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Thoughts on Prisoner Treatment

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We’ve all heard about the sheriff in Arizona who is famous for making inmates in the county jail eat surplus food, live in tents and wear pink. He has been applauded by many for his harsh and punitive treatment of prisoners. For most of us, this isn’t an issue we think about often. We aren’t […]

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Psychotherapy Services

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Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is not easily described in general statements. It varies depending on the personalities of the counselor and client, as well as the particular problems you present. There are many different methods we may use to help you address problems. Psychotherapy is not like a medical doctor visit. Instead, it calls for a very active […]

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Comprehensive Evaluations

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When someone needs professional evaluation or counseling services, you can depend on Recovery in Oklahoma, LLC to provide professional, affordable and competent care. We have extensive experience providing professional evaluations and counseling services which are often utilized by the legal system. For those seeking license reinstatement, you’ll want more information about our ADSAC (DUI) Assessment services. […]

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Trauma-informed Care for Child Welfare

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Healing the Soul Wound

I want to thank Northeastern State University and the Cherokee Nation for recognizing the importance of trauma-informed practices in the child welfare system. I was honored to be allowed to present the two-day training to nearly 100 NSU Social Work students and tribal child welfare workers. I applaud both organizations for recognizing the importance of understanding […]

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2014 Report on Adolescent Mental Health and Treatment in Okmulgee County

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Okmulgee County has a lot to offer its residents but as most of us know, no place is immune to mental health problems. Depression, anxiety and stress related disorders can cause serious problems in a critical developmental period. Half of all lifetime cases of mental disorders begin by age 14 (NAMI, 2014) and an estimated 21% […]

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When kids struggle, check their ACE Score.

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Problems are a normal part of growing up but sometimes they go beyond that. When important relationships are affected, when grades suffer, or when you just know deep down that something isn’t right, what do you do? Some parents get angry. Some pretend it isn’t a problem. Some look for medical help. Still others seek professional counseling. There […]

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Okmulgee Rising: What is Community?

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There are countless stories of small communities across the country that have lost their spark. In Oklahoma, cities that were once vibrant and growing have seen tremendous decline over the past few decades. There are certainly many reasons for the decline. We’ve all heard stories about industry moving across the globe and young people moving […]