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October Resource Roundup

October Resource Roundup

October was a busy month here at Life Cycles Counseling! We hosted our stress-busting Open House, interviewed Anne Moss for a recent blog and shared a lot of excellent resources along the way. Here’s this month’s resource roundup, in case you missed anything. Happy Halloween! Addiction & Substance Abuse Addiction Rehab Clinic Opens in Algeria […]

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Broken Reward Systems: Warning Signs That Your Child May Be at Risk for Addiction

Life Cycles Counseling (LCC) is dedicated to raising awareness of substance abuse disorders by eliminating shame and creating a counter culture in which sharing one’s struggles is not only acceptable but encouraged. One individual who embodies much of what we preach is Anne Moss. Her following, or “village” as she calls them, is an impressive […]

Life Cycles Counseling September Resource Roundup

September 2016 Resource Roundup

September was full of great resources from the benefits of yoga on stress to how technology and mental health are at a critical crossroads. If you  missed anything we’ve shared over the month, we’ve rounded it up here for you in one convenient spot! Anxiety Management Mayo Clinic agrees – yoga is good for your […]

GIGABYTES & COUNSELING: using technology to improve treatment

Gigabytes and Counseling – Using Technology to Improve Treatment

The Family Education Program is a free program, which provides support to individuals and families struggling with substance abuse disorders. It is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, are recovering from addiction. Each week they meet on Thursday nights to discuss a variety of topics, with a different speaker each week. Last week, […]

July 2016 Resource Roundup Life Cycles Counseling

July 2016 Resource Roundup

Those of you who follow us on Facebook know we are passionate about sharing stories, resources and information with our clients and followers. We are constantly sharing resources that we find useful, informative and educational in the realm of mental health, substance abuse, eating disorders and current events. Each month we will round up the […]

Glitter jars - art intervention with life cycles counseling

5/13 Friday’s Art Post

In my practice, I utilize art interventions fairly regularly. Each Friday, I will either post a recent art intervention or share a few of my favorite interventions from other practitioners.   The Glitter Jar is a favorite activity in my practice. Clients of all ages love this intervention. Let’s face it, who doesn’t want to […]

5 Ways Families Can Help Their Loved One Struggling with Addiction

Are You Walking on Egg Shells When You See Your Loved One? The pain and suffering is not limited to the addict himself.  The family also shares the brunt of the pain. They also experience worry, fear, judgment, anger, and shame on a daily basis. Many times, the family absorbs the consequences of their loved […]

Over 100 Showed Up for Speak UP

Several weeks have passed since my first Speak UP session on the VCU campus, but I am still reminded of how much impact a collective group of people can have on each other. The mantra that comes to mind is, “you mean something to someone.” What that means to me is that individuals need to […]

5 Ways to Stay Sober When Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s day is a wonderful way to spring out of your winter hibernation, celebrate your Irish heritage and let your hair down. It is also a time when people feel the need to drink.  If you prefer to stay sober and pass on the green beer, you will find plenty of options to help […]