YOUNG ADULTS BREAKING FREE GROUP

* Tuesdays 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM * Group Description: This group is for male and female young adults up to 35 years old, who have the desire to break free from toxic relationships and to heal and discover their authentic selves. This pain or toxicity could be in a relationship with a family member, a partner, or a destructive relationship with yourself. This group serves those suffering from or impacted by growing up in a dysfunctional family system, substance or behavioral addiction, codepend...
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Resource for Betrayed Partners

I recently read a blog article that I am sharing here as a resource for betrayed partners.  Michelle Mays LPC, CSAT-S, is a therapist in Virginia and Washington DC, and she has a website called PartnerHope.com. This is a great resource for Partners of Sex Addicts. Check out Michelle's blog on her website at https://partnerhope.com/blog/ for more articles and a podcast of her interview on Carol the Coach's weekly podcast. You can also subscribe to Michelle's blog. Creating Space for Your Feeli...
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What Are Your Rights As a Partner of a Sex Addict?

by Tia Strong, LPC-Intern, CSAT-Candidate Your mind is reeling and overwhelmed, possibly even resistant to letting it all in. Your spirit feels as nauseated and gaping as your stomach. The alternating waves of fear, pain, and anger have induced a persistent experience of survival that you are certain has disintegrated what is left of your nervous system. You are the partner of a sex addict. You feel ex-communicated from what you believed was your life and you feel entirely alone. You are expe...
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Reclaiming Authenticity: Breaking Free Men’s Therapy Group

Meeting Time:  Thursdays 7:30-9 am Every 2 Weeks This group requires participants to have completed either the Reclaiming Authenticity Family of Origin Intensive with Erin, Survivors I at The Meadows, or another Post Induction Therapy Family of Origin intensive workshop facilitated by a Meadows trained therapist.  This group will focus on addressing the core issues identified by participants during their intensive workshop, including: Self-Esteem, Boundaries, Reality, Dependency, and Moderation...
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A Word About 12-Step Recovery

I'd like to share an article written by my CSAT colleague in Atlanta, GA.  You or someone you know may be struggling with an objection to 12-Step recovery, and I found this to be a great resource.   12 Step Groups: Twelve Objections and Twelve Responses by: Bill Herring, LCSW, CSAT "12 Step" groups are free, confidential, and a rich resource for guidance, support, inspiration and accountability for people dealing with a wide range of problems. The benefits they provide are generally u...
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Reclaiming Authenticity – Breaking Free Women’s Therapy Group

Meeting Time:  Thursdays 7:30-9 am – Every 2 Weeks This group requires participants to have completed either the Reclaiming Authenticity Family of Origin Intensive with Erin, Survivors I at The Meadows, or another Post Induction Therapy Family of Origin intensive workshop facilitated by a Meadows trained therapist.  This group will focus on addressing the core issues identified by participants during their intensive workshop, including: Self-Esteem, Boundaries, Reality, Dependency, Moderation/C...
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Teens and Sexting: When Private Goes Public

What parents may not know, is that sexting is not sending provocative or sexual text messages. Sexting is sending a naked or partially naked photo via text or through social media. One in three young persons has been involved in sexting, and one in five has forwarded a sext they received. Something else that parents may not know is that sexting a photo of a minor is considered child pornography, even when a minor sends one to another minor. In Texas, state law considers a minor sexting to min...
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Reclaiming Authenticity – A Family of Origin Intensive Workshop

An intensive workshop for individuals who want to understand the impact their Family of Origin and the past are having in their current lives. You will investigate the origins of adult dysfunctional behavior and identify childhood wounds that fuel symptoms such as low esteem, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, chronic pain, workaholism, perfectionism, sex and love addiction, eating disorders, and relationship difficulties. The focus is not on blaming caregivers, but rather healing trauma thro...
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