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Putting Yourself First When Caring for Someone with an Addiction

Dr. Heather Violante is a licensed psychologist, as well as the President and Founder of Serenity Lane Psychological Services, a private practice in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She provides psychotherapy to adults struggling with a variety of life’s challenges. We are so grateful to her for gracing us with her expertise on how you can put yourself first when caring for a someone with an addiction. Dr. Heather certainly adds a lot of clarity on the topic of addiction as this is such a needed conversation in our community.

Fun Facts:

  • 200 hour Yoga Teacher’s Training program in Vinyasa Flow
  • Hobbies: tennis, music, yoga, table tennis, pickleball, kayaking, basically being active outdoors.

Show Notes:

  • Support System Essentials and Why
  • Barriers of Seeking Help Early
  • So, what is taboo about caring for someone with an addiction?
  • Self-care Suggestions

Contact Information: If you would like to contact Dr. Heather Violante (954) 391-5305 (ext. 8), her E-mail is dr.heather@serenitylanetherapy.com and her website is www.serenitylanetherapy.com. If you would like to follow her on:

Facebook: @SerenityLanePsychologicalServices

Free Taboo Talk Time Offer: Dr. Violante is offering a 10 minute free consult over the phone to help support you.

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