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Walking Through Fear: What’s the Worst Thing That Could Happen?

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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 […]

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Why I Created Wake Up Recovery

posted by sherrygaba

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, […]

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When One Addiction Replaces Another: The Rob Kardashian Story

posted by sherrygaba

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 […]

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Signs Of Danger: When Love Turns To Addiction

posted by sherrygaba

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 […]

Celebrities And Adderall Abuse

posted by sherrygaba

There are a range of different reasons and different prescription medications that are abused or used off-label by average people as well as those with celebrity status. One of these medications is Adderall, a drug commonly prescribed for children and […]

The 5 Most Surprising Celebrity News Stories Of 2013

posted by sherrygaba

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 […]

Creativity And Mental Health: What Is The Connection?

posted by sherrygaba

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 […]

Is Bipolar Disorder The New Celebrity Mental Health Trend?

posted by sherrygaba

One of the biggest differences between a medical and a mental health diagnosis is the way that the diagnosis is made. Medical illnesses are determined by measurable and well defined symptoms that are verified by recognized tests. This could include […]

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 […]

The Blame Game Of Celebrity Addictions

posted by sherrygaba

While the Michael Jackson ongoing civil action is perhaps the best known celebrity wrongful death issue, there are others that occur whenever a star dies due to a drug overdose or addiction complication. The family, the fans, and just the […]

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 […]

Michael Madsen’s Treatment Order: Can It Work?

posted by sherrygaba

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 […]

Who Are You Really?

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 […]

Visualizing Success In Everyday Life

posted by sherrygaba

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 […]

Eliminate Love Addiction Seven Week Group Coaching Teleseminar

posted by sherrygaba

Just added: 7-Day Love Addiction Challenge! to the Love Addiction Community Coaching Group. Be the first 20 to be part of this incredible Challenge!!!!You will receive a workbook, work-sheets, journal and meditations all designed to help you put what you […]

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 […]

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  […]

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 […]

I Can Remain Sober If I Know I Can

posted by sherrygaba

“The Law of Sobriety”, my latest book, puts the importance of positive thinking front and center in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. If you can’t see yourself as a sober person you will always see yourself as a person […]

Food Addiction And The Law Of Attraction

posted by sherrygaba

The Law of Attraction, which focuses in on the ability to attract positive energy from the world around you by being positive yourself, can be used in all types of recovery from addiction. “The Law of Sobriety”, my book for […]

Is Gossip Ruining Your Relationships?

posted by sherrygaba

If you talk to a therapist, counselor or addiction specialist you will not find a specific category of diagnosis for people that constantly gossip. However, there is no doubt that some people have an addition to spreading misinformation, private information […]

Welcome the New Year in With Abundance on “A Moment of Change” on CBS radio

posted by sherrygaba

Welcome  in abundance this week with author, inspirational speaker and  pioneer in EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Carol Look.  Carol will show  you how to attract abundance into our lives by using EFT and the Law of Attraction to clear limiting […]

The Glass Is Never Half Empty

posted by sherrygaba

Being an eternal optimist is one label that is never going to cause you any problems. Unfortunately most people are only occasional optimists or chronic pessimists. This is particularly true when there are addictions involved in a person’s life. The […]

Michael Jackson: The Overshadowing Of A Legacy

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 Holistic Health” […]

Parents, want help w/ discipline, meals, addictions, etc.? Join me & Top Parenting Experts on the Planet for free!

posted by sherrygaba

  Have you ever wondered: How to discipline your children without ruining their self-esteem? How to put nutritious meals on the table without it taking up so much time? How to protect your child from being bullied at school or […]

Porn Addiction: The Hidden Secret

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 […]

When Overeating Turns Into a Food Addiction

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 […]

Are you Rationalizing Someone’s Addiction?

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 […]

Video on How to Use the Law of Attraction to Recover from Any Addiction

posted by sherrygaba

How to Use the Law of Attraction to Recover from Any Addiction or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WOdpq0DfSE   Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses […]

Have your Desires Crossed the Line into Addiction?

