It’s time to drop the stigma and view addiction through a compassionate lens. Sam ColemanFeb 13 · 5 min read Photo by Michael Longmire on Unsplash “Not all addictions are rooted in abuse or trauma, but I do believe that they can be traced to painful experience. A hurt is at the centre of all addictive behaviours.” Gabor Maté In the Realm of Hungry … Continue reading The Trauma behind the addiction.
Why do people seek counselling? Usually, but not always, it is a desire to change. They know that something in their lives is not right and that they feel stressed or anxious or a sense of 'stuckness'; of not moving forward. It is desire to go to someone who is trained in helping them to … Continue reading Growth through change.