Tag: self

  • Negative self-talk and addiction recovery

    Everyone has internal beliefs about what they are, or aren’t, good at. For many these have become an implicit reality – facts about life that are rarely examined and never questioned. The “gravity” of our lives. When I review these internal beliefs with clients, especially those in early recovery but also others who don’t have […]

  • Disclose or not? The catch 22 of mental illness stigma

    I want to share a recent post of mine from psychinaction because I think it applies to addiction as much as it does to other mental health issues: A report published by SAMHSA addresses the issue of self-disclosure regarding mental illness. Research has already shown that the more familiar people are with others who have […]