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Déjàvirus Is Real. Here’s How to Not Feel Gaslit By It

Déjàvirus is the reemerging feelings of COVID-19-related anxiety as a result of spread of new variants. In this article, Jason Woodrum of New Method Wellness provides some advice on self-care during this challenging time.

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What Is Cave Syndrome (& How Can You Treat This Common Post-Pandemic Anxiety)?

Cave syndrome is generally characterized by feeling anxious about returning to society after the COVID-19 pandemic. Some people are hesitant to return to their normal lives out of an ongoing fear of the disease and others have grown accustomed to—and even fond of—the solitude of the last 15 months.

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Let’s Ditch the Term ‘Quarantine 15’ in 2021, OK?

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, recommends taking the time to look back on how far we’ve come, and the way we’ve made it through it during this challenging time.

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Friendships and Seeing Friends Safely Right Now

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, a therapist at New Method Wellness, tells Pure Wow, “Whatever your boundaries are, discuss them with those around you regularly. People will respect and understand your continued need for safety.”

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4 Therapist Tips for Dealing with Re-Entry Anxiety as COVID Restrictions Are Lifted

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, a therapist at New Method Wellness, shares his tips on dealing with re-entry anxiety as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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The Invisible Barrier Holding Women Back From Success, Happiness and Fulfillment

In this Good Housekeeping article, DeAnna Jordan Crosby, MA, AMFT, LAADC of New Method Wellness weighs in on the topic of Patriarchy Stress Disorder and the effect that it can have on the mental wellbeing of oppressed peoples.

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10 Surprising Self-Care Tips That You Should Bookmark

In this article, Dr. Ruta Sternbergs of New Method Wellness shares her self-care tip to open a window and breathe in the fresh air. She says, “This simple awareness can shut out the scrabble in our minds and decrease the pressure coursing through our veins.”

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HOFBH Partner Spotlight: New Method Wellness

“New Method Wellness, a Founding Member of Hall of Fame Behavioral Health (HOFBH), is a licensed and accredited residential addiction treatment center with on-site drug and alcohol detox facilities, specializing in treating substance abuse addiction and underlying mental health issues. Located in San Juan Capistrano, California.

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New Method Wellness is proud to be a Founding Member and Official Provider of The Pro Football Hall of Fame Behavioral Health.

“Hall of Fame Behavioral Health is the latest development in this growing initiative, and it might be the one addressing the greatest need,” said Jeremy Hogue, CEO of Hall of Fame Health.

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Shed the Shame of Addiction at New Method Wellness

“The New Method Wellness mission is to lead the way in treating the disease of addiction and co-occurring disorders, providing individuals we treat with effective solutions for lasting recovery. To achieve this mission, we deliver the highest quality of compassionate care in a safe, supportive environment conducive to personal growth and development.

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The 7 Best Cooling Weighted Blankets

Georgy Olivieri and DeAnna Crosby from New Method Wellness explain the mental health benefits of weighted blankets. They explore the science behind why they work and how to choose one that’s right for you.

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New Method Wellness Named Center of Excellence for Hall of Fame Behavioral Health

As one of twelve “Centers of Excellence” currently partnered with Hall of Fame Behavioral Health, New Method Wellness will provide concierge access to behavioral health services to those in need.

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Hall of Fame Behavioral Health Formed to Help Current & Former Players Improve Quality of Life

The Pro Football Hall of Fame today announces the formation of Hall of Fame Behavioral Health, a program created to find comprehensive solutions through a network of mental and behavioral health services designed specifically for current and former athletes and their families.

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Public Policy Advocacy in Your State: Interview with KC Gooding

NAATP Membership & Advocacy Officer, Nikki Soda, interviewed KC Gooding, Director of Business Development for New Method Wellness in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Gooding is the State Lead of the California Alliance for State Advocacy (ASA).

