The Recovery Blog

Couples. Stop fighting and start communicating!
If you have every intention to turn your fighting into communicating, continue to read. Fights in a relationship are major
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Staying Sober Through the Holidays: 5 Tips for Keeping it Clean This Holiday Season
At times, Talk Therapy invites our friends and colleagues from the community to share their thoughts. Here is an informative
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Dr. Seda Gragossian featured on Communities Digital News
Our very own, Dr. Seda Gragossian, was recently featured on Communities Digital News, on the subject of gendered behavior in
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Why do individuals with addiction isolate?
There are numerous reasons for why individuals with addiction isolate: 1) They would like to hide their addiction from others.
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How to Evaluate an Intensive Outpatient Program for Treating Addiction
IOP is a mainstream treatment option and one that is frequently covered by commercial insurance. There are many facilities offering
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Talk Therapy Center moves to a new location!
We are so very happy to be in our new space. We now have multiple offices for private sessions, a
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Self-Medicating and Addiction
At times, Talk Therapy invites our friends and colleagues from the community to share their thoughts. Here is an informative
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Are Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) Effective for Treating Addiction?
Over the last 40 years, there have been several studies on the use of IOP in treating addiction. Some of
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The role of willpower in addiction recovery – Part 1
What is willpower? Willpower is the mind’s ability to say ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ when faced with a decision. We are
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Three Reasons to Choose an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) are increasingly becoming an alternative to more costly and often less convenient residential (inpatient) addiction treatment
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The role of goal setting and goal proximity in treating addiction
A comprehensive plan for recovery will often require setting goals. This may include goals around moderation criteria, improving physical health,
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Benefits of IOP for Borderline Personality Disorder
An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) can be beneficial for people suffering from borderline personality disorder. By its nature, an IOP
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