Author Archives: Patricia Burke, MSW, LCSW, BCD

Self-Acceptance Mindfulness Meditation by Patricia A Burke

Self-Acceptance Mindfulness Meditation by Patricia A Burke This is a guided mindfulness meditation on self-acceptance. It is about 10 minutes long. Before you listen to it, please find a comfortable and quiet place without distractions. Sit comfortably on a cushion on the floor or in a chair with your feet on the floor. If at [...]
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Circle of Meaning: Exploring Spirituality

There is a growing body of research in the addiction treatment field supporting the “practical wisdom” and personal experience of recovering people and addiction counselors which confirms that spirituality is an essential part of the recovery process. (O,Connell, 1999, p. 5). For years the spiritual component of the recovery process has largely fallen under the [...]
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