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New Method Wellness: A Collaborative Approach to Healing Addiction Completely

The leaders of New Method Wellness take pride in the holistic approach to treatment taken in their facility and the individual compassion shown to each patient that enters their doors.

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5 Ways to Support Your Newly Sober Partner

Dr. Deanna Crosby, a psychologist with New Method Wellness clarifies the fine line between helping an addict and enabling them while supporting a loved one through their recovery.

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‘Everyone’s feeling this’: People are using alcohol to cope with pandemic-related stress — here’s how to drink less

New Method Wellness, a treatment center in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., has seen alcohol-related treatment requests increase more than 30% since before the pandemic.

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New Method Wellness Gives Daters the Tools to Beat Addiction & Maintain Good Mental Health

New Method Wellness can offer sound guidance on everything from restoring past relationships to forging new dating experiences.

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How to Set Mental Health Goals This Spring

Perzan K. Irani, a mental health counselor at New Method Wellness shares how “Mental health goals help people strengthen their mental capacities which create a positive trickle-down effect in all other areas of their life”

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24 Ways You Make Yourself Sick Without Realizing It, Say Doctors

Deanna Crosby, Psy D, Clinical Director at New Method Wellness, shares with Yahoo how mental, emotional, and spiritual health is just as important during the pandemic.

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What to do if you find out your loved one is an opioid addict

McKenzie tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “For men, strong social ties are protective factors against substance abuse even if they are genetically predisposed to developing an addiction to drugs…

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F.A.T.E From Addict to Entrepreneur, With Susie Hopson-Blum of New Method Wellness

Susie provides great insight into her upbringing and personal experience with substance abuse, her path to sobriety/recovery, how she came to start New Method Wellness and advice to other entrepreneurs struggling with addiction.

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KC Gooding of New Method Wellness: “I would love to inspire a movement to get others to be more selfless”

KC is the National Director of Business Development at New Method Wellness. He brings a passion for helping families find reputable treatment options for their loved ones, providing his personal experience to those in need.

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Susie Hopson-Blum of New Method Wellness: “Do your research”

Susie provides great insight into her upbringing and personal experience with substance abuse, her path to sobriety/recovery, how she came to start New Method Wellness and advice to other entrepreneurs struggling with addiction.

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Why Virtual-Based Mental Health Care is Here to Stay

Juanita Wells, Director of Clinical Development at New Method Wellness, joins ‘Cheddar Reveals’ to discuss the pros and cons of virtual mental health care.

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We Asked the Experts How To Quit JUUL and Other Vaping Products

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, therapist at New Method Wellness shares how “Anecdotally, many people do speak to the benefit of weaning themselves off of cigarettes by using a vape, but vaping can, and often is, just as addictive as smoking cigarettes.”

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‘I don’t want to go back to normal’: As pandemic fades, some find anxiety grows

DeAnna Crosby, a therapist and clinical director of New Method Wellness explains how being in isolation for over a year, we’ve forgotten many of our social skills.

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Experts Explain How Long-Term Anxiety Affects Your Body

Juanita Wells, a certified alcohol and drug counselor and director of clinical development at New Method Wellness, is quoted discussing how constantly living in stress mode can contribute to developing depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse.

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I Tried A Wearable That Uses Touch Therapy To Reduce Stress

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, a therapist at healing center New Method Wellness, shares how touch therapy is a relatively new practice used to treat anxiety, depression, and trauma.

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I Tried Hypnosis To Cure My Misophonia

DeAnna J. Crosby, Psy.D., clinical director at New Method Wellness, shares how “People who suffer from misophonia have reactions to particular sounds that range from rage, anger, and annoyance sometimes to the point of wanting to flee.”

