Valiant Living Blog

Renowned Addiction Psychiatrist Laura F. Martin, MD Joins Valiant Living as Medical Director

Friday, February 25th, 2022

Laura F. Martin, MD, is the new medical director of Valiant Living. Dr. Martin has a long, impressive… Read More


The Burdens We Carry

Friday, February 4th, 2022

The Internal Family Systems (IFS) model is an integrative approach to individual psychotherapy developed by Richard C. Schwartz… Read More


Addiction as a Disease of the Family System

Friday, January 14th, 2022

Addiction is a family disease. “The havoc active addiction creates in families and relationships stresses everyone in these… Read More


How the Internal Family Systems Model Views Individuals as Systems

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

Internal Family Systems (IFS) is a powerfully transformative, evidence-based model of psychotherapy, based on the idea that the… Read More


The Nature of Sex Addiction

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Some controversy remains around intimacy disorders as sex addiction has yet to be included in the Diagnostic and… Read More


Follow Your Heart: Ways to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

The cardiovascular system controls heart and circulatory functions, making it a vital part of your body’s functioning and… Read More


How to Give and Receive Peer Support in Recovery

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Recovery from addiction can be a lonely road. Resisting cravings, building a new life, attending meetings — all… Read More


That’s What Friends Are For: Friendship and Recovery

Sunday, September 12th, 2021

Your social interactions are a central theme in every stage of development. Intimate relationships are a testament to… Read More


Counting Sheep: An Overview of Sleep Disorders

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

People who get an adequate amount of healthy, restorative sleep are better able to cope with stress and… Read More


Consequences of Not Having a Work-Life Balance

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Work plays an important part in your lives, not only for the economic resources and benefits, but because… Read More