Category Archives: Addiction

When Illness Takes Cover

  Your partner has stopped drinking, or drugging, or gambling, or whoring around, or whatever. Her depression seems to have lifted. His anxiety no longer makes all the decisions. She’s up in the morning and dressed when she needs to … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: In the Rooms

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: In the Rooms Can’t get to an AA meeting, or NA or GA, or any of the other varieties of self … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: AA

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Alcoholics Annonymous I wouldn’t be much of a substance abuse counselor if I didn’t leave a link for the great grand … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Still I Rise

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Still I Rise Feeling oppressed? Recite this poem to yourself and you’ll feel ready to take it on, anyway. Good for … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Difficult Conversations

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Difficult Conversations We all have to have them. Many avoid them. Many screw them up by being too aggressive. There’s a … Continue reading

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Announcement: Impaired Driver Assessments

It’s official. I’m now recognized by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) as an Impaired Driving Offender Clinical Screening and Assessment Provider. Please read that sentence carefully before jumping to any conclusions. No, I … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Shame vs Guilt

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Why Shame is Destructive But Guilt is Creative Dr. Kelly Flanagan explains the difference between shame and guilt. Click here to … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Body Language

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Your body language shapes who you are Here’s something you may not have known. Your own body language not only communicates … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Mind Hacks

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: 6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!) Click here to go to the link Related articles The Shrink’s Links: … Continue reading

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Grounding

So, you’re anxious. It happens. There are basically two things to do with anxiety. You can face it or avoid it. Avoiding it is often the sensible thing to do if it’s a thing you are not likely to encounter … Continue reading

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New Class- Madness 101: Addiction

June 18, 2013, 7 to 9 pm Rochester Brainery, Village Gate Mall, 274 N. Goodman St., Rochester, NY Learn how the use of chemicals can drive us mad and how to stop the madness, based on fair and honest scientific … Continue reading

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Can’t Sleep? A Guide to the Land of Nod, Part II

So, you can’t sleep and, instead of tossing around some more in bed, you got up to do some surfing on the web. You found this site and clicked, hoping for some help, eager for a few zzz’s. Well, I … Continue reading

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