It’s Not In Your Head: How Physiological Dependence Takes Hold

For someone who has never experienced addiction, it’s easy to wonder why someone struggling with substance abuse can’t simply stop. If you or someone you love is dealing with a substance abuse problem, you know that it’s not that simple. Psychological and physiological dependence can both wreak havoc on a person’s ability to quit using…

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The Importance of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Centers

When you need an acute stress disorder treatment center, Recovery Ranch can help you get the help you need. Mental health and addiction treatment centers provide the care you need to get your life back in control. When you are feeling overwhelmed with your mental health, and you are not able to function, mental health…

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Finding the Touchstone Memory: What Happens During an EMDR Session?

By Ginger Poag, MSW, LCSW, Trauma Therapist at The Ranch  I am passionate about EMDR therapy, also known as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, because I have so often seen it change people’s lives. Many people I see at The Ranch have never heard about this trauma therapy and are naturally skeptical. They don’t think it’s going to…