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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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Couples Bootcamp: Working It Out In The Desert

By Nancy Greenlee, Therapist, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows Corrine and Joe have been married for seven years. This marriage is the second one for both of them. They elected to attend Couples B...

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Mutual Respect and The Power of Intimacy

By Dan Griffin, MA, Senior Fellow at The Meadows Power is a very interesting phenomenon. I remember having numerous conversations about the complex intersection of power and relationships in gradua...

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Functional Adulthood as a Spiritual Practice

By Nancy Minister, Workshop Facilitator, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows In this Mindful Monday series, we have presented many different ways of being mindful and many different benefits of havin...

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