In this episode, we take on the huge topic of addiction and trauma with my guest Alex Castro Croy, Director and President of Life Recovery Centers in Northglenn and Denver, Colorado.
Alex is a licensed professional counselor, licensed addictions counselor, and a bilingual EMDR certified-trauma informed therapist. What a background: 15 years combined experience as a drug court probation officer and addiction treatment provider. Alex is well known as a trainer in the US and internationally, addressing topics of trauma, addiction, self-care, and implementation of Jungian psychology in the addiction/trauma field. Oh, and Alex is an adjunct professor at Metropolitan State University at the graduate and undergraduate level.
One more thing. Alex is also working on his PhD in depth psychology, which is how I met him. I can’t believe that was seven years ago.
For those of you who struggle with addiction and for those who have loved ones who struggle, I know you will appreciate this conversation, which is full of depth, compassion, and specific ways to think differently about a topic that affects so many people.
I encourage you to wonder what addicts and addiction are mirroring back to all of us.
Let's get started . . .
Deborah Lukovich, PhD
Alex's TEDx Talk on YouTube
We've Had a Hundred Years of Therapy, and the World is Getting Worse, James Hillman
Re-Visioning Psychology, James Hillman
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