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The Expert Approach to Recovery.

Barak’s Let’s Talk Corner There are important differences between experts and beginners that are well documented by research . One way research has been investigating “expertise”, is tapping into the thoughts of Maestro (expert) Chess players and comparing them to the thoughts of beginners. We know that the differences are striking. Novice players (beginners) look … Read more

Exercise for Addiction Recovery

As a physical health instructor working with individuals overcoming addiction, I have seen first-hand how exercise can have a positive impact on mood and energy levels. Spending time with my clients everyday also provides me with the opportunity to see how they change as exercise becomes a bigger part of their daily routine. My clients … Read more

Addiction and Safety-Sensitive Assessments

In our previous post, we explored the topic of addiction in the workplace and safety-sensitive assessments. In this article we delve deeper – we examine the differences between regular addiction assessments and safety-sensitive assessments; how a safety-sensitive assessment is conducted; and finally the value-benefit for employers. The Difference between Regular and Safety-Sensitive Addiction Assessments A … Read more