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Controlling Stress In Addiction Recovery

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Stress is a six letter word that is probably one of the most damaging words in the English language when it comes to recovery from an addition. This is true for the “hard” addictions like alcohol and drugs as well […]

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The 5 Most Surprising Celebrity News Stories Of 2013

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Sometimes when you hear a celebrity’s name in the news you just know what is going to follow. You may also have been one of the millions that knew of the addiction or hidden secret of the celebrity that suddenly […]

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Is Celebrity Behavior Above The Law?

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It is no surprise that celebrity behaviors, even those that are illegal, often fly well below the radar until there is a huge public issue that simply cannot be ignored. These types of incidents, often aptly described as train wrecks, […]

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Creativity And Mental Health: What Is The Connection?

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Have you ever stopped to consider the number of celebrities, stars, entertainers, artists and writers that have reported mental health issues? And, in thinking on the topic, have you ever stopped to consider how this trend seems to be anything […]

What Drives Celebrities To Be Reality Stars?

posted by sherrygaba

Reality television shows have had a profound influence on our culture, and not always in a good way. In fact, there are very few examples of people that have been considered “stars” on reality shows that have gone on to […]

Fame, Mania And Depression: The Hidden Link

posted by sherrygaba

Famous people in sports, entertainment, music and even through reality shows on television tend to have several traits in common. In a very recent study published in 2013, researchers may have found a hidden connection between the desire or drive […]

Celebrity Addiction: Is Celebrity Worship An Actual Addiction?

posted by sherrygaba

Everyone is aware of the problems that many celebrities have with addiction, but what about the average person that becomes obsessed or addicted to a famous individual? Is this a true addiction or is it a simply a way for […]

Child Stars And Drug Addiction: The Tragic Reality

posted by sherrygaba

Drug addiction is often considered a problem found in low socio-economic sectors of society, but in reality anyone, at any age in life, is at risk for addiction. Some of the most wealthy and affluent people, because of their lifestyle […]

Can Lindsay Lohan Stay Clean With a Sober Coach?

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According to People Magazine, “Since leaving rehab July 30th, Lindsay Lohan has taped appearances on Oprah’s Next Chapter and Chelsea Lately, and seems to be doing well – reportedly with help from a sober coach.” Headlines featuring Lindsay’s name along […]

What Went Wrong? The Tragic Death Of Cory Monteith

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It seems all too often that adoring fans of a particular star are shocked, surprised and devastated by the news of a celebrity death due to an overdose or addiction. This is often the case when the addiction has been […]

Is Your Diet Making You Depressed?

posted by sherrygaba

It is important to realize that depression cannot be treated, controlled or cured by eating specific foods, but there are foods that can help as part of your treatment. In fact, research has shown that most people with depression do […]

Anna Nicole Smith: The Price of Fame

posted by sherrygaba

By Sherry Gaba and Whitney Ashton  Mary Harron’s “The Anna Nicole Story” biopic premiered on Sunday to record ratings and mixed reviews on the Lifetime Movie Network. Known for wanting to be “the next Marilyn Monroe,” the former Guess girl […]

Michael Madsen’s Treatment Order: Can It Work?

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While you may not recognize Michael Madsen’s name, you would certainly recognize his face. He has stared in a number of major movies and TV shows and series over the years including the very graphic Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill and […]

All That Glitters isn’t Gold

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life, Love & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your free E […]

When Relationships Turn Deadly

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and is the author of The Law of Sobriety which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. You can download free E books […]

Bad Habit Or Destructive Compulsive Behavior: Is There A Difference?

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured  Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to  recover from any addiction. Please download your free E books […]

Does Celebrity Rehab Have Anything to do with Mindy McCready’s Death? Not. Addiction and Mental Illness Does!

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your free E books […]

Celebrities That Succeed In Overcoming Addiction

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your free E books […]

Visualizing Success In Everyday Life

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Sherry Gaba, LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach, is featured on Celebrity Rehab on VH1.  Sherry is the author of The Law of Sobriety http://www.sherrygaba.com/book/the-law-of-sobriety  which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction and provides the tools […]

Gratitude In Addiction Recovery

posted by sherrygaba

Recovering addicts often find that it is a daily struggle to avoid the triggers that can lead them back into an addiction. This can sometimes seem like an overwhelming situation since you literally have to change everything about your life […]

5 Hidden Signs Of Prescription Pain Medication Addictions

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Prescription drug addiction is one of the fastest growing types of substance addiction out there. It is a significant problem for both patients as well as physicians especially when the addiction developed out a prescribed medication. This is type of […]

Love Addiction Or An Excuse For Bad Behavior?

posted by sherrygaba

                    For many people the concept of a love addiction seems more like a “made up diagnosis” to attempt to make excuses for bad choices and bad behavior. After all there […]

Talking About Addictions

posted by sherrygaba

One of the many things that I have learned in my work with individuals that are working through recovery is that reaching out for help is often one of the most difficult steps to take. In fact often as I […]

Is A Good Addiction A Bad Thing?

