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Ho, Ho, NO: Finding Real Joy This Christmas

By Laura Parrot Perry Note: The following post originally appeared on the blog In Others’ Words. The author, Laura Parrott Perry, is a mother, an art teacher, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, ...

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Are You Still Facebook Friends with your Ex?

By Jill Vermeire, Therapist at The Meadows Outpatient Center What’s one of the first things people do when they break up with someone? These days the most common answer is, “Check his or her Fac...

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Couples Recovering from Sex Addiction Can Reconnect

By Dr. Georgia Fourlas, LCSW, LISAC, CSAT, Rio Retreat Center Lead Therapist There is an indescribable beauty in watching participants move into a deeper level of intimacy after struggling through ...

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Move Beyond Blame to Overcome Codependence

By Caileigh Smith, MC, LAC, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows When I began work here at The Meadows, I was thrown into the Survivors Workshop on Day One — Well, at least, that’s how it felt to me. ...

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Autumn Is a Time for Letting Go

Dr. Georgia Fourlas LCSW, LISAC, CSAT, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows I live in Arizona so I do not get the benefit of seeing the beautiful fall foliage colors that some of the other parts of th...

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What A Horse Taught Me About Fear and Self-Doubt

By Andrea Sauceda, Internet and Social Media Director at The Meadows It was 116 degrees on the June day my new co-worker Erin and I went to meet The Meadows’ Equine Therapy program directors for a ...

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