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9 Fascinating Ways To Tell The Difference Between Gut Instincts & Anxiety, According To Experts

Your gut instincts are those nagging feelings that alert you to potentially dangerous situations, or let you know when something may go wrong. These feelings are what keep you safe in…

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7 Mental Health Tips Therapists Give To Their Patients That Are Incredibly Unique

When it comes to self-care, many of us already know that activities like meditation, yoga, and exercise can benefit our mental health. But not everyone enjoys getting into down dog, and you might be searching for other ways to improve…

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How To Prepare For A Trauma Anniversary, According To Mental Health Experts

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a challenging mental health issue to manage, especially considering it’s unique to each and every individual. However, a common trigger for many people with PTSD is their…

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Here’s What Mental Health Experts Wish People Understood About Suicidal Thoughts

Juanita Wells CADC-II, ICADC, Director of Clinical Development at New Method Wellness, explains how needing to learn new skills to challenge suicidal thoughts crucial.

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We’re All Feeling a Little Lonely Right Now—but These Expert-Recommended Tips Might Just Help You Feel Better

Jason Woodrum, a licensed therapist at New Method Wellness, tells Parade.com “Loneliness can be defined as a pervasive sense of disconnection from family and friends.”

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12 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Power Couple

Deanna Crosby, AMFT, a relationship therapist and clinical director at New Method Wellness, shares how “Meghan Markle and Prince Harry appear to support each other’s individuality while supporting each other’s needs. To put it more plainly, they always appear to have each other’s backs.”

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The 8 Best Mindfulness Books of 2021

Perzan K. Irani, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Director of IOP at New Method Wellness, explains to VeryWell Mind what the three core principles of mindfulness are.

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‘Pandemic Brain’ Is Real—And It Explains Why You Can’t Focus

DeAnna J. Crosby, Psy.D., clinical director at New Method Wellness explains how pandemic brain is “like a fogginess or a low-level depression that comes with being isolated or off your regular routines”

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Alternatives to Traditional Model of Inpatient & Aftercare

The Chronic Hope Podcast – Episode 4: Kevin Petersen hosts KC Gooding of New Method Wellness to discuss “Alternatives to the Traditional Model of Inpatient and Aftercare.”

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I Started Journaling to Help With Anxiety, and This Is the Result

Juanita Wells, CADC-II, ICADC, is a duly accredited Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II and is the Director of Clinical Development, she helps expand the role of the LGBTQ+, trauma, and aftercare programs at New Method Wellness.

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Valentine’s Day for couples during a pandemic: A gift guide

Deanna Crosby, AMFT, a licensed therapist and clinical director at New Method Wellness says “For many couples, Valentine’s Day is a special day to take a break from the monotony of everyday life relationships.”

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Valentine’s Day 2021: Best ways to celebrate during a pandemic

Deanna Crosby, AMFT, a licensed therapist and clinical director at New Method Wellness says “Valentine’s Day is very different this year because this is the most popular day couples celebrate by eating out”

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New Method Wellness Now Offers LGBTQ-Inclusive Addiction Program

Key triggers such as, intense feelings of isolation, rejection, abuse, and discrimination as a direct result of their sexual identity, are contributing factors to these higher rates. New Method Wellness’ LGBTQ addiction treatment program aims to address…

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How I Conquered Anorexia and Depression

DeAnna J. Crosby, the clinical director at New Method Wellness explains how “There’s no one-size-fits-all treatment method for eating disorders”

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The Pandemic Has Already Had A Serious Impact On Kids’ Development

Linda Snell, a therapist at New Method Wellness, tells Romper, “Regression is a way for children to express that they are feeling insecure, angry, or scared, but lack the communication skills to share and/or understand these feelings.”

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How To Talk To Fellow Parents About Social Distancing

Jason Woodrum, a certified social worker and therapist at New Method Wellness tells Romper “Create a dialogue around how your friends and their children have been doing during this time, and areas they have and haven’t struggled with complying with health guidelines.”

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Parents Hitting A Wall During The Pandemic Is Totally Normal

Brook McKenzie, Director of Clinical Outreach at New Method Wellness Center tells Romper. “Fear of the unknown, concerns about our personal, financial, and familial responsibilities, each of these factors, endured over a prolonged period of time tend to magnify negative feelings”

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Kids Afraid Of Face Masks Just Need Some Extra Reassurance, Experts Say

Deanna Crosby, a family therapist and clinical director at New Method Wellness, tells Romper that when it comes to helping kids overcome fears, “It is important to be aligned with their developmental stage.”

