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  • 00:59

    Recovery after Intensive Treatment with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Do you think that you might need intensive treatment? Carol the Coach interviews "Joey" who went through intensive treatment and wants to share his hope-strength and recovery with our listeners. He talks about the his realization that he needed Intensive Residential Treatment and then he talks about the extra steps that he took to get and stay healthy. It is a big decision to invest in intensive programing so listen to how he made the decision and what he is doing back in his community to stay healthy!

  • 01:06

    Get Sober and Find Deeper Recovery with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Carol the Coach will be interviewoing Paul Hartman who will be speaking about his  double mission. First is helping the addict get sober, stay sober, and progressing to deeper recovery. That includes healing past and present trauma wounds, exploring family of origin issues, accessing emotions that may have been repressed or stuffed, reducing shame, claiming self esteem, and living life as a functional adult. His second mission focuses on the couple because he believe the original relationship wounded by sexual betrayal cannot be healed. Even when both partners want to preserve the relationship, the wounds are too deep and the old relationship must be allowed to die. The good news is that if the addict establishes consistent, relapse free sobriety and the partner chooses to believe that partner is a new person in recovery who is honest and trustworthy, they can create a brand new relationship together. With willingness, help, and hard work over time; the new relationship can be better than anything they have ever had together including going back to a time that predates the addiction.   

    This is an inspiring show that will help both the addict and the partner to trust in hope-strength-recovery!

  • 01:02

    Clear Your Hidden Blocks to Maximize Recovery from SA with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    There are all sorts of ways to heal the wounds that contribute to sexual addiction. Tonight Carol the Coach will be interviewing Tom Prah who will be speaking about RIM which is a technique and scientific method of re-generating images in memory and re-scripting the experience to heal.

    RIM initially began as a synthesis of techniques that access the subconscious mind directly-Somatic Therapy, Ericksonian Hypnosis and Interactive Guided Imagery  has continued to expand and evolve. Originally, the acronym RIM stood for Deborah Sandella's Ph.D RN. book Releasing the Inner Magician so it could be conveniently referenced as a research intervention for people suffering with stress relatied illnesses and condition, Her study found that RIM significantly decreased the symptoms of stress-related illness and significantly increases one's quality of life.. As it has evolved into a scientific method, the meaning of RIM has become both: Re-generating Images in Memory and Re-creating the Inner Movie. 

    Tom has been using this successfully with individuals who suffer from Sexual Addiction.

  • 00:58

    Intensives Can Provide Intense Recovery with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Intensives can be an integrel part of good recovery. They typically cost less and provide a great basis for change and recovery. Carol the Coach will be interviewing Dr. Michael Howard and Ms. Stefanie Petyak who are staff of the Healing Solutions Counseling Center. They will be talking about Healing Solutions which recently began offering intensives for sex addicts, partners, and couples in recovery from sexual addiction. The flagship program is Bridge to Recovery, a 5-day intensive for men struggling with compulsive sexuality and addiction. Fist developed in 2014, this program is experiential in nature and relies heavily on group processing. It is structured around the 30-task model for treating sex addiction developed by Dr. Patrick Carnes.

    During the five days, participants learn about their specific addiction cycle, associated triggers and relapse prevention strategies, as well their arousal template and delve deep into the underpinnings of their addiction and what life experiences got them to this place. Participants also do family of origin and trauma work, with each participant presenting their “trauma egg” to the rest of the group. Since sex addiction is considered an intimacy disorder, much of an addict’s growth in recovery comes from the group experience and learning how to build healthy support systems. There is simply no substitute for the clinical recovery group experience in the treatment of sexual Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery.

    This show is to help you access the books, the experts and the people who are managing recovery with The 12 Step Program and Patrick Carnes Recovery Task Model that reinforces the steps you need to take to manage your recovery.

    Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.

