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Lin Sternlicht, LMHC, MA, EdM and Aaron Sternlicht, LMHC, CASAC and their therapy practice Family Addiction Specialist have been asked to contribute their expertise on various mental health and addiction related issues for major news outlets. They have been featured in media sources such as Forbes, Yahoo News, WebMD, Reader’s Digest, Business News Daily, Univision, Bravo TV, Insider and many others.

 

Television

 

Inside Edition with Deborah Norville “How Much Drinking Is Too Much Drinking In Lockdown?”

In this episode of Inside Edition with Deborah Norville Lin discusses the increase in alcohol consumption among women during the pandemic.

 

Podcasts

 

Hopestream with Brenda Zane, “Discreet, Whole-Person Therapy for High-Profile & Celebrity Families with Aaron & Lin Sternlicht”

On this episode of Hopestream with Brenda Zane, Lin & Aaron discuss unique challenges faced by prominent high-net-worth families in addiction recovery.

 

Landmark Recovery Radio with Zach Crouch, “Juggling Success and Addiction

On this episode of Landmark Recovery Radio with Zach Crouch, Lin & Aaron discuss high-functioning alcoholism and addiction.

 

The Daily Grind with Colin Morgan, Episode #308

On episode #308 of The Daily Grind Podcast with Colin Morgan, Lin & Aaron discuss their passion for helping individuals and families heal from addiction and mental health related issues and why they chose to start their private practice.

 

Karamo with Karamo Brown, Season 1 Episode 4, on Luminary

On Season 1 Episode 4 of Karamo podcast with Karamo Brown, Lin & Aaron discuss unique strategies they use in helping individuals and families heal from addiction and mental health related issues.

 

Articles

 

Forbes “What Does A Mental Health Counselor Do?” by Lizzie Duszynski-Goodman

In this article featured in Forbes titled, “What Does A Mental Health Counselor Do?” by Lizzie Duszynski-Goodman, Aaron discusses various aspects of mental health counseling such as how to find a therapist that is right for you and what the differences are between various forms of therapy and therapists.

 

WebMD “Life After Opioids” by Alyson Powell Key

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Life After Opioids” by Alyson Powell Key, Aaron discusses recovery from opioid addiction on topics such as the important of abstinence from all drugs and alcohol, building support in recovery, and routine and structure in relation to health and wellness.

 

Parade Magazine “Being a Good Listener Is Crucial to Maintaining Strong Relationships, so Here Are 20 Ways to Get Better at It” by Kaitlin Vogel

In this article featured in Parade Magazine titled, “Being a Good Listener Is Crucial to Maintaining Strong Relationships, so Here Are 20 Ways to Get Better at It” by Kaitlin Vogel, Aaron discusses listening strategies.

 

Insider “3 Founders Share the Self-Care Practices That Strengthen Their Mental Health and Help Them Stay Mindful” by Joely Simon

In this article featured on Insider titled, “3 Founders Share the Self-Care Practices That Strengthen Their Mental Health and Help Them Stay Mindful” by Joely Simon, Aaron discusses the importance of self-care strategies among business owners

 

Inc. Magazine “3 Tips From Founders for Preserving Your Mental Health” by Joely Simon

In this article featured in Inc. Magazine titled, “3 Tips From Founders for Preserving Your Mental Health” by Joely Simon, Aaron discusses strategies to improve mental health among executives.

 

HuffPost “6 Signs Feeling Lonely Has Become A Bigger Issue (And How To Fix It)” by Stephanie Barnes

In this article featured on HuffPost titled, “6 Signs Feeling Lonely Has Become A Bigger Issue (And How To Fix It)” by Stephanie Barnes, Lin discusses mental health and loneliness.

 

WebMD “What Does Oxycontin High Look Like?” by Kyle Kirkland

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “What Does Oxycontin High Look Like?” by Kyle Kirkland, Aaron discusses some of the factors contributing to Oxycontin abuse.

