Recovering From Addictions
How Can I Help You Recover From Your Addictive Relationship?
- Make these relationships more understandable so that they are less painful and shameful to address them as correctable problems.
- Gain control over the forces that have left you feeling out of control of yourselves and helplessly at the mercy of the painful consequences of your impulsive actions.
- Develop a practical and effective plan for you to recover.
- Provide you a holding environment of acceptance, safety, trust and support to reduce your fears of trying to make positive changes when you are ready.
- Enhance and complement any recovery activities you are already pursuing.
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