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Children Regressing During Quarantine Is An Expected Reaction, Experts Say

Linda Snell, a therapist at New Method Wellness explains to Romper how children usually manifest regressive behavior to communicate their distress.

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The Importance of Building a Routine in Early Recovery

Deanna Jordan Crosby, an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), PsyD, explains how setting a routine early in recovery helps manage anxiety and depression, and helps clients find ways to work around urges to use substances.

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A Tale of Two Crosbys

Bing Crosby, Chief Financial Officer, Owner of New Method Wellness, shares his family story and explains how it has helped in his journey helping others overcome their addiction.

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Bing Crosby Helps Addicts Live Sober Lives

Bing Crosby, Chief Financial Officer & Owner of New Method Wellness, shares his families story of alcohol addiction with OC Weekly.

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25 Ways You Make Yourself Sick Without Realizing It

Deanna Crosby, Psy D, Clinical Director at New Method Wellness, explains how mental, emotional, and spiritual health is just as important as the physical aspects of health.

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4 Therapist Tips for Dealing with Re-Entry Anxiety as COVID Restrictions Are Lifted

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, a therapist at New Method Wellness, shares his tips on dealing with re-entry anxiety as states begin to reopen following the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Post-election Rehab Boom

Brook McKenzie, clinical outreach director of New Method Wellness, explains why clients are waiting until after the election to make the decision to go to rehab.

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As the Economy Freefalls and Mental Health Spirals, Both Rehabs and Addicts Try to Hold On

Brook McKenzie, clinical outreach director of New Method Wellness, explains how COVID-19 is forcing many small businesses to permanently close, and the closing of rehab centers in rural areas may be life-threatening.

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What parents can do to address their own back-to-school anxiety

Jason Woodrum, a certified social worker and therapist at New Method Wellness, explains how taking actions like joining the PTA that can make an impact or will at least make you feel heard in your child’s school.

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How co-parents can agree on a back-to-school plan, according to experts

Linda Snell, L.C.S.W., M.F.P., explains how “The uncertainty of what this coming school year looks like for children due to all the controversy only adds to the existing controversy in most co-parenting relationships.”

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How to Prepare Your Child for First Night Away from Home

Linda Snell, a licensed clinical social worker and founder of New Method Wellness, agrees that the right time to have your child stay away from home is all about their readiness.

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How to Teach Older Children to be Role Models

Linda Snell, LCSW and MFP at New Method Wellness, shares why it is important for parents to serve as this positive role model for their children.

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Gen Z Understands First-Hand the Importance of Mental Health and It Will Make Them Great Parents

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, explains how previous generations have laid the groundwork to make mental health issues less challenging.

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What to Do if Only One Parent Wants More Kids

DeAnna J. Crosby, M.A., clinical director and licensed marriage and family therapist at New Method Wellness in San Juan Capistrano, California, gives advice to readers on how important a safe space is when starting a difficult conversation about having children.

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Sexplain It: I Want to Subscribe to My Gym Crush’s OnlyFans. Problem Is, I’m Married.

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, a licensed therapist at New Method Wellness explains to Men’s Health magazine how important staying faithful in your relationships is.

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Sexplain It: All My Wives Cheat on Me and I Have No Idea Why

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, a licensed therapist at New Method Wellness explains to Men’s Health magazine how important doing an inventory of the strengths you’ve brought to past relationships is.

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New Method Wellness Has a Big Impact on Mental Health

New Method Wellness can offer hope, support, and a new beginning to individuals, couples, and families struggling with mental health issues coupled with drug or alcohol addiction. This treatment center in Southern California provides personalized care for clients and follow-up support for alums.

