Providence Treatment attending 2016 Federation of State Physician Health Programs

Attending 2016 Federation of State Physician Health Programs

2016 Federation of State Physician health Program (FSPHP) Annual Education Conference is currently being held in sunny San Diego, CA from April 28 to May 1.  This year’s objectives are: Identify best practices for PHPs Discuss strategies for legal risk assessment Recognize and assess occupational hazards facing affected healthcare professionals Compare different treatment modalities for…


Stay In The Moment

We all too often subscribe to thoughts, feelings and images in our heads (which usually pertain to the past and future) instead of the reality in the moment. A good example would be fostering a resentment against someone and permitting this to create much discontentment and grief. Instead of subscribing to these thoughts, feelings and…

The Sober Truth book

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…