 

WebMD “Why Is Hydrocodone Addictive?” by Kyle Kirkland

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Why Is Hydrocodone Addictive?” by Kyle Kirkland, Aaron discusses Hydrocodone withdrawal and its role in developing an opioid addiction.

 

WebMD “Hydrocodone vs. Oxycodone High: Is There a Difference?” by Zawn Villines 

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Hydrocodone vs. Oxycodone High: Is There a Difference?” by Zawn Villines, Aaron discusses contributing factors of developing a Hydrocodone and Oxycodone dependence

 

WebMD “Managing Morphine Withdrawal: Everything You Need To Know” by Zawn Villines 

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Managing Morphine Withdrawal: Everything You Need To Know” by Zawn Villines, Aaron discusses various aspect of Morphine withdrawal.

 

WebMD " Cocaine Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, and Long-term Effects" by Neha Kashyap 

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Cocaine Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, and Long-term Effects” by Neha Kashyap, Lin discusses cocaine dependence.

 

WebMD “How Are Depression and Substance Abuse Related?” by Jon McKenna

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “How Are Depression and Substance Abuse Related?” by Jon McKenna, Aaron discusses the link between depression and addiction.

 

WebMD “Why Are Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Linked So Often?” by Zawn Villines

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Why Are Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Linked So Often?” by Zawn Villines, Aaron discusses the correlation between mental health and addiction.

 

HuffPost “Social Media Is Traumatizing Us More Than We Realize” by Stephanie Barnes

In this article featured on HuffPost titled, “Social Media Is Traumatizing Us More Than We Realize” by Stephanie Barnes, Lin discusses the negative mental health implications of negative news on social media and how to cope.

 

Thrive Global exclusive interview with Aaron Sternlicht by Parveen Panwar

In this interview featured on Thrive Global by Parveen Panwar, Aaron discusses his personal experience that led him to become an addiction specialist and shares the impact of emotional intelligence on mental health.

 

WebMD “Signs Of Prescription Drug Abuse in Teens, and How to Get Help” by Jacqueline Hensler

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Signs Of Prescription Drug Abuse in Teens, and How to Get Help” by Jacqueline Hensler, Aaron discusses signs of teenage drug abuse and the impact on the adolescent brain.

 

WebMD “Oxycontin Addiction: 5 Signs You May Have a Problem” by Taylor Weeks

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Oxycontin Addiction: 5 Signs You May Have a Problem” by Taylor Weeks, Lin discusses withdrawal symptoms and cravings in relation to determining signs of opioid abuse.

 

MyFitnessPal “Causes, Symptoms and Treatment For SAD” by Emily Abbate

In this article featured on MyFitnessPal titled, “Causes, Symptoms and Treatment For SAD” by Emily Abbate, Lin discusses signs and treatment options for Seasonal Affective Disorder.

 

WebMD “4 Prescription Drug Abuse Facts You Probably Didn't Know” by Marta Manning

In this article featured on WedMD titled, “4 Prescription Drug Abuse Facts You Probably Didn't Know” by Marta Manning, Aaron discusses some misconceptions about prescription medications and safe ways to seek addiction treatment.

 

WebMD “4 Health Issues Linked to Long Term Abuse of Adderall” by Marta Manning

In this article featured on WedMD titled, “4 Health Issues Linked to Long Term Abuse of Adderall” by Marta Manning, Aaron discusses some of the physical and mental health dangers of Adderall addiction.

 

Authority Magazine on Medium “Emotional Intelligence; What It Is, Why It Is So Essential, And How We Can Increase It” by Parveen Panwar

In this article feature in Authority Magazine on Medium titled, “Emotional Intelligence; What It Is, Why It Is So Essential, And How We Can Increase It” by Parveen Panwar, Aaron is interviewed about his personal experience that led him to become an addiction expert, and shares insights on emotional intelligence.

