how to help someone with PTSD is challenging. Life is unpredictable and full of experiences that shape and define us. Whether positive or negative, most of what we go through in life will build

How to help someone with PTSD2021-09-21T14:16:04-04:00

Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction.


By Elizabeth Ossip, LCSW, CAP, ICADC Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a form of depression that occurs seasonally, most often during the winter months, and is linked to shortened exposure to daylight, maladaptive circadian

Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction.2021-06-03T13:21:31-04:00