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How Treatment Centers Can Improve Outcomes – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

How Treatment Centers Can Improve Outcomes – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Yes, we have extremely broken health care systems and insurance systems in the United States. Even with those very broken systems, we can all work together and create improved treatment outcomes. How? For nearly 20 years of coaching family caregivers, I’ve been seeing...
Fun, Faith, Freedom, Fotos, Frivolity and Caregiving – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Fun, Faith, Freedom, Fotos, Frivolity and Caregiving – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

It turns out that when life is hard (and our world currently is giving us loads of hard on so many levels), the counterintuitive thing might be the best thing. In the hard, sad, hopeless, helpless, scary, frustrating, wrong, deplorable, unethical, we can feel so...
Fun, Joy & Resilience for Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Fun, Joy & Resilience for Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

This past week in our caregiver support group we discussed the role of “fun” in the life of a caregiver. We each bring so many beliefs, expectations and perspectives on caregivers having fun amidst a loved one’s health crisis. Since most of us are not trained to be...
Hope in Recovery – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Hope in Recovery – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Celebrating National Month of Hope 🧡 – Finding Hope in Recovery Did you know that April is the National Month of Hope? It serves as the perfect reminder to believe that things will work out, even when it seems like the deck is stacked against you. As I wrote in...
FEAR: Seven Tips to use NOW as an Eating Disorders Caregiver – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

FEAR: Seven Tips to use NOW as an Eating Disorders Caregiver – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Parents and other caregivers of those with eating disorders you have so many valid fears to cope with daily. Simply taking the leap to help get a loved one into treatment can bring on so many fears: What modality is best? Which treatment program should I choose? What...
Accepting Our Loved One’s Where They are At – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Accepting Our Loved One’s Where They are At – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Before you pull all of your hair out and scream, “THERE IS  NO WAY I’M GOING TO ACCEPT THAT THIS IS WHERE MY LOVED ONE IS AT!” Please read the next sentence as well. When we can lovingly accept our loved one, no matter what awful stuff is happening, WHILE holding onto...