Steve Hauptman, LCSW is a Gestalt-flavored psychotherapist, and has discovered that a central theme in his mental health clients and his own mental experiences is a need for control.
Steve tells it straight from his experience what control is, how we are addicted to it, and how we can overcome it to have better mental health.
Jared shares his story of growing up with a father addicted to drugs and alcohol, his own experiences with substance abuse, and cutting off from parents.
A woman discusses growing up in a family with mental illness and addiction and the turning point that ended up in meaningful work and finding her tribe.
The 3rd post in MONKEYTRAPS 101: Bert’s Crash Course in Control. A short video of Bert teaching what control looks like and how it is related to addiction.
Earla Dunbar writes about her social anxiety and how she coped using sex. After seeing no way out but suicide, she started CBT and it changed her life.
Barbara Daoust writes about her 3 years of depression & grief for the death of her beloved husband. She shares her wisdom on how to change & find self-love.
A woman writes about her experiences with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) & her continuous misdiagnosis of depression in Part 1 of a two part series.