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Why It’s Okay to Enjoy Quarantine Sometimes—and How to Stop Feeling Guilty for It

Linda Snell, L.C.S.W., M.F.P., explains that “the world needs resilient, grateful individuals who can experience positive growth from adversity to assist those individuals who are less resilient.”

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How To Beat Procrastination, While WFH, From 10 Experts

DeAnna Crosby, family therapist and clinical director at New Method Wellness, explains how practicing mindfulness enables us to become grounded in the moment, gain awareness of our surroundings, and get in touch with our senses.

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The Other “Bar” Association: Alcoholism in the Legal Community with Deanna Crosby

In Episode 9, DeAnna Crosby discusses the unique caretaking responsibilities that make lawyers susceptible to anxiety and the resources are available to create a life beyond the bottle.

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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health During the Pandemic

DeAnna Jordan Crosby, clinical director of New Method Wellness, explains how setting small goals for the day will help your mental health during this pandemic.

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How Parents Can Keep Their Relationship Healthy in the Age of COVID-19

DeAnna Crosby, AMFT, an associate marriage and family therapist and clinical director at New Method Wellness, explains how quarantine has affected relationships by making them dig deeper into the reasons they came together initially and couples are having to slow down and be more focused on their relationship.

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How to Convince Your Loved Ones to Stay at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Jason Woodrum, ACSW, therapist at New Method Wellness, explains how taking one day at a time can be the most beneficial way to commit to the shelter-in-place guidelines.

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How to get the most out of long-term virtual therapy when you’re living and working from home

Linda Snell, a therapist at New Method Wellness, told Insider that if you’re staying with your family or live with roommates, finding a quiet space is an essential part of productive virtual therapy.

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How to get the most out of long-term virtual therapy when you’re living and working from home

Linda Snell, a therapist at New Method Wellness, told Insider that if you’re staying with your family or live with roommates or a partner, finding a quiet space where you can be alone is an essential part of productive virtual therapy

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How to get the most out of long-term virtual therapy when you’re living and working from home

Linda Snell, a therapist at New Method Wellness, told Insider that if you’re staying with your family or live with roommates or a partner, finding a quiet space where you can be alone is an essential part of productive virtual therapy

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (March 2020)

New Method Wellness was invited on the Dr. Phil show to help a woman who is suffering from alcohol addiction. Featuring DeAnna Crosby and Brook McKenzie

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Feb. 2020)

New Method Wellness was invited on the Dr. Phil show to help Ryan, a man who is suffering from anger and addiction. Featuring DeAnna Crosby and Brook McKenzie

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Nov. 2019)

New Method Wellness was invited on the Dr. Phil show to offer help to a woman struggling with alcohol use due to family issues. Featuring DeAnna Crosby and Brook McKenzie

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Oct. 2019)

New Method Wellness appears on Dr. Phil episode to help a couple struggling with alcoholism and abuse. New Method Wellness offers professional advice to the guest and an invitation to seek treatment at their facility.

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Oct. 2018)

New Method Wellness appears on Dr. Phil episode to help guests who are struggling with substance abuse. New Method Wellness offers professional advice to the guest and an invitation to seek treatment at their facility.

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Mar. 2018)

New Method Wellness appears on Dr. Phil episode to help guests who are struggling with substance abuse. New Method Wellness offers professional advice to the guest and an invitation to seek treatment at their facility.

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Dec. 2017)

New Method Wellness appears on Dr. Phil episode to help guests who are struggling with substance abuse. New Method Wellness offers professional advice to the guest and an invitation to seek treatment at their facility.

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Nov. 2017)

New Method Wellness appears on Dr. Phil episode to help guests who are struggling with substance abuse. New Method Wellness offers professional advice to the guest and an invitation to seek treatment at their facility.

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (May 2017)

New Method Wellness appears on Dr. Phil episode to help guests who are struggling with substance abuse. New Method Wellness offers professional advice to the guest and an invitation to seek treatment at their facility.

