Healing from Addiction

Read More June 25th, 2019
Call it What it Is In my private counseling practice, “addiction” is a word I’m careful with.  “Substance abuse” and “dependency” are far more articulate and make us ask better questions.  The American Psychological Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-V prefers the term: Substance Use Disorder. … Read More

Your Kid’s Brain on Pot

Read More November 12th, 2018
We’ve got a big problem with kids and pot.  Maybe you’ve been told by your kid that “pot is safe” because “I looked it up” or “it’s legal in Colorado”.  The internet is a treasure trove of unreliable information for savvy adults, much less teens… Read More

Drinking in Moderation? Maybe.

Read More September 13th, 2018
I get this question about drinking in moderation almost every day.  As a private practice psychotherapist specializing in addiction in downtown Delray Beach, I see my share of folks that have fallen under the spell of alcohol and felt it’s destructive power over families and… Read More

How to Stop Drinking

Read More December 7th, 2017
How to Stop Drinking Maybe you’ve tried to stop drinking. Maybe with the help of some expensive and disruptive treatment programs that haven’t quite hit their mark with you. Maybe you’ve tried to go it “cold” and tough it out all alone. But each time… Read More

Failure to Launch: Addiction and Young Adults

Read More February 8th, 2017
Addiction is a window into someone’s disordered soul. It tells us about their pain, even when the addict thinks they are hiding. Equal parts Compassion and Confrontation are helpful in sorting out the person from the disorder. Good people are capable of exhibiting extraordinarily bad… Read More

Touch for Menu

Back To Top