Friday, August 22, 2014

"I've Been Clean Since 1973!"

Posted at   7:16 AM  |  in   Lifestyles

“I’ve been clean since 1973 said Jane R. Furtner, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, CPS, ICADC, CCDP-D, CCS so remaining sober can be done”

How to Achieve Sobriety

Sobriety is a journey and there are many who have achieved a long period of sobriety. Basically they have learned to face all challenges by seeking out the right types of help and support.  As the months and years in sobriety accumulate, dealing with life becomes a lot easier. It is important to realize,  thoughts, situations, or smells can trigger your desires to return to a love of a substance or actions, but you have to remember your "why" and the "promises" you told yourself and others in order to reject the calling. Plus speak with someone to process your inner core frustrations, disappointments, or angers to help you get back in a peaceful place. Take time to mediate on how you can please your creator (God) by rejecting the call of your addictions. Today let go of any fears of going back to your old ways and focus on the fun of life is to be found in the journey of remaining clean forever. (Written by Nancia Leath after speaking with Jane, R. Furthner, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, CPS, ICADC, CCDP-D, CC)


Jane has been working as a counselor and therapist for the past 20 years in substance abuse, survivors of physical and sexual abuse, and the interaction of the two presenting problems. She has organized and directed programs for extended care after inpatient treatment in supportive community environments. She has also participated in authoring studies of the roles of various positions in the treatment field, as well as developing standards and testing for professionals in the field of addiction counseling and prevention specialists.

Currently Jane has a private practice as well as serving as President and Administrator of the ADACBGA (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia, Inc.), Delegate to IC&RC (International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium) for the Georgia Board, She has presented several professional workshops and has offered practicum placements for masters level students in Psychology, Community Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling.

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia, Inc. (ADACBGA) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit body that protects the public by establishing standards and facilitating reciprocity for the credentialing of addiction-related professionals. ADACBGA is a proud member of IC&RC, the largest organization of its kind, representing more than 40,000 professionals worldwide.

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About Inward Core, THE FIX Dr. Nancia Leath, MAC LPC NCC CPCS

Inward Core, THE FIX is a self-improvement site for all. The owner is Dr. Nancia Leath, MAC LPC NCC CPCS. She is a devoted wife to Boris, caring mom to Gracelyn, Brooke, and Titus, and sweet friend to many. She help others by being a Licensed Professional Mental Health Therapist, National Certified Counselor, Master Addiction Counselor, Author of two books: Feed Your Faith and Crush Your Doubts, Emancipate In Your Chair, Professional and Motivational Speaker, Life Coach and Licensed Minister. She enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and two dogs. She have a blast when she does trainings, motivating others to thrive, encouraging youth to be strong leaders in their communities (Teen Help Other People 501c3 - TeenHOP - www.teenhop.com), and helping all to live out their God given purposes. She also have fun doing interviews and being special guest on radio or television (just to name a few - HGTV, Steve Harvey, Sweet Retreats/Disney). You may even find one of her informative notes in successful companies' newsletters/magazines. Many use her services in order to experience life changing therapy, coaching services, and superb supervision to new therapists. You will never forget Nancia Leath after meeting her, many claims "she is a true inspiration." Contact Dr. Nancia Leath, MAC LPC NCC CPCS HERE.

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