CBT vs. The Twelve Steps for the treatment of addiction

I have been noticing a lot of criticism lately concerning Alcoholics Anonymous and Bill W’s “Twelve Steps” as a treatment model for the disease of addiction. Does it work? How Does it work? Is it appropriate that having a disease somehow deems you qualified to treat that disease? These were all questions that intrigued me […]

Mental Health Stigma In Todays Society

Picture this: you wake up one morning and everything hurts. You feel tired, unmotivated, and very concerned about what could possibly be wrong with you. Certain of the idea that you are gravely ill you make an appointment to see your trusted primary care physician. After a thorough exam the doctor sits you down and […]