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Gambling Addiction Treatment: Gambling addiction in Philadelphia has become a growing trend ever since Act 71 was passed in Pennsylvania in 2004, legalizing slot casinos in the state. As a result we increasingly work with recovering gambling addicts. 

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What is Codependency?

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Center for Growth / Codependency Therapy in Philadelphia:  Codependency 

This tip is to provide you with the typical characteristics of people who struggle with codependency, a brief history of the term…


Re-framing the Concept of Boundaries

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Boundaries: Re-framing the concept

The term boundaries means the limits you set with others based on what you feel most comfortable with; this can be physically, emotionally,intellectually, sexually, the list goes…


Gambling addiction recovery tips Philly

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Gambling addiction recovery tips philly

* Acknowledge to yourself that you have a problem.* Tell someone that you have a problem. Ideally this would be a friend or family member. If…


Gambling Addicts frequently also suffer from

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Gambling addicts frequently also suffer from . . . People who suffer from a gambling addiction may also have, or have experienced,

Anxiety Disorders: Gambling can cause a person to develop…


Social Gambling VS Gambling Addiction

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Social Gambling VS Gambling Addiction

Gambling becomes an addiction as opposed to a social behavior when it feels out of control. Addicted gamblers experience a loss of control. Typically, gambling addictions…


The Four Phases of Gambling

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

The four phases of gambling

The Winning Phase: (four phases of gambling) Gamblers experience many wins. During this phase, they feel a rush.  Typically, they are excited and have unreasonable optimism that…


Are you a gambling addict

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Gambling Addict Quiz - Are You A Gambling Addict? 

* Have you spent more time gambling than planned?* Do you sometimes gamble by yourself as opposed to only doing so…


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER: Approximately one-third to one fifth of people suffering from anorexia are diagnosed with an obsessive-compulsive disorder.  (Similarly, people struggling with the different addictions, gambling addiction, sex addiction, d/a addiction also…