 

Univision “Misinformation, Incoordination, Arrogance: What Went Wrong In Handling The Pandemic” by Natalia Martín Cantero

In this article feature in Univision titled, “Misinformation, Incoordination, Arrogance: What Went Wrong In Handling The Pandemic” by Natalia Martín Cantero, Lin discusses the the increase in substance abuse, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues that resulted during the pandemic.

 

WebMD “Opioid Brain Damage: 5 Things You Should Know” by Zawn Villines

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Opioid Brain Damage: 5 Things You Should Know” by Zawn Villines, Lin discusses the impact of opioids such as heroin, Oxycodone, and fentanyl on the brain’s reward system and impulse control region.

 

WebMD “8 Ways To Support Someone After Alcohol Abuse Treatment” by Jon McKenna

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “8 Ways To Support Someone After Alcohol Abuse Treatment” by Jon McKenna, Aaron provides suggestions for helping your loved one recover from drugs and alcohol.

 

Yahoo Entertainment “Mental Health Professionals Offer Cautionary Warning About 'Harmful' Social Media Trend: 'TikTok is Not Treatment'” by Morgan Greenwald

In this article featured on Yahoo Entertainment and In The Know titled, “Mental Health Professionals Offer Cautionary Warning About 'Harmful' Social Media Trend: 'TikTok is Not Treatment'” by Morgan Greenwald, Lin & Aaron discuss the harms and benefits of discussing mental health and addiction related issues on social media platforms.

 

WebMD “How Long Does It Take to Detox From Alcohol?” by Jon McKenna

In this article featured on WedMD titled, “How Long Does It Take to Detox From Alcohol?” by Jon McKenna, Lin discusses various factors to consider when withdrawing from alcohol and when one should seek medical supervision for alcohol detox.

 

WebMD “4 Things To Do After An Alcohol Relapse To Get Yourself Back On Track” by Marta Manning

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “4 Things To Do After An Alcohol Relapse To Get Yourself Back On Track” by Marta Manning, Lin discusses the importance of isolating your alcohol relapse as much as possible in order to minimize alcohol withdrawal symptoms and be better able to move forward.

 

Yahoo News “Hyram Yarbro Explains How Gen Z Is Disrupting The Skincare Industry For The Better” by Katie Mather

In this article featured on Yahoo News and In The Know titled, “Hyram Yarbro Explains How Gen Z Is Disrupting The Skincare Industry For The Better” by Katie Mather, Lin discusses the link between skincare and mental health.

 

WebMD “Why Are Opioids So Addictive?” by Marta Manning

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Why Are Opioids So Addictive?” by Marta Manning, Lin discusses the reasons why opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone and other pain killers are so addictive and the impact they have on the human brain.

 

WebMD “Crystal Meth Anonymous: How To Find A Meeting Near You” by Neha Kashyap

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Crystal Meth Anonymous: How To Find A Meeting Near You” by Neha Kashyap, Aaron discusses the befits of mutual help groups in the addiction recovery process while also highlighting the important of seeking out an addiction professional or addiction treatment center for help.

 

Yahoo News “People Struggling With Addiction Are Turning To Telehealth During The Pandemic — For Better And For Worse” by Morgan Greenwald

In this article and accompanying video featured on Yahoo and In The Know titled, “People Struggling With Addiction Are Turning To Telehealth During The Pandemic — For Better And For Worse” by Morgan Greenwald, Aaron discusses the challenges those in recovery from addiction are facing during COVID-19 with increased teletherapy and reduced in-person addiction treatment or addiction support.

 

WebMD “5 Ways Addiction and Substance Abuse Can Destroy Relationships” By Michael LoRe

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “5 Ways Addiction and Substance Abuse Can Destroy Relationships” by Michael LoRe, Lin & Aaron discuss impacts of addiction on family relationships and couple dynamics.

 

WebMD “Long Term Effects of Meth Use” by Zawn Villines

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Long Term Effects of Meth Use” by Zawn Villines, Lin & Aaron discuss the effects of crystal methamphetamine on the brain, as well as on relationships and emotional health issues.