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Dec. 2016)

New Method Wellness appears on Dr. Phil episode to help guests who are struggling with substance abuse. New Method Wellness offers professional advice to the guest and an invitation to seek treatment at their facility.

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New Method Wellness featured on Dr. Phil (Sept. 2016)

New Method Wellness appears on Dr. Phil episode to help guests who are struggling with substance abuse. New Method Wellness offers professional advice to the guest and an invitation to seek treatment at their facility.

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6 Meditation Apps to Help You Recenter and De-Stress

Desiree Lee, a certified yoga instructor at New Method Wellness, explains how the app, Ten Percent Happier, incorporates motivational mantras and promotes positive self-talk as a means to establish healthy patterns around mindfulness meditations.

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How to Deal With the Anxiety Caused by Coronavirus Pandemic Deniers

Linda Snell, a therapist at New Method Wellness explains, how the Coronavirus can also cause a fight-or-flight anxiety response in those who are following all the public health guidelines because it prompts a person to question their own judgment.

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9 Essential Items to Get Your Family Through Quarantine

DeAnna Jordan Crosby, clinical director of New Method Wellness, explains how exercise — getting your heart rate up and breaking a sweat — is important for families under stay-at-home orders.

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How to Ease Your Child’s Fears About Coronavirus

According to Linda Snell validation is crucial to calming a child’s anxiety. When we don’t acknowledge their fears, it creates a sense of avoidance, and that increases negative emotions.

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7 Tips for Coping With Coronavirus Anxiety

Keep in mind that the coronavirus pandemic is a crisis, but it doesn’t mean you’re doomed, says Linda Snell, a licensed clinical social worker and a therapist.

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Breaking the Family Cycle of Addiction

FAILURE TO ADDRESS THE family context of substance use disorders within addiction treatment is like trying to scratch the surface of a problem without examining the roots that lead to it. Sure, there’s peer pressure for kids who are in school or life.

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How to Tell if It’s Burnout or the Common Cold

WHILE EVERYONE ELSE IS participating in fun activities, you’re in bed with the sniffles. After a sleep-deprived night due to incessant coughing, you drag yourself out of bed trying to focus on all the things you have to do. Work is piling up, but your…

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How to Calm Your Anxiety With Meditation

WHEN IT SEEMS LIKE YOUR world is caving in, it’s extremely difficult not to let your mind wander into dark places. It seems like one dark thought leads to another even darker and more hopeless thought, and eventually, you find yourself drowning in a…

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Is it Sacrifice or Co-Dependency? Knowing the Difference

RELATIONSHIPS AREN’T easy. They take sacrifice, and each party needs to know how to make compromises for the other person as a demonstration of his or her commitment. Things don’t always go your way, and there should be an equal give-and-take that…

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Tornado Watch: Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism

FOR THOSE LIVING WITH bipolar disorder, this mood disorder is best described as a tornado violently ripping through your life with unpredictable episodes of mania and depression. Also known as manic depression, BD is characterized by emotional transitions…

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Making Successful Amends After Addiction: Keys to Repairing Relationships

When bridges get broken, the damage is hard to repair. Dealing with a loved one’s addiction and watching them destroy their own lives with chemical dependency is extremely traumatic, as you can personally attest if you’ve experienced this in your own life.

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The Link Between Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

NO ONE IS 100 PERCENT exempt from the consequences of alcohol and drug abuse – not even celebrities like American actress and model Teri Copley, who sought intervention from Dr. Phil on behalf of her daughter, Ashley. In an episode on the show, viewers get…

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Why Self-help Doesn’t Work For Addiction Treatment

If self-help books work for relationships, finances, career prospects and the power of attraction, why can’t self-help replace addiction treatment? DeAnna Jordan, New Method Wellness clinical director shares why addiction treatment is best left to treatment centers.

