Category Archives: Trauma

  • Understanding Relational Trauma’s Impact
    Friday, September 20th, 2019

    Understanding Relational Trauma’s Impact

    When we begin to explore and understand the impact relational trauma has on an individual’s life it is important to understand the definition of relational trauma and attachment.  Laura...
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  • Let’s Make Next Year Even Safer!
    Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

    Let’s Make Next Year Even Safer!

    This is the perfect week to reflect on your past recovery and look forward to the year ahead. The week between Christmas and New Year’s is a time of...
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  • Tis’ The Season To Be Sober!
    Friday, November 23rd, 2018

    Tis’ The Season To Be Sober!

    With the right priorities, getting through the holidays sober is no problem. Before Jordan Blumer got into 12-step recovery, he drank and used drugs to make the holidays more...
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  • Hold & Show
    Thursday, September 27th, 2018

    Hold & Show

    The universe dependably appears to demonstrate us things that we have to focus on. There is a steady topic that continues tapping me on the shoulder and that is,...
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  • Letting Go Of The Shame
    Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

    Letting Go Of The Shame

    In order to heal, you have to be willing to leave shame behind. One of the most difficult parts of starting life in recovery is facing up to the...
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  • Addiction & The Family
    Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

    Addiction & The Family

    At Deer Hollow, all who participate in the family program find a comforting space where they feel safe to finally disclose all their unresolved issues that they never could...
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  • Freedom is Possible!
    Thursday, August 16th, 2018

    Freedom is Possible!

    Here recently I've been investing a ton of energy rehashing books that have moved me beforehand. It's continually fascinating how in rehashing something you see things so distinctively and...
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  • Between the Words
    Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

    Between the Words

    ​If we have the courage to say the word shame, the majority of us misuse it. It's really common for the words shame and guilt to be used incorrectly...
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  • Feeling the Pain
    Monday, June 18th, 2018

    Feeling the Pain

    Learning is something that I really do love!! It’s my most comfortable form of play. Having come off of an amazing psychodrama training, I felt inspired by the trainer,...
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  • Integrating Trauma Treatment
    Thursday, May 31st, 2018

    Integrating Trauma Treatment

    Each individual can explore their internal lives and the physical manifestations of their pain management in a safe and supportive environment. ​Recovery from addiction is about so much more...
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