Treating Addiction with Medication

Treating Addiction with Medication

By CCI Team   The process of treating addiction is not easy, and while psychotherapy is an important part of the process in order to explore the roots of the issue, medication is also often involved. Science Daily recently posted a release regarding the Washington...
Is Psychiatry a Religion?

Is Psychiatry a Religion?

By CCI Team,   According to Merriam-Webster.com, religion is defined as: a) the service and worship of God of the supernatural, b) commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs and...
A Different Perspective on Addiction

A Different Perspective on Addiction

By CCI Team   Even without going into the science of addiction, I’ve found that many still have a hard time grasping the concept of a drug, alcohol, or substance related addiction, let alone society’s addiction to media. In conversation, many have responded to my...
Difficulties in De-prescribing

Difficulties in De-prescribing

By CCI Team   As a developing counselor, I’ve considered the implications of de-prescribing a patient, especially when I am coming from a “less experienced” background. More-so, this critical thinking has enabled me to study and prepare for encounters as such. If I am...
What Are You Feeding the Fishes?

What Are You Feeding the Fishes?

By CCI Team   Did you know that the U.S. is the third largest consumer of fish and shellfish behind China and Japan?  This amounts to a total of 4.8 billion pounds of seafood, or approximately 15.8 pounds of fish and shellfish consumed per person (both wild-caught and...