Letter to Parents
The Following is a letter to parents. I think it is important to honor and acknowledge those that are raising children during this pandemic. Dear Parents and Caregivers of children, Did you imagine that life would be what it is today? I mean a year later and you’re still here!! The sacrifices you’ve […]
Let’s talk Therapy!
Reaching out to a professional for support and guidance has become popularized in our society. Movies, television shows and series have highlighted characters and themes around going to therapy. Celebrities, athletes, and other social media influencers have personally talked about being in therapy and their need for help and support. Therapist have become a necessary […]
Louisville Health & Healing, a Therapy Practice in Louisville, Kentucky, Launches New Website to Promote Therapeutic Service Offerings and Attract Clients
A new therapy practice in Louisville, Kentucky has kicked off 2021 by moving into a new office, launching a new website, and opening up scheduling for potential clients to book therapy appointments. Louisville Health & Healing – formerly known as Lucas Counseling and Consulting – was founded by Henry Lucas, LCSW, LCADC, in 2012 and has […]
Pandemic Alert—What to watch for.
Okay. Okay. Okay. I know we are all tired of our current situation. I am even hesitant to write and then post this. And, I also think it is important. It is important to understand that it may “feel” lonely and disconnected but that there are others that feel the same. Identification is the antidote […]
What is Substance Use Disorder?
What is a substance use disorder? According to National Institute of Drug Abuse, Substance Use Disorder is a “chronic relapsing brain disease characterized by inability to control use, inability to stop despite consequences and experience of cravings.” I think this is one of the easiest explanations of “addiction”. The word addiction has Latin meaning of […]
Addiction Treatment – Recovery Unplugged
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting an amazing addiction treatment program in Ft Lauderdale, Florida– Recovery Unplugged (RU). This treatment program was started by a musician about 6 years ago in Florida which combines music into every aspect of their clinical care. Music is an important part of humanity. Art, language, and music […]
Stop Avoiding Everything!
Happy Near Year! How are your resolutions going this year so far? Have you sabotaged them yet? I hope so… No time to make a change like tomorrow. I mean, no better time than the new year or new decade. Who am I kidding? We only make these silly resolutions to make ourselves feel better […]
Book Em’ Dan-O!
It has been a while since I have posted any blogs. A lot has been going on. I have been to Italy, Elliette turned 2, Elise and I celebrated 5 years of marriage (she hasn’t left me), and…I published a fucking book. I wanted to take some time to share what it has been like […]
Change Is A Process
Transitions. Letting go. Stepping into the unknown. So…Now that we are in March–how are those resolutions going? Have you stopped? Have you given up and surrendered? If you have, then it’s all good. We all fall short when it comes to change. Most people get discouraged and discontinue their original commitment. Maybe you set the […]