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Encounter with Dr. Ken

Encounter with Dr. Ken

By Dr. Ken Buckle
Mental and spiritual health information for recovery from mental illness, addictions, unhealthy attachments, and other afflictions...presented in a manner that stays faithful to the 2000 year old tradition, values and teachings of the Catholic Church.
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Trauma and HALT
This episode addresses the issue of trauma and recovery. We consider the official definition of trauma and how it may be involved in our afflictions. There was a problem with the recording and Trauma was cut short and then HALT connected to it. Sorry for the technical glitches. We are not very skilled in the making of podcasts and videos.
October 22, 2020
This issue focuses on acceptance in recovery and for our spiritual and psychological growth.
October 16, 2020
Reaching Out to Others
This episode examines the benefits and importance of the person in recovery reaching out to others who are still suffering.
October 09, 2020
Daily silence prayer and meditation and recovery
This episode examines the importance of daily silence prayer and meditation and recovery.
October 03, 2020
Courage in Recovery
This episode address is the importance of being courageous in recovery.
September 24, 2020
Avenues of Recovery
This episode explores a variety of episodes or pathways in recovery.
September 04, 2020
Abstinence vs. Sobriety
This issue examines the difference between abstinence and the life of sobriety.
August 31, 2020
When family and friends are not in recovery
This episode deals with the common occurrence of our progress and healing and recovery but the difficulties of facing family members and friends around us who are not in recovery.
August 15, 2020
Stigma and Shame
This episode address is the common experience of feeling stigma and shame and even attaching it to our sense of self, our identity as a label. This episode helps us to see how to break out of the cycle of stigma and shame that keeps us marginalized and separated from our brothers and sisters.
August 06, 2020
Codependency Issues
This session examines codependency issues which are common in recovery from mental illness, addictions and unhealthy attachments of all types.
July 23, 2020
Slips, Falls, and Relapses
This episode covers the possibility of slips, falls, and relapses in the recovery process.
July 16, 2020
Making Amends to Those We Have Harmed
This episode addresses the common experience of harm to others by our addictions, mental illness, character defects, anger, fears, selfishness, et cetera.
July 12, 2020
Humility in Recovery
This episode in the series on recovery focuses on the importance of growing in humility through the recovery process.
July 02, 2020
Honesty in Recovery
This episode address is honesty as a critical ingredient in recovery.
June 26, 2020
Fears and Resentments
This episode examines the importance of considering and identifying fears and resentments in the recovery process.
June 19, 2020
Co-Occurring Issues in Recovery
This episode addresses the common occurrence of multiple issues in recovery from mental illness, addiction, and other afflictions.
June 11, 2020
Social Support and Recovery
This episode addresses isolation in the midst of addictions and afflictions and how the power of social support facilitates recovery.
June 05, 2020
Pentecost and Recovery
This episode addresses Pentecost, the mysterious work of the Holy Spirit in recovery.
May 29, 2020
Obstacles to Recovery
This episode discusses some of the common obstacles particularly early in recovery, and some of the remedies for these obstacles.
May 21, 2020
Making a Plan for Transformation
We examine elements of a recovery plan for transformation and change.
May 13, 2020
Getting Started in Recovery
Those struggling with compulsive sexual behavior have often found that they are not able to break free of it on their own. This presentation outlines how a person might get started in sexual recovery.
May 02, 2020