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Successful Recovery

When You Wake the Ghost

  I had a conversation last week, with a young woman who had fallen off the wagon. She said, “I feel so horrible. So guilty. I feel like I have to start all over.”   I tried to come up with the right words for her. I know that like other chronic diseases, addiction involves cycles of relapse […]


  For the Group Session at Sanford House In Kafka’s famous novella Metamorphosis, Gregar Samsa wakes to find he has been transformed into a cockroach. He hides in his room, his family tries to adapt, but he becomes an inconvenience – a pariah – and it doesn’t end well. I suppose the title was Kafka being ironic. “Metamorphosis,” after all, is defined as a […]