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“Things are different, and they aren’t at all what my mind makes them to be.”

(this was originally posted on 4-02-2014) He came into the office pretty heated. He as angry about several things. We reviewed the limbic system’s response in perceived danger. How he couldn’t separate all the things he was mad about. How he couldn’t get access to good thinking for the decisions he had to make. And […]

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“You know it’s a lie, but it consumes you.”

(this is a recreation of a post originally done on 4-02-14, which was spammed to death. Here is the new life of it!) Usually he could follow a conversation, and be somewhat curious about thinking differently. Not today. He was under a dark cloud. As we looked at situations in his life, he said just couldn’t […]

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I’ve learned a totally different way of thinking.

We met off and on for the first year of his recovery.  The second year, it has been ever week. And now the 23 year old single Dad is excited. He is learning about his brain and how to do his own thinking without the drugs he relied on for years, or without the panic […]

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