Fellowship

As many of you know, I have been working on a great project that is very close to my heart and embodies my life purpose.

I have heard my whole life that if you love what you do, you never feel […]

Sober Living in Kansas City

These past weeks have been incredible, and a bit of a blur. As you know, I do a lot of work with people and families around addiction issues with coaching, intervention, and helping families find the right treatment center. I […]

Addicted

There is always that one moment that changes everything. Some call it a lightbulb moment, some a moment of truth, or a moment of clarity. Whatever you want to call it, it is fierce and usually unexpected. It comes down […]

Kansas City Firefighter, Heroin, and Child Endangerment

A story hit the headlines that has Kansas City up in arms. It is sad, frightening, and has sparked a lot of conversation about addiction and what is right and wrong. For me, this is further proof that addiction does […]

My Recovery Is Not Anonymous

I think there is a misconception about the nature of ‘anonymous’ in 12-Step programs. The way I was taught was that I am welcome to share my recovery with anyone I choose and I can be as open about it […]

Enabling

Enabling is a topic I deal with frequently. Whether I am working with a family for an intervention, or just working toward getting healthy in general. This is also a behavior that is not exclusive to parent-child relationships, but often […]

Intervention in Kansas City

The thought of doing an intervention on someone you love can be daunting. It is not an easy decision to get to, and not an easy position to be in. The one thing to remember is an intervention comes from […]

Addiction Treatment Kansas City

Finding a treatment center is never an ‘easy’ task. In Kansas City, with very limited resources, it is more daunting than usual. I never recommend choosing a treatment center from a basic Google search without doing some research and knowing […]