  • 01:00

    How Does Internet Accountability Aid in SA Recovery w/ Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    You want to know what tools are available to combat internet ography... Luke Gilkerson is going to be talking about Covenant Eyes which is one of the leaders in internet accountability software programs for your phone, tablet and computer. If you have wondered how to use Internet accountability software, you will get alot of information about this kind of service and how it can be an accountability tool for you to abstain from internet and increase your recovery from sexual addiction.  I recommend Covenant Eyes because it is one of the best accountability software programs out there!

    Sexual Addiction is a disorder that requires strategies to assist you in maintaining recovery. This show is to help you access the books, the experts and the people who are managing recovery with The 12 Step Program and Patrick Carnes Recovery Task Model that reinforces the steps you need to take to manage your recovery and take your life through the journey so that you not only conquer the "Addict" but develop into the person you were meant to be!

    Carol Juergensen Sheets aka Carol the Coach is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist who is ready to take you on the journey of sexual addiction recovery and expose you to the experts who will guide you through the steps.

  • 02:00

    TREATMENT and RECOVERY: Is Recovery a Life Long Process?

    in Self Help

    Show Topic:  This topic is pulled from our X-files (write-ins) as a common question that has both simple and complex answers. We'll delve into the various circumstances that sometimes guide the answer for individuals as well as touch on "industry dogma". Historically there has been strong opinion across the board. We have our own.........

    Show Segments: Happy Recap, Show Topic, Recovery Support Time

  • 01:58

    TREATMENT and RECOVERY: The Encounter Group

    in Self Help

    Show Topic:  The encounter group is one of, if not, the, back bone group of the therapeutic community milieu. For participants it is important to understand and know the purpose of the group and your role in it.  For staff it is important to be well trained in the facilitation of the group and to understand your role in it.  it is without a doubt the most challenging group to participate in, and facilitate.  We will discuss the group, it's dynamics, and how it translates to the outside world, post treatment.

    Show segments: Happy Recap, Show Topic, Recovery Support Tim


  • 02:00

    TREATMENT and RECOVERY: War Stories (The Good, The Bad, The Ugly)

    in Self Help

    Show Topic:  Traditionally, the recovery community has frowned upon the telling of War Stories, and with good reason. We're not fond of clients glorifying past negative behaviors and prefer that they focus on the present, and also their future. However, in honor and memoriam, of former OCG employee, and in celebration of what would've been his 52nd birthday today, we on behalf of the late Great Joe Williams, will suspend that tradition and tell a few select War Stories, that all have a Moral of the Story, in line with our recovery values

    Show Segments: Happy Recap, Show Topics, Recovery Support Time

  • 01:00

    Why is Group Intervention Essential to Recovery with Carol the Coach

    in Self Help

    Group work is not just an added benefit to recovery efforts...It can be pivitol to  your success as an addict. Listen as Carol the Coach talks about why group work is so important and what you can do to ensure recovery success by joining a therapeutic group for sexual addiction. Sexual adddiction causes alot of internal and external conflict.  Carol the Coach teaches how to manage the conflict that naturally occurs outside of the group environment and why men find it so helpful to assist other group members in finding a success formula that works for them.

  • 00:31

    SCI Recovery Radio Step 9

    in Podcasting

    In the latest edition of the Recovery Radio Show host David Gerber interviews Michael Boccia about Step 9. Making amends is one of the more recognizable of the 12 steps. It is also a potential stumbling block. Knowing when making amends is helpful or harmful is often a slippery slope that requires much guidance. Listen as David and Michael simplify Step 9 for both the average listener as well as those engaged in recovery.

  • 00:30

    What is the difference between dreaming and goal setting in recovery?

    in Self Help

    Many times when we were lost in the "bad dream", we would wish and even talk about "when things get better"?  But did they ever get any better?

    In this episode, we will be talking about how to differentiate between real goal setting and "dream talk".  You will learn tips and tricks to keep your life truly moving forward instead of just staying stuc in one place.

    I look forward to sharing experience, strength and hope with you next Monday at 3:30 PM PST with Building Blocks of Recovery.  

    You can email your questions to the show at buildingblocksofrecovery@gmail.com.  The book series Building Blocks of Recovery is now available on Amazon and for the Kindle.

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