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, 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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Talk to a friend about addiction
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 are
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Mindfulness and addiction recovery
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.
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Talk Therapy on EarMyDegree.com
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 rehabilitation
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Google trends in addiction
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% of
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Addicted to Jello Shots
Addicted to Jello Shots
According to Google Trends, the top searched “red white and blue” item during the 4th of July holiday was “Jello
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