Category: Addiction

Scott Petersen, LMFT, LISAC

Dr. Scott Petersen, LMFT, LISAC

Marriage and Family Therapist in Gilbert and Mesa, Arizona Dr. Scott Petersen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC). Dr. Petersen specializes in working with married couples.  He helps couples learn conflict resolution and how to improve their communication.  He also has training in helping couples affected by addiction work through the addiction and reestablish safety within the relationship. His fair and unique approach to couples helps Dr. Petersen create an environment where couples

2 Calls a Day Addiction Recovery App

Whether you are struggling to overcome an addiction or just trying to change a bad habit, the 2 Calls a Day app can be one of your best tools to accountability and recovery. App of Action This app is not just another informational app that talks about the negative effects of addiction or bad habits.  You probably already know the negative effects that your bad habits or addictions have had on yourself or others.  This app is an App of Action.

The Addictive Relationship

One of the most powerful aspects of an addiction is the relationship one develops with their addiction. Now that may sound strange, but ask anyone who has struggled with an addiction and they will more than likely say they definitely have a “relationship” with their addiction. They may not know why or how it happens, they just know it has. Phrases I have heard people make in early recovery are, “I just miss it so much”, “It’s like I lost

Why do People Have Addictions?

There are many theory’s and ideas as to why people have and suffer from addiction. Whether you are struggling with an addiction or have a loved one suffering from an addiction, you probably have asked the question “WHY?” Although there is no concrete answer to this question, I believe there are some fundamental ideas that will help you understand this question. I believe one important factor as to why people suffer form addiction is an emotional/spiritual “dis-ease”. People, for a