Families in Recovery

Recovery is rarely a solitary process.

ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Multi-Family Therapy Group

By editor10022 December 19, 2017

As part of our existing morning intensive outpatient program (MIOP) for adults, Freedom Institute has introduced a multi-family therapy group which meets once during each MIOP (8-week) cycle. Our supportive approach aims to help families relate to others who also are struggling with the impact of substance abuse on the family system. Our goal is […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

A GUIDE THROUGH THE MINEFIELD OF FINDING RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT

By Peter Lazar November 29, 2017

by Peter Lazar, LCSW Peter Lazar, LCSW, is Freedom Institute’s Senior Director of Strategic Development.  As part of the leadership team at Freedom Institute, Peter is responsible for overseeing marketing, business development and customer relations, as well as contributing to strategy and organizational development. In the shifting sands of the addictions treatment world, it has […]

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Families in Recovery

Teaching Empathy through Psychodrama: A Q&A with Anne Bresnahan, CASAC-G, Adult Counselor

By Anne Bresnahan October 23, 2017

Anne Bresnahan has worked in the field of addiction with both adults and adolescents for over 20 years. She joined Freedom Institute as an Adult Counselor in 2013 to lead our Psychodrama Program. Anne brings her love for and training in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy to her role and utilizes Motivational Interviewing, CBT and […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

12 Steps: A Design for Life

By Andree Corroon August 11, 2017

“EVERYONE should try doing a 12-Steps Program. The world would be a better place. More people would say sorry. Honesty and unselfishness would be more common.” I am not in recovery, but I am familiar with the 12 Steps. People close to me have successfully achieved sobriety through AA, and working on the non-clinical side […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

What’s Your Rock Bottom?

By Bob Miller July 6, 2017

Bob Miller has been Chairman of Freedom Institute’s Board of Directors since 2012, and as the son of its founder, Mona Mansell, intimately involved with the organization since its inception in 1976.  A media entrepreneur and business executive with more than 40 years of professional experience, Bob brings his business acumen and strategic vision to […]

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