Drug Addiction Counseling in Center City Philadelphia : Recently you've felt, or been told by loved ones, that your using drugs is negatively affecting your life and the life of those around you. You've wanted to make a change, but are too scared to take the necessary steps to begin to battle your addiction. Read the self-help tips provided in order to begin to improve the quality of your life.
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Often in family system struggling with addiction, or addiction and depression, it is common for family members to take on specific roles with the intention of helping the addicted person. Unfortunately the dysfunctional roles can contribute to more problems, rather than solving them. Learn the difference between the roles in a dysfunctional family versus a functional family system.
This tip is designed to help you evaluate your motivation to change or stop a negative behavior.
This tip will help explain how someone gets diagnosed with a personality disorder and what that can mean and look like for their life and relationships.
Have you often heard various types of words to describe therapy? Have you wondered if there's even a difference between Counseling and Psychotherapy? There's many different labels for psychotherapy, and there are many different labels for the psychotherapist. Keep reading to find out the difference.
Often in a family system suffering from addiction, or addiction and depression, there's many dysfunctional tendencies that develop over time, from enmeshment, enabling, to secrecy. Read on to identify the difference for yourself between a dysfunctional and functional family system.
This tip enlightens readers on the DSM-IV-TR criteria for BPD, and explains the basic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors associated with the disorder. Also included is some references for treatment.
Have you wondered if your loyalties to loved ones and friends have been borderline codependent? Have you been called codependent, but you're still not sure what it is? Read this tip to gain understanding on the typical behaviors of someone who struggles with codependency.