The therapeutic value of Keep It Simple

By Jeff Vircoe The Akron surgeon probably knew the therapeutic value of the term as well as anyone. But when Dr. Robert Smith offered Keep It Simple as prescription for the good health of one Bill Wilson, he probably had no idea how profound that little slogan would become. Keep It Simple was one of […]

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Self-Compassion and Psychological Well-Being: Applying Self-Compassion Principles to Well-Being

Written By: Barak Raz Our post-modern, technologically advanced, individualistic, wealthy, progressive and competition-driven society appears to have lessened our capacity to be compassion-ate with others and ourselves. Numerous mediating factors might contribute to this situation, including compromised traditional, social, communal and cultural ties, ur-banization and emigration trends, economics, globalization, politics and neo-liberal market pressures. Current […]

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Trauma, Addiction and Mood

Trauma, Addiction and Mood: Self-Regulation For Recovery A favourite saying in 12-Step fellowships is: “It’s a simple program for complicated people.” To be human is to be complex, but that complexity can make addiction seem like a labyrinthine problem, both for the addicted person and for others seeking to help. Trauma, too, is a complex […]

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Integrative Medicine and the Power to Heal (Part 2)

Part 2 of Dr Coker Ross’s session at 3rd Annual Bellwood Addiction Symposium describing how Integrative Medicine improves outcomes and promotes the healing of mind, body and spirit in the treatment of trauma, addictions and eating disorders.   4th Annual The Many Faces of Addiction Symposium: Early bird registration is now open! Join renowned experts in […]

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