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When to Stage an Intervention

Your loved one is suffering from addiction or alcoholism, and he or she seems to have hit the point of unmanageability. Or maybe your loved one is silently suffering, but you notice a distinct change in behavior and it breaks your heart to know that your child…

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How to Choose Friends in Sobriety

Isolation is an underlying theme in addiction cases. The prolonged isolation that occurs in addiction poses a unique question to the newly sober addict: DeAnna Jordan, New Method Wellness clinical director explores how to choose friends in sobriety.

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Am I Just Sad – or Actually Depressed?

U.S. News explores questions you’ve secretly asked yourself about what’s normal – and what’s disordered. New Method Wellness clinical director, DeAnna Jordan sheds light on the question “Am I just a party animal – or an addict?

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Is My Child Addicted to Marijuana?

Alcohol and marijuana addictions are difficult to identify. Alcohol is legal in all 50 states, with the legal drinking age set to 21 years old. Marijuana has become an increasingly acceptable drug; recreational use is legal in four states, and medical marijuana cards…

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How to Have Compassion for an Addict

In the addiction field, we refer to substance abuse as a “family disease.” While there may be only one addict in the family, the disease has a trickle-down effect, impacting not only the addict’s life but also the lives of his or her family, friends and loved ones.

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How Many Drinks a Week Makes Me an Alcoholic?

The lines between social drinking, alcohol abuse and alcoholism are extremely thin. Crossing them warrants no special “aha” moment; generally, the drinker doesn’t consciously digest that alcohol has become a problem until he or she is a few miles past the last line.

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The Best Thing Helping Professionals Can Do for Their Careers

You can’t expect to care for others if you don’t care for yourself. As caregivers and clinicians, we must make an effort to keep our mind, body and spirit in check with self-care. DeAnna Jordan, New Method Wellness clinical director, outlines three actionable steps…

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How to Find Your Identity Through Addiction Treatment

The key question substance abuse counselors aim to address in addiction recovery is, “Who are you without drugs and alcohol?” Though this question seems overwhelming and terrifying, with the help of a seasoned therapist, a positive sober community…

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Why Conquering One Addiction Often Leads to Suffering From Another

Theres is a period of sobriety that addiction specialists like to call “whack-a-mole” recovery. Just when you think you can breathe a sigh of relief, you start to notice a variety of painful behaviors that seem to have no correlation with substance abuse…

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Why Desperation Can Be a Gift for People Recovering From Addictions

DeAnna Jordan, New Method Wellness clinical director, shares her thoughts on the gift of depression. Rarely do we see the words “gift” and “desperation” in the same sentence. Desperation has a negative connotation – and rightly so; the term describes feelings…

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The 50 Easiest Ways to Beat Stress in 2020

KC Gooding, the director of business development at New Method Wellness explains how “People watching” can be very eye-opening. When you see the problems others are dealing with, it can sometimes make yours seem very small.

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Kids and Anxiety

Linda Snell explains how anxiety can cause a marked interference in one’s life affecting the adult’s work performance and the child’s school performance, disrupts both the adult and child’s relationships.

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Tips for Making It Through Dry January

Deanna Crosby, clinical director at New Method Wellness, explains how alcohol, like any drug, causes a release of dopamine, which gives us that blissed-out feeling.

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When to seek help for Seasonal Affective Disorder

DeAnna Jordan Crosby, clinical director of New Method Wellness, explains how the symptoms for SAD can be disguised as typical tropes of winter, but they can become extremely serious.

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How To Survive Black Friday If You’re A Shopaholic

Brook McKenzie, the director of Clinical Outreach at New Method Wellness, explains how people are using shopping to replace another addiction, such as alcohol or drugs, explains.

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25 Ways You’re Damaging Your Health and Don’t Even Know It

When people think about their “health,” many simply focus on the physical aspects of it. However, Deanna Crosby, Psy D, is the Clinical Director at New Method Wellness, points out that mental, emotional, and spiritual health is just as important.

