Psychodrama for Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a group of mental health conditions that includes anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Roughly 30 million Americans will develop the symptoms of one of these conditions at one time or another. Decades of research indicate that you can potentially ease the symptoms of an eating disorder with the help…

How to Choose an AA Sponsor You Can Count On

While you’re going through the taxing and difficult process of recovering from an alcohol addiction, choosing an AA sponsor is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. A great AA sponsor wears many hats. Depending on your needs, your AA sponsor will be your confidante, guide, advisor, teacher, sounding board, comrade-in-arms or…

Fear of Intimacy Scale: Relationship Phobia

­Commitment phobia. Commitment-phobe. Fear of intimacy. We’ve all heard these phrases used to describe the reluctance of one person to settle into a long-term relationship with another person. While the terms are often used interchangeably, each means something very different. Commitment phobia generally refers to people who have a fear of committing to any intrusions…

Equine Therapy for Trauma Victims

Equine therapy is an excellent option for trauma victims who have a hard time opening up about their experiences or who feel overwhelming anxiety or panic. Equine therapy provides a unique environment in which individuals are able to heal their invisible wounds in a way that is intuitive and fun. When some people first hear…