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your  free E books at  www.sherrygaba.com  Contact […]

What Is Right For You Matters

posted by sherrygaba

People in recovery from an addiction are at a very vulnerable point in their life. Often they have difficulty in determining what they want and need to have in their life because they have lived so long without things that […]

September is national recovery month!

posted by sherrygaba

My new online recovery group will help you transform Love Addiction to Love Attraction. Stop Attracting Damaged Relationships – Get the Love You Truly Deserve! Learn the Five Keys to Lasting Relationships AND  have the Tools to Attract Committed, Healthy, […]

Can You Accept The Sober You?

posted by sherrygaba

There are a myriad of reasons why a person in recovery is not able to be successful in their change from an addict to a sober person. Some of these are obvious and are covered very effectively in addiction recovery […]

Your Role In Self-Healing With Addictions

posted by sherrygaba

As a coach, psychotherapists and addiction and recovery specialist I have worked with thousands of people that have addictions. Some are successful in working through their recovery to find a sober, happy and fulfilling life. Some are not and return […]

Handling Temptation When You Can’t Avoid The Cause

posted by sherrygaba

The addictions that are hardest to deal with are those that we can’t avoid on a daily basis. These are what some people consider the soft addictions, things like texting, internet use and shopping. But, in the strictest terms, these […]

Teen Behavior And Adult Addictions

posted by sherrygaba

Research into the role of teen behavior in developing addictions in adulthood is now presenting a clear picture of a link between the two. Many adults that have problems with alcohol and drug addictions report that their first substance abuse […]

Kathie Lee Gifford Offends Parents of Addicts

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your  free E books at  www.sherrygaba.com  […]

The Role Of Comfort Food In Food Addictions

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your  free E books at  www.sherrygaba.com  […]

Are You An Excessive Worrier?

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your  free E books at  […]

Thinking Yourself Sober

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of  The Law of Sobriety which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your Free EBooks from Sherry™s Enrich Your […]

The Power Of Forgiveness In Healing

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of  The Law of Sobriety which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your Free EBooks from Sherry™s Enrich Your […]

The Law of Attraction And The Placebo Effect

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of  The Law of Sobriety which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your Free EBooks from Sherry™s Enrich Your […]

The Importance Of The People Around You

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of  The Law of Sobriety which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your Free EBooks from Sherry™s Enrich Your […]

Envisioning You

posted by sherrygaba

How we see ourselves and how we interact with the world around us has a lot to do with the energy that we are radiating out from ourselves. If we are constantly negative and constantly looking for the areas of […]

Pets As Positive Energy In Life

posted by sherrygaba

As you know I am a firm supporter in the use of positive energy in my life and in the life of the people I work with. My book “The Law of Sobriety” is based on the Law of Attraction […]

Visualizing Success in Everyday Life

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your Free EBooks from Sherry™s […]

Celebrity Rehab Behind The Scenes : Sherry Gaba and Michael Lohan

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New Clip on VH1: Sherry & Michael discuss childhood memories, betrayal, trust, co-dependency & “Red Flags”   Sherry Gaba Talks With Michael Lohan on VH1

Is Traditional Recovery Not Your Cup Of Tea?

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

The Power Of Positive Affirmations

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Amy Winehouse Laid To Rest

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Sherry Gaba, LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, from […]

Michael Lohan On CBS A Moment Of Change With Sherry Gaba

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Celebrity Rehab 5: Amy Fisher

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

In Memory Of Betty Ford

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Who Needs Forgiveness?

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

What’s the Worst Thing That Could Happen?

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Daniel Radcliffe Admits Alcohol Dependence

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

How Do You Know You’re Addicted?

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Lindsay Lohan: House Arrest Violation

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Psychic Housecleaning

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Learning to Live in Compassion

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Free Thinking

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Celebrity Rehab Season 5 Premieres June 26

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Celebrity Rehab: Where Are They Now?

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Celebrity Rehab: Where Are They Now?

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Is Food Your Friend Or Foe?

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Whitney Houston Seeks Further Recovery Support

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Where Does It Hurt?

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Celebrity Rehab Rewind: Nobody’s Perfect

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Manifest […]

Post-Traumatic Stress On Celebrity Rehab

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate […]

Traditional Recovery Alternatives

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate […]

We Invite You to Our #RecoveryChat

posted by sherrygaba

Each year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) uses September to celebrate National Recovery Month (Recovery Month). Although it is officially observed in September, Recovery Month recognizes and lauds the […]

Celebrity Rehab Rewind

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the Author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate […]

Rewind To A Past Episode of Celebrity Rehab

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and Author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the Law of Attraction to recover from any addiction or affliction. Sherry continues to empower individuals to cope […]

Martin Sheen To Deliver “Bill W And Dr. Bob” Monologue

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Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and Author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, from […]

Actor Jeff Conaway In Coma

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and Author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, from […]

Possible Love Addiction Woes For Arnold Schwarzenegger?

