Homelessness and Addiction: Part 2

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It was early summer and I was deep into my counseling internship at the behavioral health clinic. I was lucky enough to have a giant corner office with many windows overlooking downtown Portland – room enough to conduct both my individual sessions and run groups. It was so big that I decided to bring in… [Continue Reading]

Homelessness and Addiction: Part I

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In recent months my travels have taken me to Philadelphia and New York City, two of the most amazing cities in America. While I have enjoyed staying at comfortable hotels and dining on delicious food, it has been impossible to ignore the significant number of homeless people on the streets, begging for money and food…. [Continue Reading]

Interview with Dr. Bruce Alexander

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Last year I dedicated a post to the work of Dr. Bruce Alexander, a psychologist from Canada who wrote a great book about The Globalization of Addiction. I am now extremely excited that my good friend Jari Chevalier, from Living Hero, recently completed an interview with Dr. Alexander. There are so many wonderful things in this podcast that I… [Continue Reading]