Part Two of Addiction and the Ego

Part Two of Addiction and the Ego

In Part One of this article, we investigated how the ego can be a major roadblock to recovery by making it harder for an addict to realize that they need help, and how it can increase their resistance to seeking help as...
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04/04 2014
Addiction and the Ego

Addiction and the Ego

In psychoanalysis, the ego is the division of the psyche that is conscious; it controls thought and behavior, and is most in touch with external reality. It is your ego which also gives you self-pride and self-esteem, which are crucial for happiness...
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04/04 2014
Self-Acceptance and Recovery

Self-Acceptance and Recovery

Pushing against an immovable object is an exercise in frustration, and a big waste of time and energy. Yet most of us do just that in our lives, especially when we refuse to fully accept ourselves as we are – warts and...
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04/04 2014
How to Find Courage in Recovery

How to Find Courage in Recovery

People who are trapped in addiction can suffer greatly. Their obsession with drugs and alcohol can lead to the destruction of everything that used to be the most important to them in their lives. Even while it is usually obvious to the...
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04/04 2014
WhiteSands: State-of-the Art Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Florida

WhiteSands: State-of-the Art Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Florida

Modern, Comfortable Facility: surrounded by tropical gardens and soothing fountains, our new facility provides a warm, home-like setting that features luxurious amenities, well-appointed private and semi-private rooms, a relaxing outdoor pool and much more. Individualized Treatment Solutions: unlike many other recovery facilities...
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03/20 2014
Biofeedback Therapy

Biofeedback Therapy

Biofeedback Therapy Offered by WhiteSands Biofeedback is a procedure in which biological information is measured from the body of a client and then presented (“fed back”) to them, in order for the client to learn to get better control over it. Biofeedback...
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03/19 2014