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and Author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, from […]

Nikki Sixx Spreads Message Of Overcoming Addiction

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1.  Author of “The Law of Sobriety” , which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, from […]

Matthew Perry Takes Time To Focus On Sobriety

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, from […]

Rob Lowe Speaks Of Addiction In New Book

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and Author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, from […]

Whitney Houston Addiction Woes

posted by sherrygaba

Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and Author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, from […]

Steven Tyler’s New Book Faces Addiction Head-On

posted by sherrygaba

By: Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life and Recovery Coach on Celebrity Rehab on VH1 and author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your copy of “Eliminate Limiting Beliefs”, […]

Are Your Habits Hurting You?

posted by sherrygaba

The headlines and millions of households deal with “hard addictions” on a daily basis. We talk about illegal drugs, prescription drug abuse, designer drugs and alcohol. Hard addictions can include sex, gambling and food. What about those habits that aren’t […]

Celebration Of Passover

posted by sherrygaba

As I get ready to celebrate Passover with my family this evening, I am reminded of the sacred number four and the symbolism it represents in many spiritual practices.  The number four symbolizes wholeness and completeness in Native American thought, […]

Dennis Quaid Learns Humility Through Sobriety

posted by sherrygaba

“In the end, it taught me humility,” concludes Quaid. “I really learned to appreciate what I have in this life.” The list of actors and actresses that have suffered with or are currently suffering from addiction is long. The headlines […]

Dr. Drew’s New Show Puts The Spotlight On Human Behavior

posted by sherrygaba

Does Media Attention Help Addiction Stigma? Dr. Drew’s new show premiered last night to an eager audience. Demonstrating a no-holds- barred attitude in regards to addiction, Dr. Drew once again went above and beyond. Dr. Drew brings other experts to […]

Big Macs Or Binge Drinking – Which Causes More Harm?

posted by sherrygaba

Food addiction is just as dangerous as drug and alcohol addiction. A quick glance at the headlines show that food addiction is the buzzword for the moment. When you think of addiction, does the thought that food could be abused […]

Leading Man Russell Brand From The New Movie Hop Shows Joys Of Recovery

posted by sherrygaba

Don’t worry EB is safe and sound getting prepared for the Holiday. With the release of HOP and the remake of Arthur, Russell Brand has been busy doing promo work for these films. He is the star of both pictures. […]

Your Recovery Adventure Begins Here – Graduation Day on Celebrity Rehab 4

posted by sherrygaba

 Dr. Drew says it best when he states that the members of Celebrity Rehab 4 will have to build upon the foundation they were given in rehab in order to have a successful recovery. After 21 days in treatment the […]

Join me on Holistic Living Radio 10 am PT

posted by sherrygaba

Join me today January 11 10 am PT on Holistic Living Radio http://holisticlivingshow.com/ to discuss my book, “The Law of Sobriety” and “Celebrity Rehab” on VH1.

What is a Toxic Relationship Addiction?

posted by sherrygaba

 Addictions aren’t always in the form of drugs and alcohol, they can also manifest in the form of relationships. Toxic relationships are extremely common and not just among drug addicts. An individual can get caught up in the chaos of […]

What does Celebrity Rehab and Lindsay Lohan have in Common? – Understanding Consequences

posted by sherrygaba

Lindsay Lohan has certainly been effected by the consequences of her disease by last year being sentenced to jail and then most recently ordered to the Betty Ford Center for rehab. Only time will tell as to whether or not […]

Are you Addicted to Plastic Surgery?

posted by sherrygaba

  Addiction doesn’t just apply to drugs and alcohol, addiction to plastic surgery is more common than one may think. The cause stems from low self-esteem combined with hyped up images in the media that are impossible to achieve.   […]

Can an Adolescent have a Love Addiction?

posted by sherrygaba

Adolescence is a time when hormonal levels spike and infatuations can easily develop.  However, at times these infatuations can turn into what is termed a “love addiction,” and it doesn’t just happen to adults. Love addiction is being in an […]

A Recoverying Addict’s Position on Celebrity Rehab’s Gary Busey and Daniel Baldwin’s Recovery?

posted by sherrygaba

A Recovery Coaching client of mine shared with me a definite opinion about Daniel Baldwin and Gary Busey from Celebrity Rehab “over – intellectualizing” their disease of addiction. She asked that I share this.  What do you think? Celebrity Rehab […]

