Toni Craige

Toni Craige, LPCA, LMBT Therapist at Welwynn In addition to her background in counseling, Toni has over 10 years of experience in body-mind approaches to healing. Toni is a certified Kripalu yoga teacher, Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (LMBT), and Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA). As a counselor, massage therapist, and yoga teacher at Welwynn, Toni brings a unique and holistic set of clinical skills. She specializes in helping clients develop communication skills and learn to “self-regulate” their physical and emotional states without drugs or alcohol. “It’s incredibly satisfying to see our clients grow. On day one, they are often scared, distraught, and tense in their bodies. After a month or so, our clients welcome their new peers with composure, warmth, and deep insight into their own processes of change.”
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The Discovery Phase of Recovery

With addiction, pleasure and enjoyment become deeply linked with the drug or behavior of choice. Once a client stops the behavior they often feel that “something is missing,” or that they do not...

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The Secret to Coping: Aware, Accept, Act

Three, easy to remember, words that basically sum up "coping skills.” Try this out next time you are feeling upset or dissatisfied in any way.

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Sound and Vibration as Therapy? Yes!

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Book Review - In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate

As a mental health clinician working in the addiction recovery field, I highly recommend Gabor Mate's exceptionally well-written book on addiction, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters...

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Try Out a Guided Meditation

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"Coming Out" as a Person in Recovery

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Connection as Medicine for Addiction

Studies show that rats placed in empty cages with the choice to drink drug-laced water or normal water will drink the drug-laced water until they kill themselves.  On the other hand, rats placed...

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OPIOID CRISIS

It's wonderful to see people in recovery speaking out about addiction!  Check out this video to hear one man's perspective and learn about a town hall meeting that ABC11 is hosting this evening (May...

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Weathering the Ups and Downs of Life Sober

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Communication styles and recovery

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