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  • 8-Session Sober Curiosity Series

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    This group is for you if you: 

    • Sometimes wonder whether you “like” alcohol/drugs too much
    • Don’t want to give up alcohol/drugs completely but want to take a break
    • Are wondering what an alcohol/substance-free month would do to your body, mind, and spirit;
    • Want to cultivate a new, healthy, and more mindful relationship with alcohol or other substances.

    In this group, you will: 

    • Learn how alcohol/drug misuse is developed, see your misuse behavior in a new, compassionate light so that you can stop beating yourself up;
    • Learn the myth of willpower, and increase self-control by tapping into your deep personal values so that you can stop relying on the limited reserve of willpower;
    • Learn what “buttons” are, discover your own “buttons,” and develop strategies to manage these buttons so that they are not managing you;
    • Learn about the common lies that we were told about alcohol, and uncover your limiting beliefs so that they stop holding you back…

    Group Detail: 

    • Who: Participation is open to residents of California
    • When:  Sunday evening, 6:00 to 7:30 pm
    • Start dates: Group starts 6 times a year
    • Where: on Zoom
    • Cost: $600 for 8 90-minute sessions.
    • Group size: 3-8 participants

    To find out whether this group is right for you, schedule your free 15-minute consultation now or sign up for the introduction workshop below!

    Introduction Workshop - the Two Side of Ambivalence

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    A conversation about substance use, sobriety, and ambivalence.

    This 1.5-hour facilitated conversation is ideal for individuals who, for whatever reason, are questioning their relationship with any mind-altering substances. 

    This conversation provides an opportunity to uncover the pros and cons of your relationship with mind-altering substances. By the end, you will leave with: 

    • A deeper understanding of your relationship with substance 
    • A clearer idea of what you truly want in life
    • A specific action step for what to do next

    More Details:

    • Presenter: Jeanette Hu, MS
    • Time: Tue, Nov 15, 2022 from 5pm to 6:30pm PST.
    • Location: Zoom
    • Cost of attendance: $79 per person

    Space is limited, reserve your today!

    Important Disclaimer:

    Although this series is facilitated by a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, it is NOT therapy. The information in these conversations is for education and is not meant to replace actual therapy or instructions given by a personal therapist. 

    These conversations are intended to provide mental health education and to help users learn essential mental health skills and improve their lives. These conversations are best when it is used as a supplement to therapy. 

    It’s an additional tool to use for those supporting others with mental illness and a supplement to those supporting friends and loved ones currently under the care of a local professional therapist.

    These conversations are not medical advice. Please consult your primary care physician, therapist, or other mental health professional for individualized medical advice. Enrolling in this course does not constitute a therapeutic relationship. 

    I am not your therapist unless we have engaged in a formal therapeutic relationship (for that to happen you would have had to sign about 4 forms). Any answers to questions, whether through email, questions to comments, or otherwise should not be considered therapeutic advice but rather an educational guide as to where you can access other resources to help you on your journey. 

    Always consult your doctor or mental health professional before trying any exercises from this website. While they are generally safe and helpful, all change comes with some risk. These exercises are intended to improve your emotional skill set, but they may cause discomfort or, for some people, emotional distress, dissociation, or triggers for painful memories. This is more likely if you have a history of trauma. Work with your personal providers to learn what is best for you. 

    These conversations are intended for adults 18 years and up. If you do not understand or agree with these terms, please ask for a full refund 7 days before the event by emailing me at [email protected]

    If you decide to continue and register for this conversation, you demonstrate that you accept these terms and agree that you will consult your individual health providers for individualized advice.