woman reflecting on EMDR session

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…

high powered man turned away from wife in bed

Addicted Husbands: How High Powered Men Turn to Sex and Cheating

By Tommy Williams, LADAC, ASAT-C, Primary Therapist, Men’s Sexual Addiction Program, The Ranch The headlines are filled with stories of high-powered men who are accused of being sexual predators, aggressors and harassers. Many of them are famous and successful men at the top of their professions.  Most have wives and children and financial freedom. They…

husband worrying about loved one in denial about addiction

How to Tell If Your Addicted Husband or Loved One Is In Denial

By Tommy Williams, LADAC, ASAT-C, Primary Therapist, Men’s Sexual Addiction Program, The Ranch Denial. In the world of addiction, it’s a buffer against an unacceptable reality. It refers to a psychological mechanism or process that allows people to protect themselves from pain and keep something from their awareness. It plays an integral role in the…