How to Attract Positive Energy for a Purposeful Recovery 7 Lesson Instantly Down loadable Audio Course

posted by sherrygaba

How to Attract Positive Energy A Seven Lesson Instantly Downloadable Audio Course Lessons on How to Eliminate All Addictions While Living a Purposeful Life Whatever your addiction is whether it is gambling, sex, love, co-dependency, drugs, alcohol, internet, shopping, or […]

Communication War Zone On Celebrity Rehab 4

posted by sherrygaba

Communication War Zone On Celebrity Rehab 4   Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?  Learning to communicate is one of the most difficult things for addicts in recovery to learn. How we communicated in […]

Interview on 2 Moms and a Mic 8 am PT 1400 KKZZ with Allison Camhie, MFT

posted by sherrygaba

Listen 8 am PT today on 2 Moms and a Mic Radio at 1400KKZZ interview my colleague and friend Allison Camhie, MFT. KKZZ-AM – 1400 KKZZ-AM ?1400kkzz.com ?2 MOMS & A MICMonday – Friday’s 8am – 9amwww.2MomsandaMic.com Highlighting everyday life […]

Celebrity Rehab: Interview on Better TV Hot Topics

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http://www.better.tv/videos/m/35905915/hot-topic-sherry-gaba.htm

Celebrity Rehab: Reality and TV

posted by sherrygaba

 If you’ve been watching Celebrity Rehab 4, you’ve seen the clients go bowling, go to the beach, hang out by the swimming pool and enjoy a barbecue. Is that what rehab is really like?           The answer is no–not even […]

Interview on WPIX in NY about Celebrity Rehab 4

posted by sherrygaba

http://weblogs.wpix.com/news/local/morningnews/blogs/2010/12/celebrity_rehab_sherry_gaba.html

Shopaholics Beware: The Holidays are Here

posted by sherrygaba

 “Shopaholic” is a funny, made-up word for what can be a very serious addiction to shopping–I mean shopping for things you don’t need and spending money you don’t have. Like other addictions, it’s an artificial way to make yourself feel […]

Working on Celebrity Rehab Aligns with my Values

posted by sherrygaba

Now that Celebrity Rehab 4 is going to be airing, I notice I have butterflies in my stomach.  That familiar feeling that are people going to be judging me again for my work on Celebrity Rehab.  No one can judge […]

What does Celebrity Rehab 4 and Love Addiction Have in Common?

posted by sherrygaba

 One of the clients on Celebrity Rehab 4 is Rachel Uchitel, who had a very successful career in the hospitality industry before she ended up on the front page of a lot of newspapers because she had an affair with […]

Shopping Addiction: How do you Know When you Have Reached your Bottom?

posted by sherrygaba

I was helping someone today move out of her apartment and could not believe how much clothes she accumulated.  I wondered if it was because shopping filled an empty void for her as she trudged through a bad relationship.  I […]

Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll in 2010

posted by sherrygaba

So why is it baby boomers can’t just  say NO to pot smoking?  Maybe it is because they are part of the me generation.  Perhaps it is because they have the largest disposable income available to them to purchase drugs.  Maybe […]

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Controlling Stress In Addiction Recovery
Stress is a six letter word that is probably one of the most damaging words in the English language when it comes to recovery from an addition. This is true for the "hard" addictions like alcohol and drugs as well as for addictions like shopping, love, internet use and pornography. However, as I dis

posted 3:35:47pm Jan. 27, 2015 | read full post »

Walking Through Fear: What’s the Worst Thing That Could Happen?
Sherry Gaba, LCSW, a psychotherapist and life, love, and recovery coach, is featured on Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of  The Law of Sobriety, which uses the Law of Attraction to help people recover from addiction. Get your free meditation audio MP3 How to Attract Positive Energy 

posted 3:28:09pm Oct. 31, 2014 | read full post »

Why I Created Wake Up Recovery
Four years ago when my book, "The Law of Sobriety: Attracting Positive Energy for a Powerful Recovery" came out I knew there had to be ways to get my message out besides the book so I did speaking engagements, tele-conferences, workshops, television and radio interviews; but something was still miss

posted 3:42:28pm Sep. 17, 2014 | read full post »

When One Addiction Replaces Another: The Rob Kardashian Story
While Rob Kardashian is certainly not the household name of his two sisters Kim and Khloe, he is also not an unknown to those that watch the family reality show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”. It wasn’t too long ago that Rob Kardashian was dealing with a very public announcement of an ea

posted 1:13:29pm Jul. 30, 2014 | read full post »

Signs Of Danger: When Love Turns To Addiction
Love addiction can be equated to the need to be in a relationship regardless of how potentially damaging, abusive or even potentially self-destructive it may be. Often, when people are in a relationship, maintaining the relationship becomes all important, even if the other person no longer wishes to

posted 2:55:49pm Jun. 04, 2014 | read full post »

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