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When Current Events Trigger Your Past Trauma

By Dr. Georgia Fourlas, LCSW, LISAC, CSAT-S Clinical Director of Workshops Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows Most people have dealt with some form of trauma in their lifetime. Some have sought pro...

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Dear Younger Me: Connecting with Our Inner Child

By Joell Menefee, MPC, LAC, Rio Retreat Center, Survivors Therapist At Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows, we emphasize connecting with the inner child as a means to heal and love ourselves in a new...

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Learning to Live Without Ed (a.k.a. “eating disorder”)

Have you ever wondered if there is true freedom on the other side of eating disorder recovery? Do you struggle to remember who you were before your eating disorder? Is it hard for you to fathom ...

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Mind & Heart: A Mindful Path to Wholehearted Living

This workshop for professionals is a 3-day intensive for individuals who want to further their own healing and for those who assist others in the healing journey. This workshop acknowledges that many ...

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Rio Retreat Center Brain Spa is OPEN

The WHY of biofeedback has been incorporated into the Monday psycho-educational lecture. There has been a  big response with workshop participants using the brain spa,  mornings, evenings and during l...

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New Focus on Childhood Trauma and Healing for Adults

By Nancy Minister, MC, Survivors Therapist I recently came across a blog written by ACEs Connection member Elizabeth Prewitt titled, “For the first time, SAMHSA's annual children’s mental health ev...

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