Welcome to WellSeekers as we continue with part two of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics such as relationships, nutrition, exercise and fun in recovery, as well as policy and what you can do to make an impact!
On today’s show, we welcome Ipek Aykol, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, as we turn to the topic of family and personal relationships and how they are impacted by addiction and in recovery. We talk about the different ways addiction can affect the family and the family dynamics, primary relationships, and throughout recovery as well. We’ll help you with some misconceptions and stigmas around addiction and substance use disorders, resources for your loved one, and for yourself as you seek ways to support your loved on before, during and after treatment.
So join us now on WellSeekers with Lucia, where we help you rise and comeback to your best life story, and find your own story of well from the mind down focusing on holistic mental and emotional health.
For more information about Ipek, visit her website https://www.ipekaykol.com
And to get in touch with Ipek email her: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Ipek Aykol holds a B.A.in Psychology from Koç University Turkey and a M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University Long Beach. Ipek Aykol is a psychotherapist and a part-time adjunct faculty member at Chapman University Psychology Department. Ipek is specialized in drug and alcohol addiction, marriage and family relationships, trauma and mood disorders. Ipek Aykol frequently engages in media collaborations and offers training.