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Motivation comes in many forms. For me, it was the pain of watching my son deal with addiction. He over-doesd twice before he was old enough to drive and then tried to hang himself. Watching a son try to end his life is enough to break any father. But instead, I used the pain as incentive to start the notfor-profit Holistic Counseling Services Inc. (HCSI) to help raise funding

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Highly-Effective, Scientifically-Proven Therapy For PTSD Sufferers

PTSD Sufferers

The hell like conditions of combat has a wide range of both physical and psychological effects on even the most prepared soldier. Today’s accepted symptoms of Post-Trauma Stress Disorder were first described by a doctor during the Civil War. Shell shock was a term introduced in the First World War to describe the trauma experienced after intense bombing. Soldiers reported feeling a sense of helplessness expressed variously as panic, or flight, an inability to reason, sleep, walk or talk.

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International Conference on Behavioral Addictions

International Conference on Behavioral Addictions

In March 2013 I was invited to be a keynote speaker at the 1st International Conference on Behavioral Addictions, held this week in Budapest, Hungary.  The purpose of the conference was to gather the world’s leading experts on process addictions to discuss their origins and treatments. It was truly an eye opening experience.

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Pain and Darkness of Depression

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Michele had struggled with the pain and darkness of depression and suicidal ideation her entire life. At one time or another she was prescribed nearly all of the name brand anti-depressants. Some worked, others didn’t. Watch this gripping interview with Liz Quirantes from CBS12 News West Palm Beach, Fla. Michele tells her story and how she manages this disease.

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