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How God Shows Up in Recovery

By Nancy Minister, Workshop Facilitator, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows I recently listened to a friend talk about her practice of catching herself when she was “off” — in other w...

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Why We Grieve: The Importance of Mourning Loss

By Tian Dayton, Ph.D. Senior Fellow at The Meadows Grief is a life issue that strikes at the very heart of being human, while we live in a body, pair bond and procreate we will love and we will los...

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Tied Up In Knots: The Anxiety of Living with Unresolved Grief

By Tian Dayton, Ph.D., Psychologist, Author, Psychodramatist, Senior Fellow at The Meadows Grief that is out in the open, that is part of the natural cycle of life or part of one of life’s tragic c...

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Equine Therapy for Therapists and Counselors

Brenna Gonzales, MS, LPC, Therapist, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows I have been through the desert on a horse with no name, and it was a profound experience. The experience I’m talking about is ...

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What’s Love Got To Do With It?

By Jean Collins LCSW, LISAC, CSAT, Executive Director of Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows What is love addiction and love avoidance and what does it have to do with love anyway? For women who struggl...

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Love Addiction: Myth vs. Reality

By Caroline Becker, LISAC, LAC Therapist, The Meadows Outpatient Center Pia Mellody defines love addiction as: “A condition in which individuals…are attracted to somebody who will neglect...

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