Healing from trauma and addiction

Join us for the follow up discussion from June’s Think Again, as we mine the origins of addiction on a physiological and spiritual level, and then explore the impact that community, family, and a spiritual practice has in the role of healing from trauma and addiction.



THURSDAY, June 18, 2015, 7:30-9:30 pm


Home of Elizabeth and Mark England
1194 S. 500 E., SLC, UT

Please come in the back door if you arrive late. 

IMG_9695About James:

James Ott is Founder, Executive Director, and a therapist at Red Willow Counseling and Recovery, a mental health and addiction clinic in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a Certified Intervention Professional (CIP) and a Certified ARISE Interventionist (CAI) and part of the core ARISE clinical team. His outpatient practice helps people with general mental health difficulties, relationship challenges, and life transitions, and specializes in substance abuse and it’s impact on families. As an interventionist, he provides a family centered invitational intervention to promote whole family healing.

Read, listen, watch:

Elder Ballard conference talk on addiction:


Brene Brown Ted Talk on shame and vulnerability:


John Bradshaw on Shame—make sure you listen to parts 2 and 3:


The AA Big Book and 12 and 12:


Bill Wilson on Emotional Sobriety:


Noteworthy Hymn: