by Ciara O In the world of Psychiatry, Complicated Grief Disorder (also known as CGD) is a condition in which those who have been bereaved, experience overwhelming functional impairment due to prolonged grief symptoms that usually persist for up to one month after six months of the death. … Read more about What are the signs of complicated grief disorder?
Those who experience a therapeutic family component to their care have a 65 per cent higher probability of getting, and more importantly, staying well. Recovering from something like anxiety, depression, traumaor addiction is no easy feat, and it requires an entire family to ensure long term … Read more about The importance of family involvement in treatment
2020 has been a challenging year. However, through the obstacles, we have continued to grow. Camino has stayed open and welcomed clients from all over the world, and through the challenges, our core essence has remained unshaken. We draw on a wealth of experience from various corners of the … Read more about 2020: A Year of Continuous Growth
The inextricable link between addiction and trauma is well known. Movements such as Alcoholics Anonymous (and other 'anonymous' fellowships) have undoubtedly made significant contributions to the therapeutic processes surrounding addiction. Rarely though, does this work purport to address … Read more about EMDR Therapy: A Highly Effective Treatment for Trauma and Addiction
2019 has been good to us here at Camino Recovery. We celebrated 10 years of service in January; we moved to a new home in Velez, Malaga; and we’ve considerably grown as an organisation. Although our physical presence has moved, the essence of Camino has remained, and many of our key team … Read more about 2019 at Camino Recovery: A year of growth, gratitude and graciousness
Don Lavender has spent nearly forty years working in and developing treatment centres around the world. Born and raised in the USA, he started his clinical career working for two of the world's leading treatment centres there. When Don relocated to the UK twenty years ago, he was … Read more about 2019 in Review with Don Lavender
In the depths of addiction, we can lose our own self-esteem. We have no faith in our ability to assess ourselves and, ultimately, we believe we are worthless. To feel better about ourselves in this situation – if only temporarily – we seek the approval of others. This can become an … Read more about Why Are Boundaries Important in Recovery?
by Renee W. If you are concerned about your alcohol consumption but don’t know where or how to get help, let me offer you some hope. I have been there. For over ten years, I drank most days starting from when I woke up in the morning until I passed out at night. I … Read more about The Top 10 Benefits of Giving up Alcohol