 

Yahoo News “For Young Adults Experiencing Substance Use Disorder, The Pandemic Proves Particularly Challenging” by Justin Chan

In this article featured on Yahoo News titled, “For Young Adults Experiencing Substance Use Disorder, The Pandemic Proves Particularly Challenging” by Justin Chan, Lin & Aaron discuss impacts of COVID-19 on addiction.

 

WebMD “How To Explain Addiction Recovery To Your Children”

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “How To Explain Addiction Recovery To Your Children,” Aaron provides guidance for discussing addiction and recovery with children.

 

Mel Magazine “Ask Your Bros What They’re Grateful For - Why Men Should Add A Little ‘Gratitude Practice’ To Their Group Texts” by Lauren Vinopal

In this article featured in Mel Magazine titled, “Ask Your Bros What They’re Grateful For - Why Men Should Add A Little ‘Gratitude Practice’ To Their Group Texts” by Lauren Vinopal, Lin & Aaron discuss the benefits a gratitude practice can have on mental health and addiction recovery.

 

WebMD “How ‘Feel Good Chemicals’ Make Gambling Addiction As Harmful As Substance Abuse”

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “How ‘Feel Good Chemicals’ Make Gambling Addiction As Harmful As Substance Abuse,” Lin discusses the dangers of gambling addiction such as the high suicide rates and the impact on loved ones.

 

WebMD “3 Types Of Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities “

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “3 Types Of Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities,“ Aaron discusses the differences between residential treatment programs, detoxification, and sober living.

 

Medium “Reputation is Also About the “How” – Interview with Aaron Sternlicht” by Michael Toebe

In this article featured on Medium titled, “Reputation is Also About the “How” – Interview with Aaron Sternlicht” by Michael Toebe, Aaron discusses the significance of a reputation and how one is built.

 

WebMD “Coronavirus: How Therapists Cope When Everyone’s Looking To Them For Help” 

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Coronavirus: How Therapists Cope When Everyone’s Looking To Them For Help,” Lin & Aaron discuss the importance of connecting with others to help manage mental health issues.

 

The Temper "The Science Behind Alcohol Cravings" by Sarah Sheppard

In this article featured in The Temper titled, “The Science Behind Alcohol Cravings” by Sarah Sheppard, Lin & Aaron discuss the important role that nutrition plays in eliminating alcohol cravings.

 

Reader's Digest "11 Signs You Have a Sugar Addiction" by Kimberly Holland

In this article featured in Reader’s Digest titled, “11 Signs You Have a Sugar Addiction” by Kimberly Holland, Lin & Aaron discuss the negative habit that many individuals have of coping with mental health issues and life stressors with sugar and other unhealthy foods.

 

Bustle "11 "Healthy" Morning Habits That May Not Be As Good As You Thought" by Carolyn Steber

In this article featured in Bustle titled, “11 "Healthy" Morning Habits That May Not Be As Good As You Thought” by Carolyn Steber, Lin & Aaron discuss the negative mental effects of bad morning habits such as hitting the snooze button or thinking about your to-do list.

 

Bustle "13 Little Things You Can Do Every Day To Improve Your Brain Health" by Carolyn Steber

In this article featured in Bustle titled, “13 Little Things You Can Do Every Day To Improve Your Brain Health” by Carolyn Steber, Lin & Aaron discuss the important role that nutrition can play in promoting good brain health.

 

Bustle "9 Shocking Things That Happen To Your Brain When You Get a Phone Or Email Notification" by Carolyn Steber

In this article featured in Bustle titled, “9 Shocking Things That Happen To Your Brain When You Get A Phone Or Email Notification” by Carolyn Steber, Lin & Aaron discuss how individuals turn to technology to mask emotional pain, and how this can develop into a technology addiction.

