Affluent Neglect

Society expresses great concern for poor, underserved children and the increased likelihood they may lack access to health care and education, or that they may turn to drugs or crime in adulthood. Less attention is paid to children of affluent parents who have their own set of problems. Emotional neglect often goes unnoticed or unreported, which may…

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph. in the 1980s, is a type of talk therapy originally designed for high-risk, suicidal people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Today, DBT is used to treat people struggling with a range of complex and intense emotions, including substance abuse and addiction, PTSD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders,…

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Benefits of Yoga in Addiction Treatment

In general terms, yoga is an exercise that benefits the body, mind and spirit through an integration of breathing techniques, strengthening exercises, postures and meditation. There are many types of yoga; all are beneficial. Although yoga is a centuries-old practice, it is a relatively new treatment modality in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. Acceptance…

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Why Some People Think Sex Addiction Doesn’t Exist

Does sex addiction really exist? Is sexual addiction a true disorder? Or is hypersexuality just an excuse for irresponsible behavior or infidelity? Those are complicated questions, and even experts in the world of behavioral health and addiction will probably never agree on the answers.  Many people think hypersexuality should be classified as an addiction. They…

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Tari Pandher

Live-in Therapist

Tari is a passionate and engaging facilitator of recovery, for people at all stages of their journey and has been in the field of substance misuse and personal development in the UK since 2000. He is trained and holds certificates and diplomas in Health and Social Care, motivational interviewing, CBT Interventions, recovery coaching, harm reduction, and abstinence-based models of recovery. He has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings from outreach, community alcohol team, criminal justice sector, forensic mental health, and international treatment centres as a live in counsellor.

One of Paracelsus Recovery's Interview Sessions

Tari Pandher on what its like to be a Live-in therapist

It starts from building a therapeutic relationship with the client, where there is trust, to being there and containing the client in whatever they are going through.