Recovery Support Overview

  • By admin
  • October 1, 2021

Recovery-oriented care and recovery support systems help people with mental and substance use disorders manage their conditions successfully. Recovery is a process of change through which people improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential. There are four major dimensions that support...

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher of the late 18th century (and early 19th century) whose masterpiece, The World as Will and Representation (Second Edition, 1844) work would influence great thinkers, such as Sigmund Freud. The second chapter of Schopenhauer’s work, entitled ‘On Madness,’ requires a nuanced study, which...

Unique & Unnoted

Men who have been victims of sexual abuse experience both the trauma and the aftermath in unique ways that remain little understood. But that is beginning to change. One in six men in the United States have been sexual abused (compared to one in four women). This statistic represents...

This continues The Healing Voices Series on Alice Miller: Icon & Ideas Over the course of her prolific career, Alice Miller coined terms we find in therapy and along other paths toward recovery from abuse and trauma. The term often is exactly as coined, but sometimes the concept is...

Six Top Alice Miller Themes

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • November 21, 2020

This continues The Healing Voices Series on Alice Miller: Icon & Ideas Alice Miller’s many ideas are worth exploring in more detail, but here are a few of the most influential ones in trauma recovery and in our cultural. For many people who are recovering from abuse, it may...

This continues The Healing Voices Series on Alice Miller: Icon & Ideas One of the most dynamic social trends which embraced the ideas found in The Drama of the Gifted Child and all other Alice Miller books was the surging membership in 12 Step programs. The lessons these programs...

This continues The Healing Voices Series on Alice Miller: Icon & Ideas Alice Miller’s book, now known as The Drama of the Gifted Child, became an icon of the self-help and recovery book market. One reason is that it hit the market when new cultural trends were developing–and converging....