Healing Fears with Exposure

Healing Fears with Exposure

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: January 22, 2019 Updated: March 12, 2021 When we’re having a hard time healing our inner pain, our woundedness from past trauma, our deep sadness and grief, it is often our fear that is keeping us from healing and moving forward. We’re afraid of having to feel the same pain again.…

Self-Hatred and Self-Worth

Self-Hatred and Self-Worth

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: January 14, 2019 Updated: March 12, 2021 At the root of our addictions and mental and emotional health issues is often a pervasive, all-encompassing feeling of self-hatred. We don’t believe in our own self-worth and our value. We see ourselves not as we truly are but with a self-image based on…

What Can We Learn in Family Therapy?

What Can We Learn in Family Therapy?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: January 7, 2019 Updated: August 4, 2020 Family therapy is one of the most beneficial and useful tools available to us in recovery. Addiction doesn’t affect the addict alone. It impacts the entire family, so much so that addiction is often considered a family disease. We can inherit addictive traits and…

Fearing Our Vulnerability

Fearing Our Vulnerability

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: January 2, 2019 Updated: March 12, 2021 Many of us are culturally conditioned to think of vulnerability as a weakness. We’re afraid to open up to other people and confide in them lest they use that information against us. We’re afraid to divulge personal details about ourselves because we fear being…