The Recovery Blog
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, aRead more.
Self-Medicating and Addiction
At times, Talk Therapy invites our friends and colleagues from the community to share their thoughts. Here is an informativeRead more.
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 ofRead more.
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 areRead more.
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 treatmentRead more.
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,Read more.
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 IOPRead more.
How to help a friend who is suffering from addiction
Here are some things to consider when a friend is suffering from addiction: Share with your friend that you areRead more.
The role of acceptance in treating mental health issues
Recently, we were asked by a publication about our views on the use of restraint and the concept of acceptance.Read more.
Our very own Dr. Gragossian was recently interviewed
Dr. Seda Gragossian, of Talk Therapy, was recently interviewed by EarnMyDegree.com on the subject of entering the field of rehabilitationRead more.
What Google Trends are telling us about Addictions
Google search trends offer us a unique view into the habits and interests of our society. With approximately 88% ofRead more.