How Do You Set a Healthy Boundary?

I hear it all the time… “I can’t sleep.”“I missed work to bail them out.”“I’m feeling totally overwhelmed.”“She just keeps calling me.” These are exactly the sorts of instances where a healthy boundary can make all the difference.  Not to keep your loved one out,...

Doing This Makes All the Difference

This mom was ready to crumble.  She had come to me looking for help for her adult son who refused to go to treatment, and we determined that an intervention was the best course of action. For the first couple weeks of working together, she would call me upset...

I Never Want to Hear This Again…

One thing I cannot stand is the common myth perpetuated that there’s nothing people can do to help their loved one. PLEASE stop saying this.  It leaves families feeling helpless, it leaves treatment centers missing out on a powerful resource, and it leaves the...

Tipping Point™ Recovery Started By Mistake

Why Tipping Point™ Recovery Started When most families first connect with me, this is what they see as the problem: “My loved one won’t give up the drugs and alcohol, and so there’s nothing I can do to help them.” WRONG! Drugs and alcohol aren’t the real problem. Now,...