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National Geographic’s Taboo

New Method Wellness appears on National Geographic’s Taboo series. A young man is struggling to overcome his addiction to alcohol but it is proving far too much to handle on his own. After realizing he needs help he is taken to New Method Wellness Addiction Treatment center and begins…

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New Method Wellness featured on Healthline

Deanna Crosby, the clinical director at New Method Wellness in San Juan Capistrano, California, says she sees a lot of people go at their fitness goals too hard in the new year who end up fizzling out.

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Hurricanes can cause former drug users to relapse — here’s how North Carolina will keep that from happening

Hurricanes bring about a number of dangers for people in its path, and Hurricane Florence is no exception. The now-Category 1 storm has been making its way toward the Carolina’s all week, forcing the governments…

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There’s a strong link between abuse and addiction — here’s why people get stuck in toxic cycles

An abusive relationship is sometimes compared to a harmful addiction. People don’t tend to know they’re getting involved with an abusive person until it’s too late, and they feel like they have no escape.

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A & E Intervention

New Method Wellness appears on A&E’s Emmy Nominated series Intervention. A young couple is struggling with a life-threatening addiction to heroin and their family is desperate to save them. After accepting treatment the husband is taken to New Method Wellness Addiction Treatment center where he…

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Podcast Episode #71: Advice on what to do When You Quit Alcohol and Your Partner Doesn’t

The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast the show designed to help you quit alcohol and change your life one story at a time. DeAnna Jordan, New Method Wellness clinical director, joins…

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Haunted by an ‘Emotional Vampire’? Here’s How To Stop Them From Draining Your Time, Energy.

There are relationships that can drain and overwhelm us, caused by people who exhibit an excessive need for our attention. If you this sounds familiar then you may be dealing with…

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Susie Hopson-Blum’s Destiny to Mentor Others

Susie Hopson-Blum, owner and founder of New Method Wellness, a substance abuse treatment center that takes a holistic approach to recovery. Knowing firsthand the struggles recovering addicts experience throughout recovery, Hopson-Blum knew…

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Using the triple column technique to defeat negative self-talk at the poker table

Their tale is a common one. Last night, while filming a podcast on the subject of quitting alcohol when your partner doesn’t, my guest, DeAnna Jordan, Clinical Director, New Method Wellness, suggested that Pete should take a look at something known…

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Deanna M. Jordan on Naluda

DeAnna Jordan serves as the clinical director at New Method Wellness where she supervises a team of caring, well-trained clinicians who provide continued support throughout a client’s stay at New Method Wellness. Jordan has over 20 years of experience working…

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Rising Up After Hitting Bottom

Think you’ve got a depressing addiction story? Chances are Susie Hopson-Blum has lived it – or she knows someone who has. Since her own recovery 27 years go, Blum has helped over 1500 people beat their addictions. Her own addiction story started at…

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Sober for Today

As active addicts or alcoholics, we tend to think we are invincible. We push drink after drink into our bodies with little to no thought about the danger of what we are doing or the harm we are causing. However, the long-term effects of alcohol abuse and alcoholism…

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Entrepreneur understands the challenge of addiction

As active addicts or alcoholics, we tend to think we are invincible. We push drink after drink into our bodies with little to no thought about the danger of what we are doing or the harm we are causing. The long-term effects of alcohol abuse and…

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Mental Health Expert Weighs in as Employees Transition from Remote Work

Dr. Deanna Crosby, a psychologist with New Method Wellness shares how “Things are going to be different and we need to go slow and give ourselves the opportunity to transition.

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The Reality of Alcoholism and Its Devastating Effects

Unless you have personally witnessed a loved one suffer from substance abuse or you are in the depths of your own alcoholism, it is nearly impossible to articulate the characteristics of an alcoholic or an addict. When you think of an alcoholic, images of men…

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The Bing Crosby Project

Local OC business woman, DeAnna Jordan Crosby of New Method Wellness, is currently in the running for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year, In honor of her husband’s late sister, Greta. In addition to her passion to recovery…

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