 

Bustle "If You Stop Drinking for a Week, These 7 Unexpected Things Can Happen" by Annakeara Stinson

In this article featured in Bustle titled, “If You Stop Drinking for a Week, These 7 Unexpected Things Can Happen” by Annakeara Stinson, Lin & Aaron discuss how eliminating alcohol from your life can have many positive effects such as feeling well rested and improved mood.

 

UpJourney "How to Recognize and Overcome Victim Mentality" by The Editors

In this article featured in UpJourney titled, “How to Recognize and Overcome Victim Mentality” by The Editors, Lin & Aaron discuss the negative impact that identifying as a victim can have on your mental health and overall life, and strategies to overcome victimhood and take back control of your life.

 

Thriveworks "Spirituality and Addiction Recovery" by Taylor Bennett

In this article featured in Thriveworks titled, “Spirituality and Addiction Recovery” by Taylor Bennett, Lin & Aaron discuss the importance of spirituality in recovery from addiction related issues.

 

NOMATIC "10 Subtle Signs You're Not Taking Care of Your Mental Helath" by Melinda Fox

In this articled featured in Nomatic titled, “10 Subtle Signs You’re Not Taking Care of Your Mental Health” by Melinda Fox, Lin & Aaron discuss how lack of self-care and prioritizing mental health can lead to problems at work.

 

Business News Daily "How Sleep Is Essential To Work And Productivity" by Adam C. Uzialko

In this article featured in Business News Daily titled, “How Sleep Is Essential To Work And Productivity” By Adam C. Uzialko, Lin Anderson, LMHC, MA, EdM discusses the importance of sleep in work productivity and mental health.

 

Univision "From Loneliness To Opoids or Firearms: The Explosive Cocktail Behind The Mental Health Crisis" by Natalia Martín Cantero

In this article featured in Univision titled, “From Loneliness To Opioids or Firearms: The Explosive Cocktail Behind The Mental Health Crisis” By Natalia Martín Cantero, Lin & Aaron discuss how technological advances have led to increased isolation and loneliness, subsequently serving as a contributing factor to increased problems with addiction and mental health related issues.

 

Bustle "Does My Partner Think They're Settling? 7 Signs They're Having Doubts" by Kristine Fellizar

In this article featured in Bustle titled, “Does My Partner Think They’re Settiling?  7 Signs They’re Having Doubts” By Kristine Fellizar, Lin & Aaron discuss the importance of looking inward when having relationship doubts or concerns.

 

The Fix "Music and Emotion: How Songs Help Us Grieve and Heal" by Melissa Blake

In this article featured in The Fix titled, “Music and Emotion: How Songs Help Us Grieve and Heal” By Melissa Blake, Lin & Aaron discuss how music impacts the brain with respect to recalling memories, subsequently helping individuals uncover past feelings and resolve emotions.

 

Bravo TV "How to Have More Compassion for People, According to Mental Health Professionals" by Jen Glantz

In this article featured on Bravo TV titled "How to Have More Compassion for People, According to Mental Health Professionals" by Jen Glantz, Lin & Aaron discuss strategies to develop more empathy for others such as by developing self-love and having positive assumptions about others.

 

Bravo TV “Real Housewives of Dallas Kicked off with a “Friendervention” – Here’s How to Stage One of Your Own” by Jen Glantz

In this article featured on Bravo TV titled “Real Housewives of Dallas Kicked off with a “Friendervention” – Here’s How to Stage One of Your Own” by Jen Glantz, Lin & Aaron share their expertise in staging an intervention for drug, alcohol, and other addiction related issues.

 

Insider “How To Break Social Media Addiction, Or Spend Less Time Online” by Kelly Burch

In this article featured in Insider titled, “How To Break Social Media Addiction, Or Spend Less Time Online” by Kelly Burch, Lin discusses strategies to reduce technology abuse and misuse.

 

WebMD “Here’s What Happens If Your Marijuana Addiction Goes Untreated” by Zawn Villines

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Here’s What Happens If Your Marijuana Addiction Goes Untreated” by Zawn Villines, Lin discusses signs and symptoms of marijuana addiction.

