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Black Widow | Part 1 - The Web | By Taryn

It was an ordinary day for me that particular day, until a good friend of mine phoned me excited that he had just sold his car & for a higher price he had purchased it for...and he had cash...lots of it...a celebration was in order! I…

My Yellow Brick Road to Recovery Coaching | Lisa Ann Catano

I started dieting at the age of ten, the same year my father committed suicide. I stole my mother’s Fibre Trim tablets as I believed that I was fat. This perception was conceived from a tender age and looking into the mirror only magnified…
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Pursuing Purpose | By Zanny Collings

He died, after years of depression, drug abuse and multiple suicide attempts…he died. The last attempt was successful.  How my heart bled for a chance to see him again.  To hear his voice and to see him smile, but all that gripped my heart…
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It's not the substance that's the problem...it's the behaviour!

I don't know if what I'm about to put out into the public domain is a good idea considering the work that I do as a Recovery Coach, but I've discovered that the more I embrace my recovery principles such as honesty, integrity and, the more I…
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(Not) What every little girl wants to be...

When asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?", no little girl living in a magical world of ballerinas and ponies has surely ever been heard to answer, "Oh, I'd like to be an addict...I'm not sure at this stage what substance I'd like…
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One Way Ticket to Relapse City!?

There are so many people and things that have helped me along the road to recovery.  The people I have to thank for their love and support are numerous and they know who they are, because I’ve made it my business to keep them close and show…
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A Predictable Course

A Story from one of Judith's Clients   A Predictable Course Life was not bad and I never thought I had problem drugs and drinking. I drank socially and did drugs occasionally. The first thing I learned when I came to AA was that Alcoholism…

Taking responsibility and shaping your destiny

Taking responsibility “Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” This is a truthful…
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PTSD Counselling - Growing From the Experience

PTSD Counselling could help you understand how to deal with a traumatic experience in the past. A person can really experience one or more events that are traumatic for them which may or may not result to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).…
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Recovery Coaching - Thank you for the warm treatment

Dear SHARP "I wrote this letter because I am very grateful for your support. I learnt so much here, to help me through my journey in recovery. I learnt many assets to help me, assets I never knew I had. The counsellors are very helpful, loving…