Top Ten Myths of Love - Why It’s Time To Forget The Fairytale with Relationship Expert Victoria Fleming, Ph.D.

February 13, 2012
Hosted by Mary Woods

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When two people stand up in front of friends and families and pronounce that this is it, they believe they have found in the other person a life partner. There is optimism for ‘happily ever after’. But let’s face it, sometimes that optimism is misplaced. Victoria Fleming, Ph.D., knows ‘happily ever after’ doesn’t always work out that way, but says understanding WHY could help you break the pattern and improve your relationship. Her new book, You Complete Me and Other Myths That Destroy Happily Ever After offers ideas, reflections, fascinating case examples and exercises designed to help improve your relationship situation. Using a blend of knowledge, humor and sensitivity Dr. Fleming takes a no-nonsense look into the common myths that destroy relationships, such as: You Complete Me, Marriage Will Change Him, Children Will Bring Us Closer Together, We Can Go Back to the Way We Were, etc. and will teach us how to live mindfully and partner with purpose. www.mythsaboutmarriage.com

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One Hour AT A Time

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Recovery, whether it is from substance abuse or a mental illness, or both requires a treatment plan, which in many cases is as effective as treatments for other chronic illnesses. “One Hour AT A Time” will increase awareness about recovery and decrease the discrimination against individuals in the recovery process. Host Mary Woods, will help people understand the recovery of adults and families living with co-occurring substance use disorders and psychotic and/or affective illness over the course of a lifetime. Helping individuals develop the skills and knowledge they need to take personal responsibility for their health and supporting individuals in their efforts to get on with life beyond illness has been Mary’s mission and she now brings that mission to the airwaves.

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Mary Woods

Mary Woods

Mary is the CEO of WestBridge Community Services. She is also a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor with more than 25 years experience in substance abuse services and community mental health programs. Mary has conducted extensive workshops and trainings with a primary focus in Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change Theory and Integrated Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders. She is also a contributor to the development of the Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment Practitioners and Clinical Supervisors Workbook and Practice Demonstration Video. Mary was the Chairperson of the NH State Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professionals. She has been a member of the NH Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor’s Association since 1984, and has served as the Northeast Regional Vice President for the NAADAC, the Association of Addiction Professionals, President of NAADAC and is currently past president of NAADAC.

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