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 […]

Join me, Don Miguel Ruiz, James Van Praagh and 20 more Speakers for the Healing with the Masters Teleseminar

posted by sherrygaba

I would like to invite you to join Healing With The Masters, a life-empowering event fully committed to your individual growth and the growth and evolution of the planet and her inhabitants. It starts Sept 6 (and you can win […]

Texting Addiction: R U JOKG?

posted by sherrygaba

Texting has become a way of life for most people from adults through to the young teens that own a cell phone.  It is a simple and effective way to share information in very short, concise messages that saves the […]

The Addiction Mindset: Finding the Middle Ground with The Law of Attraction

posted by sherrygaba

People that have addictions of any type have a particular mindset when it comes to thinking about their behavior. This locked in type of thinking is very dramatically polarized and results in only two options in assessing any experience. Thought […]

What does Peace Mean to you?

posted by sherrygaba

Peace.  What does that mean to you?  Is it silence?  Is it a day off to spend however you want?  Maybe peace is just your morning latte?  Whatever your peace is – it is important to remember how to invoke […]

Maintaining Emotional Sobriety during Difficult Times

posted by sherrygaba

There have been many books, blogs, and articles written about emotional sobriety, however, the word sobriety often scares people off who are not in recovery from drugs or alcohol or some other type of addiction whether it is gambling, sex […]

Alcohol found in Amy Winehouse’s Toxicology Report

posted by sherrygaba

I don’t know if I was just not watching the right channels yesterday but it appears that there was very little news on the airwaves about the results of Amy Winehouse’s toxicology reports on how she might have died.  It […]

Comfort Food vs. Food Addiction

posted by sherrygaba

Sometimes we get a craving for something sweet. We just want that sugar and we’ve got to have it. And sometimes we crave something salty. These kinds of cravings can be our body’s way of telling us what it needs: […]

Don’t Put It Off

posted by sherrygaba

As the seasons change, it naturally pushes us to think about making changes in our own lives. If you’re planning on making some positive changes this week, big or small, good for you. But I’m not sure this idea of […]

Redefining Success in an Uncertain Economy

posted by sherrygaba

It seems none of us are exempt from the impact of the changing economy. Falling home values, increased prices at the grocery store, and the stratospheric price of college…kind of makes you want to run into an open field and […]

Date Rape and Alcohol

posted by sherrygaba

After watching a Lifetime movie the other night about the disappearance of Natalie Holloway in Aruba, I found myself feeling very uncomfortable in my own skin.  Of course, I was saddened by the loss of this beautiful young lady and […]

Celebrating a New Kind of Independence this Fourth of July

posted by sherrygaba

I have had the honor of not only working with alcoholics and addicts in private practice, but at many rehabs throughout Malibu.  Not surprisingly, the census is often down around the Fourth of July, just as it is in December […]

Be Ready to Just Say No

posted by sherrygaba

One of the best strategies for staying sober is to avoid old friends who still use and make new friends who don’t. But even sober friends might have a drink or smoke a little marijuana in a social situation. Certainly, […]

Healing Trauma: What your Body Knows, Your Mind Forgets

posted by sherrygaba

 It has become clear to me after years of working in the field of addictions; trauma can play a huge role in determining whether or not a client can heal.  Many clients grow up in dysfunctional families where their parents […]

How Do You Know You Are Addicted?

posted by sherrygaba

This seems like a simple question, doesn’t it? So let’s start with the most simple answer: If you think you have a problem, it’s likely you do. But it’s not so simple after all, because addiction is probably the only […]

The Power of Transforming Fear into Faith

posted by sherrygaba

This morning when I woke up I noticed an associate of mine had recently landed a part in a reality television show that was focused on health and well-being. Her role is to help her clients look at what the […]

Welcome to Moving Beyond Addiction

posted by sherrygaba

  As I welcome you to my new blog “Moving Beyond Addiction: Nurturing Your Spirit in Sobriety”, I sit here in gratitude and wonderment as to how I got here.  I look forward to sharing with you my own journey […]

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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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