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By the time an alcoholic or addict enters treatment there has already been months to years of breakdown in the family. The parent and child relationship being either dissolved or strained. With many alcoholics and addicts coming from an alcoholic family themselves or having experienced extensive trauma in their lives, they often don't have the experience with how to effectively parent even after they become sober. I use a unique approach of child development, Positive Discipline, and instinctual parenting to help parents re-establish and strengthen their relationship with their children no matter how often or in what circumstances they are engaging with their child. The challenges of early recovery are amplified when children are involved. When not handled correctly, there are two very real risks. The first being the sobriety of the parent and the second being chances that the child has of developing a substance abuse issue themselves when older. It's time to end this cycle.