Encounter with Dr. Ken

Encounter with Dr. Ken

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Mental and spiritual health information for recovery from mental illness, addictions, unhealthy attachments, and other afflictions…presented in a manner that stays faithful to the 2000 year old tradition, values and teachings of the Catholic Church.


Courage in Recovery
Sep 24 • 24 min
This episode address is the importance of being courageous in recovery.
Avenues of Recovery
Sep 4 • 30 min
This episode explores a variety of episodes or pathways in recovery.
Abstinence vs. Sobriety
Aug 31 • 30 min
This issue examines the difference between abstinence and the life of sobriety.
When family and friends are not in recovery
Aug 15 • 31 min
This episode deals with the common occurrence of our progress and healing and recovery but the difficulties of facing family members and friends around us who are not in recovery.
Stigma and Shame
Aug 6 • 44 min
This episode address is the common experience of feeling stigma and shame and even attaching it to our sense of self, our identity as a label. This episode helps us to see how to break out of the cycle of stigma and shame that keeps us marginalized and…
Codependency Issues
Jul 23 • 26 min
This session examines codependency issues which are common in recovery from mental illness, addictions and unhealthy attachments of all types.
Slips, Falls, and Relapses
Jul 16 • 25 min
This episode covers the possibility of slips, falls, and relapses in the recovery process.
Making Amends to Those We Have Harmed
Jul 12 • 29 min
This episode addresses the common experience of harm to others by our addictions, mental illness, character defects, anger, fears, selfishness, et cetera.
Humility in Recovery
Jul 2 • 28 min
This episode in the series on recovery focuses on the importance of growing in humility through the recovery process.
Honesty in Recovery
Jun 26 • 28 min
This episode address is honesty as a critical ingredient in recovery.
Fears and Resentments
Jun 19 • 23 min
This episode examines the importance of considering and identifying fears and resentments in the recovery process.
Co-Occurring Issues in Recovery
Jun 11 • 24 min
This episode addresses the common occurrence of multiple issues in recovery from mental illness, addiction, and other afflictions.
Social Support and Recovery
Jun 4 • 41 min
This episode addresses isolation in the midst of addictions and afflictions and how the power of social support facilitates recovery.
Pentecost and Recovery
May 28 • 29 min
This episode addresses Pentecost, the mysterious work of the Holy Spirit in recovery.
Obstacles to Recovery
May 21 • 37 min
This episode discusses some of the common obstacles particularly early in recovery, and some of the remedies for these obstacles.
Making a Plan for Transformation
May 13 • 38 min
We examine elements of a recovery plan for transformation and change.
Getting Started in Recovery
May 2 • 53 min
Those struggling with compulsive sexual behavior have often found that they are not able to break free of it on their own. This presentation outlines how a person might get started in sexual recovery.