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With recent events being so difficult I have over looked the fact that this website is FOUR years old (turning four years old last week) . Here’s to many more.
An Opinion Piece by Dylan Kerr 15th August 2020 I must firstly state that I’m actually quite a private fan of positive thinking. I can attribute books on positive thinking and self-esteem to giving me a much needed boost when I was in the midst of severe depression. However, they aren’t for everyone and they Continue reading “The Dangers of Positive Thinking”
The rumour and hearsay is that Thailand will be closed for visitors until at least the new year. The economically devastating virus COVID-19 that has moderate to severe flu-like symptoms has caused a massive upheaval and confusion in governments and health professionals across the world. Whilst the situation is actually much more positive here onContinue reading “Thailand Boarders Still Closed Until Further Notice”
I found this excellent video online today about “Dopamine Fasting”, it explains very clearly how one should go about reducing their addictive behaviours – and of course what those might be:
7th August 2020 It’s not been very good news for those with substance use and alcohol use disorders. Across the UK many people are increasing the amount they take or turning to different substances to ease their concerns about this crisis. There has been a surge in those using benzodiazepines and other similar drugs. SomeContinue reading “Turning to Sedatives During COVID-19”
I recently became aware that Terrence Gorski of CENAPS USA had passed away earlier this month (2nd of July I am told). For those who have worked in the field of addiction therapy his name is as instantly recognizable as the likes of Beck and Ellis. There are probably no addiction therapists whoContinue reading “The Death of Terrence Gorski.”
I haven’t updated my blog in awhile because I’ve been busy working on my other project to work online as a therapist. The transition to online work has been enjoyable in some aspects, I certainly have noticed I much prefer solitary work compared to working on a team in a primary treatment center. Hopefully I’llContinue reading “Off-line Times”