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Joint Collaboration with Widener University

Providence Treatment is pleased to announce its joint collaboration with Widener University’s Biofeedback Clinic, chaired by Dr. Pamela Calvert-Hirt, to provide psychophysiological interventions for common issues such as: attention, insomnia, stress, headaches and test anxiety to our professional clients.  At Providence Treatment, we understand the stress and fatigue caused by a demanding professional career, and…

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Surrender

The word “surrender” is often associated with defeat, loss, relinquishing your power and other hard to accept concepts. In many contemporary spiritual programs, the process of surrender is a key element to living a more spiritually fulfilling life. I became curious about this word and wondered if there was a hermeneutic that could shed a…

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Critical Look At 12-Step Programs

Psychiatrists Dr. Lance Dodes and Zachary Dodes (father and son) published a book offering critical look at 12-Step Programs in March 2014 called “The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry,” citing 12-step programs fails to work for most people.  Dodes also cites work showing success rate of Alcoholics Anonymous…