The Twists and Turns of Labyrinths
By Beau Black Rooted in Greek mythology, the labyrinth or maze holds an enduring place in popular imagination and offers practical use in recovery and spiritual practice. Delineated by stones, hedges,...
Why We Need To Thrive
My recovery as an adult child of an alcoholic, (ACoA) was transformed 35 years ago with a five-day, experiential program that changed my life. It was based in psychodrama, and once I experienced the t...
The Body Keeps the Score, by Meadows Senior Fellow Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, reviewed in The New York Times
Digital staff writer for the Books desk at The New York Times, Concepción de León, discusses her experience with trauma and her therapeutic journey in "How to Rewire Your Traumatized Brain." Read More
Why Do I Keep Ending Up Here Again?
Addictions, relationships that don't seem to work, unexplained fears, constant feelings of being different or just not belonging anywhere in this world; these are some of the many things that can stem...
Neglect: The Silent Scream
Neglect is often discussed in conjunction with other forms of child abuse and lacks definition; for many, I believe, it is not given its due. It is perhaps the hardest form of abuse to describe and ma...
Rebuilding Trust After Sexual Betrayal
By John Parker, MS, LMFT, SATP, CSA Trust is a funny thing; it disappears in an instant and yet takes what seems like an eternity to rebuild, especially after sexual betrayal. When sexual addiction wa...