Newsletter June 2014

Using Mandalas for Healing -Kye Yeaman, LMFT One of the most admired and discussed symbols of current culture is the ancient mandala.  From Native American and Tibetan sand-painting, to Gothic rose windows, mandalas are used as symbols for meditation, protection, and healing. Broadly defined mandala means both circle and center.  The circle represents the visible... Read More

Acupuncture as a Treatment for Anxiety?

Treatment for anxiety often involves antidepressants and psychotherapy. But what if you could relieve your anxiety naturally, using acupuncture? Some research suggests it’s possible. Auricular Acupuncture Relieves Stress and Anxiety Auricular acupuncture, which is performed on acupuncture points in the ears, has already been used for years to ease stress and anxiety in people recovering... Read More

May Newsletter 2014

Identity in Recovery Anthony Gonzalez, LCSW, ACHP-SW In the recovery process, it is important to clearly identify the problem we face, whether that be with substances, thoughts, food or feelings.  However, in this acceptance, we too often personalize our struggle into solely identifying with the label of the problem.  We begin to only see ourselves... Read More