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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Executive Functioning and Substance Abuse

By editor10022 October 21, 2019

Freedom Institute, Academics West, and Therapy West Present on the Relationship Between Executive Functioning Issues and Substance Abuse Thursday, November 14th, 2019 5:30 – 7:30 PM 2 Continuing Education Units Provided by Academics West for LMSW & LCSW at Academics West 37 West 65th Street, 5th floor Refreshments will be served. About this Event Executive functioning refers to the self-regulation […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Meet the Freedom Institute Team: Alex Dayton, LMHC, Clinical Director

By editor10022 October 1, 2019

At Freedom Institute, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT-S) and Relational Family Therapy are the foundation of our clinical programming for substance use disorders.  We are proud to be the first in New York City to offer this combination of powerful treatment modalities, and have been doing so for nearly eight years. Meet Alex Dayton, LMHC, Freedom Institute’s Clinical Director, who […]

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Is There Anything Funny About Recovery?

By Andree Corroon September 23, 2019

A Q & A WITH PLAYWRIGHT, SEAN DANIELS, ON HIS LATEST PLAY, THE WHITE CHIP What it feels like to be controlled by addiction Sean Daniels, playwright, eight years sober today Really? A comedy about drying out? Can we actually have a sense of humor about addiction and recovery?  Sean Daniels thinks so. From October […]

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How to Support a Newly Sober Loved One

By editor10022 September 17, 2019

Photo by Milan Popovic At Freedom Institute, we often hear clients in treatment confess to feeling discouraged by a lack of support from their family or friends for their recovery efforts.  They struggle with well-meaning loved ones, who on the one hand are encouraging them to get well and stop using, but on the other […]

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