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trauma and gambling addiction

Trauma and Gambling Addiction

This presentation is on trauma and problematic gambling presented by Joanne Ketch, LPC, LMFAO, DC and SAP. Joanne Ketch is an LPC, LMS, LCD and a SAP, or Rdsap. Jane is a multi credentialed clinician serving professionals, medical staff, first responders and military, and Katy, Texas. This is an encore career for Joanne, and since…

what is EMDR

How is EMDR Used in Addiction Treatment?

There are many different therapies, just as there are many different individuals. At Kemah Palms Recovery®, we want you to know the answer to, “What is EMDR?” It may be a tool to help you in your healing of addiction or anxiety.   What Is EMDR?   EMDR therapy treatment has been especially successful in…

What is Step 3 of the 12 Steps Program?

Step Three of the 12 Steps: We made a decision to turn our will and lives over to the care of God, as we understood him. Step Three of the 12 Steps is the natural follow-up to Steps One and Two. First, we admit that we’ve lost control (Step 1). Then we acknowledge belief in…

Recognizing the Symptoms of Alcoholism

Don’t underestimate the danger of alcohol. Although it’s a legal drug and ridiculously easy to buy, it carries a high addiction potential. Are you currently struggling with the symptoms of alcoholism? Here’s how you can find out. Don’t Let Definitions Trick You into a False Sense of Security When talking about the symptoms of alcoholism,…

National CRPS Awareness Month

It’s hard to fathom how difficult it must be to deal with chronic pain on a daily basis. Most of us know how it feels to stub a toe, but taking that pain to the nth degree is unimaginable. Most of the time, we’re lucky painkillers exist to give us temporary relief from pain issues….

a group therapy session discussing what is rehab

What is Rehab?

Millions of Americans suffer from alcohol use disorder and the number seems to increase every day. Many people do not seek out the help that they need for their alcoholism. The ones that do often do not know where to start. you have been struggling with alcohol addiction, you probably have a lot of questions….

man wondering about alcohol withdrawal timeline

What is a Typical Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline?

Would it surprise you to know the possibility of alcohol withdrawal acts as a deterrent for some people wanting help? It’s true. Some people choose to keep drinking instead of having to deal with harsh alcohol withdrawal symptoms. In reality, alcohol withdrawal does have the potential of causing problems. Just the same, that should never…

woman sitting on a couch thinking about detoxing at home

A Guide to Detoxing at Home

Many cases of drug addiction come from a need to self-medicate due to a painful physical condition. Do you suffer from back pains, neck strain, knee discomfort, or some other issue that has you in agony? Sometimes, you get to a place where you will take or do anything to get rid of some of…

a group at a faith based addiction treatment center

Should You Choose a Faith-Based Addiction Treatment Center?

What Is a Faith-Based Addiction Treatment Center? While many rehab centers have the necessary resources to help clients recover. A faith-based addiction treatment program in Texas will help clients plug into a higher power. This type of recovery program focuses on restoring your relationship with God as the center simultaneously treats you for your addiction….

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Using Expressive Arts as Addiction Therapy

Have you ever felt that if you could just express what was bothering you, then you would be able to move forward and heal? If so, then you would benefit greatly from expressive arts therapy. In fact, even if you haven’t thought much about it, expressing your emotions is critical to the healing process. That’s…

a man with his head down holds a drink and wonders when does binge drinking become a problem

I Can’t Stop Binge Drinking

How close to alcoholism is someone who has an occasional problem with excessive drinking? It’s a relevant question because of the possible implications of the answer. If someone has a habit of binge drinking, they or someone around them need to think about the ramifications of such actions. In far too many cases, the drinker…

woman in meditative pose wondering does yoga help with chronic pain

Does Yoga Help With Chronic Pain?

Have you been wondering: Does yoga help with chronic pain? You might think that coping without your painkiller addictions could leave you with uncontrollable levels of pain. Fortunately, Kemah Palms Recovery® works to teach you effective techniques, coping skills and exercises to help you manage and relieve your pain. One way to do this is…