Who am I now that I’ve changed?


Who am I now that I’ve changed?

"There is nothing scarier than not knowing what the future holds for you. Except the feeling of not knowing who you are anymore." - S.A. There are many reasons why a person may feel like they've lost their identity. Commonly a major life change like separation or loss causes one's life plan to come into question. Now that the other person is no longer...[ read more ]

Harm Reduction vs. Abstinence Based Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders

By: Sara Y. Arce, LMHC, CAP Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) affect 17 million american's; 11.2 million men, 5.7 million women and 855,000 adolescents ages 12–17. (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2012) Some of the characteristics of an AUD include drinking more than one intended to, difficulty stopping or reducing the use, continued drinking despite negative consequences and symptoms of withdrawal or cravings...[ read more ]

What is anxiety and what should I do about it?

Have you ever struggled with a major change in your life? Has a loved one passed on? Ended a relationship that was difficulty for you to move on from? Do the bills seem to be pilling up and is making the ends meet getting harder? Life can sometimes be challenging and worry or fear may keep you up at night...[ read more ]

Can I really change?

By: Sara Y. Arce, LMHC, CAP There is no question you can change. The real questions you should be asking yourself are “do you want to change?” and “what is it that really matters to you?”. There are many widely accepted theories on the process of change and what causes people to make lasting change. In my experience, in order...[ read more ]