What Influences substance use disorder in our culture?

Over five decades, substance use disorders have had strong relations to the culture of our music, lifestyle, and fashion, as well as attitudes and ideologies. 1960’s —The first documented and widely-spread drug culture came in the mid-1960’s with the psychedelic ideology and hippie culture. Cannabis, LSD and other psychedelic drugs have been associated with the…

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Psychodrama—A Powerful Experiential Group Therapy Process for Substance Use Recovery

Katrena Hart MS, LPC-S, CBT, ATA, CETT, TEP, a member of the Healing Springs Ranch “Board of Fellows”, began her training in Psychodrama in 1994 under the direction of Doctors Mort and Dorothy Satten. After her training, she later went on to found Bridging Harts Psychodrama Training Institute & Psychotherapy, where she currently leads personal…

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The Locus of Control Shift; An Illusion of Control And Protection

The Trauma Model is a comprehensive, scientifically testable theory of the relationship between psychological trauma and a wide range of different disorders, addictions, and self-defeating behaviors. As a fellow of Healing Springs Ranch, Colin Ross M.D. developed the principles and techniques of his Trauma Model Therapy (TMT) to treat people with trauma-related disorders including complex…

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Bridging the Gap Between Addiction, Mental Health And Trauma

Healing Springs Ranch empirically based, “Integrated Addiction Model” (I.AM) looks beneath the surface of all addictive patterns and mental health symptoms and identifies and address the underlying ROOT CAUSE of these behaviors. Whether a person struggles with alcoholism, drug abuse, depression, anxiety or is addicted to a process such as gambling, pornography, gaming, shopping etc.,…

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