What Is A Functioning Addict?

What Is A Functioning Addict?

What is a Functional Addict?   More than 16 million American adults over the age of 17 were classified with an alcohol use disorder in 2013, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism(NIAAA) reports.   Image Source: https://skywoodrecovery.com/wp-content/uploads/loved-ones-in-addiction.png When you think of an alcoholic, or someone who regularly engages in unhealthy and heavy drinking episodes, […]

Depression in a Time of Change by TC Long, LPC

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in Coping | No Comments
Depression in a Time of Change by TC Long, LPC

Do you feel like there is little hope for the future in America? Do you feel like your sense of happiness is being pushed down into the ground? Are you scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed in disbelief at the posts everyone is sharing? If so, first and foremost, know that you’re not alone! We are […]

Proof You’re Not Crazy

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Coping | No Comments

At least once a week someone will ask me, “Am I crazy?” It’s one of my favorite counseling questions. Because I love to tell people they’re not. It’s a legitimate question, I guess. If you’re crying all day, punching walls, or if you’re too afraid leave the house it could feel like you’re ready for […]

The Demon Dialogues

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Coping | No Comments

Over the past few years, I along with my colleagues have lead several transformative weekend events called Hold Me Tight Marriage Intensives. These are based on the groundbreaking work of Dr. Sue Johnson, the founder of Emotionally Focused Therapy and New York Times bestselling author. The following information is presented in greater detail at these […]

Trauma Therapy

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Coping | No Comments

Going into the counseling field, I never imagined the passion I would come to have for adult trauma survivors. I jumped in headfirst during my internships during graduate school and have had created opportunities over the years to continue working with clients who have experienced trauma ever since. I continue to be amazed by my […]