Changing one’s relationship to substances or behaviors involves learning how to process thoughts and emotions differently, and often involves finding a new sense of purpose and healthier community. Recovery is an opportunity to step back and build a life full of greater connection, meaning, and wellness, and it often involves the whole family.
"[Laura was] thoughtful, with perspective that you can tell comes from both deep experience and empathy, willing to meet us where our family was at but also to help push through such that we left our time with better understanding and more to work through… Laura helped me to learn that getting myself to a place where I can be the most helpful to others requires giving myself the permission….to acknowledge what my role can be and what my role very much shouldn't be -- both feel like key insights."
Family members, friends, and colleagues need support, too. The process of walking with someone needing recovery support can feel uncertain or difficult, and there’s great value in connecting with a guide familiar with this process. OneStep Guides’ offer supporter sessions, safe places to process emotions and learn about boundaries, communication, and substance use disorders.
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Specialities: Helping people walk in hope-filled, transformative recovery
Champion of the underdog. Thrives in messy situations. People-focused activist and coach.
Specialities: Helping people navigate recovery and the criminal legal system