Recovery

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is just one of the meditation based approaches being used to address the Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) today. Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery (MBAR) and Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) are other approaches incorporating mindfulness based approaches in helping individuals cope with cravings, stress and the co-morbid presentation of other mental health [...]

Raise awareness for collegiate recovery programs in our local community. This incredible event described below: Announcing the First Annual Golf Tournament and Awards Dinner, Tee It Up for Recovery at Bala Golf on Monday, August 29th. Four local colleges have come together to support  students in recovery.  The collaboration has created a Welcome Back event for their college students, [...]

  When someone’s gambling gets out of control, it can be extremely destructive and devastating both to the person who is gambling and the people they associate with. Because a gambling addiction develops over time, a gradual shift to compulsivity and erratic behaviors may escape notice from not only the person who is gambling but their friends and family [...]

Please read my new post as a guest blogger at GoodTherapy.org,  Three Reasons to Leave: Abuse, Addiction, and Affairs.... http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/three-reasons-to-leave-abuse-addiction-affairs-1205134 Philadelphia Psychologist and Addiction Counselor http://jeremyfrankphd.com/      

The Bermuda Triangle of holidays for addiction and recovery (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years   Alcohol and drug use, family and the holidays converge to form the Bermuda Triangle of Addiction (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years)   As we approach the Holidays which are generally a time of joy and celebration for most people we should [...]

Addiction psychiatrists and psychologists are often asked about successful recovery rates for addicts and alcoholics in their clinics and practice and until recently there have been few data to support most therapist's claims. Until now we have have relied on older research suggesting that when all studies and research is considered together that roughly ten [...]

I was recently interviewed by Kenneth Anderson on Blog Talk Radio for his regular show on Harm Reduction treatment for drug and alcohol use.  His introduction and link to the show are below: Our guest today is Jeremy Frank PhD CAC, harm reduction therapist in Philadelphia. Dr. Frank is also past Coordinator of Campus Alcohol and [...]

Sacha Z. Scoblic’s book Unwasted: My Lush Sobriety is a compelling read for anybody contemplating sobriety, questioning their drinking habits, or the casual reader who identifies or struggles with any kind of habitual self-defeating behavior. The book is a first person account of Scoblic’s initial journey “white knuckling it” through the hinterlands of sobriety. A [...]