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Mindfulness in The ASCENT Approach

By |2021-02-12T13:11:02-04:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , |

Engaging in Your Life, Nurturing Your Spirituality & Reconciling a Paradox in Mindfulness for Couples in Recovery As a meditator, recovering addict, and mindfulness oriented therapist, the fourth and fifth practices in The ASCENT Approach--Engage in Your Life and Nurture Your Spirituality--meld into one core project, which in turn lays a foundation for the final component [...]

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Dr. Jeremy Frank on Expert Panel to Discuss Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia

By |2020-02-03T15:06:28-04:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Addiction Treatment|Tags: , , |

In 2017, over 1,200 Philadelphians died from drug overdoses, up from 907 the previous year. Despite improvements to treatment access and efforts to restrict opioid prescribing, the opioid epidemic continues to rage on. The Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP) is assembling a panel of experts on Saturday, February 8th for its event, "The Opioid Epidemic: Psychodynamic [...]

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Where to start? Rehab inpatient or outpatient substance abuse counseling?

By |2019-08-08T11:33:11-04:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , , , |

In today's clinical world, in the midst of an opiate crisis, medical and recreational use of marijuana, it appears that substance abuse treatment centers are popping up all over. We are seeing commercials on TV, on the radio, many promising to be "unique, and individualized" which are words that obviously are attractive to those seeking this [...]

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Seabrook addiction treatment local review

By |2019-06-24T15:36:25-04:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , |

  Seabrook is being reviewed here as part of a series of drug and alcohol treatment center reviews I am writing on the addiction treatment rehabs which I use to refer individuals when they are in need of a higher level of care than traditional outpatient individual therapy.  As a clinical addiction psychologist in Philadelphia and [...]

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