If you had a parent who drank or drugged too much you may find yourself struggling with certain traits common to this experience. While you may have developed certain strengths and resilience from this experience, it may also be interfering with your ability to have fulfilling relationships.
You can learn new skills and work through the effects of growing up with addiction or drinking problems or in dealing with a parent’s current substance use related behaviors. I am available to work with you on these issues in therapy.
Adult Children of Alcoholics is a recovery program for adults whose lives were affected as a result of being raised in an alcoholic or other dysfunctional family. Read here for more information.