Recognizing Codependency

Iris Healing Retreat 04/08/19
recognizing codependency

Sometimes the best choice is to walk away from a relationship, despite the heartbreak that will follow. While it may be uncomfortable to let go of someone, it is more damaging to stay in a relationship that is dysfunctional. Unfortunately, many people ride out toxic (and sometimes abusive) relationships because they feel responsible for their…

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TMS for Depression

Iris Healing Retreat 04/08/19

It is estimated that 322 million people across the globe live with depression. While there are many effective treatments for depression, some methods may be invasive or ineffective for treating each individual. Although modalities are on a trial-and-error basis, it can be discouraging to see little to no improvement after seeking help. But, an innovative…

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“Working with Trauma and the Body” Workshop

Iris Healing Retreat 04/04/19
Working with Trauma and the Body Workshop

May 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Trauma is stored in the body. Although talk therapy is beneficial, it is limited when working with trauma. This workshop will help you learn how to pay attention to how emotional and physical states show up in the body. You will learn ways gestures, movements, the…

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Effective Holistic Drug Rehab in Los Angeles

Iris Healing Retreat 03/25/19
holistic drug rehab in Los Angeles

“Holistic” and “holistic treatments” may sound like new words that have only recently become popular, but the truth is that they’ve been around for a very long time. They come from the word “holism,” which basically means that the “whole” is greater than the sum of the parts. That’s a major focus of our treatment. …

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Our Mental Health Retreats in California

Iris Healing Retreat 03/20/19
mental health retreats in California

The word “retreat” has multiple definitions. The one that most people are familiar with is “the act of withdrawing, as into safety or privacy; retirement; seclusion.” The one that we use the most at our Iris Healing Retreat is “a place of refuse, seclusion or privacy.” Our facility is meant to be a refuge. This…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in California

Iris Healing Retreat 03/15/19
dual diagnosis treatment centers in California

Our dual diagnosis treatment centers in California focus on clients battling substance abuse and mental illness. Indeed, that’s what “dual diagnosis” means. It’s important to focus on both of them, as opposed to simply centering on one or the other. The reason for that is simple: without dealing with them both at the same time,…

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Sound Therapy Healing and More

Iris Healing Retreat 03/10/19
sound therapy healing

There are more therapeutic methods than ever before and here at iris Healing Retreat, we have a deep catalog to choose from. Some people will respond to certain methods better than others might. Our trained staff can find the right methods to help you towards unconditional regard for yourself. With an individualized treatment plan, designed…

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How Mindfulness doesn’t Mean Meditation

Iris Healing Retreat 01/31/19

When we talk about meditation and mindfulness in recovery, many times we confuse the two for meaning the same thing. It’s easy to think that being mindful means meditation, but they’re different concepts. Mindfulness often times comes from the act of meditating. The word mindfulness quite literally means paying mind to or becoming aware of…

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Compassion Fatigue Prevention Training & Resiliency of the Wound

Iris Healing Retreat 01/22/19
Compassion Fatigue Prevention Training & Resiliency of the Wound

January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Iris Healing Retreat presents a special training: Jessica Rodriguez, PhD, LAADC-S, ICADC, MAC, CTRTC, CTP, CIP, GIP, CTS, FSS “Compassion Fatigue Prevention Training & Resiliency of the Wounded Healers” Throughout my 23 years in the care giving field, I’ve witnessed endless excellent professionals in the field…

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