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In recovery for more than 25 years, I hope to make a difference in people’s lives and inspire them in their recovery.



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Breaking Misconceptions and Myths of Eating Disorders

By James D. “Buck” Runyan, MS, LMFT, LPC, CEDS, F.iaedp

When addressing disorders that severely affect one’s life, it is easy to understand when a person is found to have a problem such as diabetes, there are quick reactions from family and professionals to treat the affected person with a sense of urgency.
Diet, exercise, proper sleep, stress reduction and medications are all implemented within a short period of time with the hope of limiting the consequences of a poorly functioning or non-functioning pancreas. Though the general populace in general knows little about diabetes, the disorder tends to acquire quick attention because people are aware it is a dangerous ...Read More

An Arizona Success Story: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

By Samuel Burba and Wellington Group Consulting

Debunking EMDR Therapy Myths

By Sarah Jenkins

As an EMDRIA Approved EMDR Training Provider, Therapist, and Consultant, I often find myself having to debunk myths about EMDR therapy or reframe and educate therapists and clients about what EMDR is or isn’t. With this in mind, this article addresses ...Read More

Shame Resiliency: 8 Ways to Grow Beyond Secrecy, Silence and Self-Judgement

By Shannon McQuaid, LMFT, LISAC, CDWF, CSAT-C, 
Executive Director/Clinical Director at Promises Scottsdale

Shame has been referred to as the “silent epidemic.” Although it’s something we ...Read More

Physical Activity Improves Recovery Success Rate

Staying Fit with Coach Carl 

Emerging reports support the inclusion of structured physical activity as an important component to successful drug and alcohol recovery. Studies of ...Read More

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Sonora Alliance Video: Debbie Moak and Seth Leibsohn discuss the adverse effects of legalizing Marijuana for recreational use in Arizona. Both Debbie and Seth appeared on Newsmaker Sunday with John Hook.


Guest/Monthly Columnists

Dr. Dina Evan

Dr. Dina Evan

Dr. Evan is a life/soul coach working with individuals, couples and corporations.

Alan Cohen
Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen is the author of many inspirational books.


Cary Bayer
Cary Bayer

LIFE 101