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How Workshops Aid in Healing, Recovery, and Emotional Growth

By Georgia Fourlas, DSW, MSW, LCSW, LISAC, CSAT-S Clinical Director of Workshops, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows For those who are looking to overcome negative behaviors, or even simply identify th...

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Denied Grief: When the Heart Hurts in Silence

By Tian Dayton Psychologist, Senior Fellow at The Meadows, Author, Specialist in Addictions and Relational Trauma, Psychodramatist “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, b...

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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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