Posts Categorized: addiction

Talking Addiction

Whenever a potential client contacts me and uses the a-word, I can trust in a couple of things: 1) that this person is coming to terms with something that they must feel very uncomfortable speaking about openly, and 2) that the a-word potentially carries many other words along with it–fear, shame, perhaps self-loathing. Talking openly… Read more »

What is Addiction?

Addiction is in the news a lot these days, particularly if you live in Toronto as I do. In the last decade we have opened up the way we understand addiction – a term we used to reserve only for chemical substances – to include such non-chemical things as internet porn addiction, retail consumption, video… Read more »