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Healing and Recovery: It’s a Matter of the Heart

Emmanuel Dagher once said, “Healing is less about “saving” or “fixing” and more about “allowing” ourselves to ease into the remembering that there’s a wholeness that has been there all along.” After years of working in the treatment field, we’ve come to believe we, as human beings benefit from a program embracing Dagher’s thought. This means…

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Do I Have Co-Occurring Disorders?

Do I have co-occurring disorders? It’s possible. More than 9 million people in America do, according to 2018 numbers. Co-occurring disorders happen when you suffer from two medical conditions, such as substance use disorder and depression, simultaneously. The proper term for this condition is a dual diagnosis, and help is readily available. Do I have Co-Occurring…

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Webinar: Tips for How Therapists Can Use the Federal Stimulus Offerings

As a private practice therapist or treatment center, you qualify for emergency funding from the Federal Stimulus Package. In this webinar, Integrative Life Center CEO Ryan Chapman and CPA Richard Tomichek share their experience in taking advantage of this emergency funding for small business and tips for how you can too. Click here for additional…

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Can Mindfulness Meditation Work for Addiction?

Can mindfulness meditation work for addiction? Before answering that question, it’s helpful to have a better understanding of mindfulness training and its applications. Here’s what you need to know about this experiential treatment for substance use and mental health disorders. What Is Mindfulness? Can Mindfulness Meditation Work for Addiction? Psychology Today describes mindfulness as a…

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Webinar: Managing Food & Feelings in Quarantine

In this webinar, ILC’s Director of Nutrition Services, Mackenzie Reeser, MPH, RDN, LDN, shares tips on nourishing your mind and body while taking in a constant flood of mixed messages in our media during physical distancing.   Here are six takeaways from the Food & Feelings webinar: 1. Be mindful of the nutritional value of…

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Trauma and PTSD Treatment

Traumatic events and experiences can happen to anyone at any time. They come in many forms that are typically characterized by an intense, overwhelming reaction to an event or chronic experience. For instance, traumatic events include actions such as sexual assault, physical abuse, bullying, neglect, combat, crimes, deaths, and other violent events. But chronic experiences,…