Narcissists

Narcissists: It’s All About Me. Really.

By Rebecca Ward, MSW, LCSW If you can imagine, I really enjoy working with some of the narcissists who come into my office. They are mostly charming and  engaging at the start, and many do not last long in therapy past the “beginning to see the light” phase. It is then that the dark side of this particular personality will emerge. And it is…

opioid

Opioid Abuse

“Every 12.5 seconds another American life is claimed by opioid abuse.” by Kristy Alpert The statistics surrounding this epidemic may be sobering, but the unfortunate reality is that opioid abuse is still growing in prevalence across the United States, with  more  than  115 deaths occurring each day, according to a recent statement from Jerome Adams,…

Wolfe Street Foundation

A Legacy of Grace

By Kristy Alpert • Photography by Jamison Mosley For Dr. Caroline Morgan Ford, the line between casual drinking and substance abuse was one she encountered early on in life. She grew up in a healthy and happy home, filled with Christian summer camps, trips to the beach and report cards from her prestigious boarding school…

alternative care

Complementary and Alternative Care

Mental health professionals are changing the way we look at treatment for the mind and body By Caleb Talley As our perception of mental health has changed over time, so too has the way we view mental health treatment. Talk therapy is still the most common form of psychological treatment. But new – and sometimes old…

grief

Dealing With Grief

By Marla Cantrell Being human is the only prerequisite needed to be vulnerable to grief. It’s so universal that you’d think we’d know how to fix it by now. But grief doesn’t work that way, and you can’t prepare for the loss you feel when a loved one dies. Rebecca Ward, MSW, LCSW, who offers…