The word codependency clearly touched a nerve when it first plowed its way into our common vernacular. Initially it grew out of the twelve step term co-addict, which was a way of describing the spouse of the addict; however as it didn’t really didn’t tell the right story, it morphed into co-dependent. It was a kind of grassroots way of naming the situation that a spouse found themselves in when they were connected in every way possible to an addict, married to them, having children with them and living their daily lives or trying to live them together.
Alaina Morrisette and Dr. Alex Katehakis sit down and discuss sexual health, gender, trauma and life practices and how they relate to the individual and how that changes over time on a podcast.
Jim Dredge, CEO of Alita Care, LLC, has announced that Edward “Jed” Donahue has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Donahue’s responsibilities as Alita Care CFO will include oversight of the Finance and Information Technology operations for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, Sunspire Health, and Bournewood Health Systems.
Meadows Behavioral Healthcare announced today that its specialty program, Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, has appointed Mike Gurr, MS, MA, LPC, CDWF, Executive Director and Tanja Haaland, MA, LCPC, Clinical Director over the inpatient and residential programs.
Jim Dredge, CEO of Alita Care, LLC, has announced that Jerome Vangheluwe has joined the company as Chief Managed Care Officer. In this role, Vangheluwe will oversee managed care contracting and pricing, as well as the development of the company’s national managed care strategy for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, Sunspire Health, and Bournewood Health Systems.
The Meadows "Heart Award" was presented on Wednesday, February 7 at the NYC luncheon and it was a great success. For those that couldn’t attend, read more about what Tian Dayton and the recipient, Anita Ronis had to say about the award.
Recharging your body and mind, improving your focus and boosting clarity are all great reasons to meditate – but what if you could improve on what you’re already doing?
Girls are often born into this world surrounded by messages about who they are supposed to be, and who they should become; Be cute. Smile. Be a nice girl. Just give them a hug. Don’t make a fuss. Suck in your belly. Be the ideal body type. Look sexy. Stay pure and innocent. Be good in bed. You can have it all if you do it this way.
Individuals in recovery have generally spent a lot of time avoiding their painful, shameful or fearful reality. Using chemicals, relationships, busyness, spending, eating, not eating, fantasy, gambling, sex, etc. to escape reality.