 

WebMD “How To Stage An Intervention For Meth Addiction” by Neha Kashyap

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “How To Stage An Intervention For Meth Addiction” by Neha Kashyap, Aaron discusses the process of a drug or alcohol intervention undertaken by family and friends of an addicted individual in order to intervene in their substance abuse and assist them in seeking addiction treatment.

 

WebMD “Heroin Overdose: Signs, Symptoms, and How to Get Help” by John McKenna

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “Heroin Overdose: Signs, Symptoms, and How to Get Help” by John McKenna, Aaron discusses the signs of an opiate overdose and what to do if you suspect a heroin overdose.

 

WebMD “3 Marijuana Relapse Prevention Tips From Experts Who Know” by Kyle Kirkland

In this article featured in WebMD titled, “3 Marijuana Relapse Prevention Tips From Experts Who Know” by Kyle Kirkland, Lin & Aaron discuss the importance of getting support for sustainable addiction recovery.

 

Insider “Yes, Marijuana Can Be Addictive — How To Recognize The Signs of Cannabis Use Disorder” by Lia Tabackman

In this article featured in Insider titled, “Yes, Marijuana Can Be Addictive — How To Recognize The Signs of Cannabis Use Disorder” by Lia Tabackman, Aaron discussed signs and symptoms of marijuana addiction and different methods of treatment.

 

WebMD “5 Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs” by Stefanie Sandler Billette

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “5 Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs” by Stefanie Sandler Billette, Lin discusses the addictive nature of opioids, benzodiazepines, sedatives, barbiturates, and stimulants.

 

WebMD “What Kind of Therapy is Recommended for Prescription Drug Addiction?” by Kristen Gasnick

In this article featured on WebMD titled, “What Kind of Therapy is Recommended for Prescription Drug Addiction?” by Kristen Gasnick, Lin discusses the importance of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and group therapy in the treatment of substance abuse.

 

Yahoo News “Woman Calls Out Fitness Instructors’ Damaging Comment During Class: ‘Not Something You Need To Fear’” by Alex Lasker

In this article featured on Yahoo News titled, “Woman Calls Out Fitness Instructor’s Damaging Comment During Class: ‘Not Something You Need To Fear’” by Alex Lasker, Aaron discusses the psychological implications of correlating exercise with burning off calories from a cheat meal.

 

Parade Magazine “Maintaining a Positive Attitude Isn't Always Easy—Here are 29 Foolproof Ways to Do It” by Judy Koutsky

In this article featured in Parade Magazine titled, “Maintaining a Positive Attitude Isn't Always Easy—Here are 29 Foolproof Ways to Do It” by Judy Koutsky, Lin discusses the importance of tools such as mindfulness and positive affirmations in maintaining a positive mood and mental wellbeing.

 

 

 

Other

 

Business Talk Radio with Christopher Roberts

Christopher Roberts from Business Talk Radio features Lin & Aaron to discuss their practice Family Addiction Specialist and how they help guide and support individuals and families struggling with mental health and addiction related issues. 

 

Forbes 8 "Health and Love Has Changed My Life"

In this Forbes 8 interview Aaron Sternlicht, LMHC, CASAC discusses his personal experiences with mental health and addiction related issues, and why he is dedicated to helping others find a path to sustainable health and wellbeing.

 

Casino.org Gambling Addiction Review

Lin Anderson, LMHC, MA, EdM and Aaron Sternlicht, LMHC, CASAC were asked to contribute and review the Gambling Addiction page for Casino.org as experts in the field.  This serves as a great resource for individuals and family members who are currently struggling with gambling addiction, or who are uncertain if they have a problem with gambling.

 

In The Know “Body Image Issues Are Often Ignored In Men — Leading To Devastating Consequences” By Alex Lasker

In this article with accompanying video featured in Verizon Media’s and Yahoo’s In The Know, “Body Image Issues Are Often Ignored In Men — Leading To Devastating Consequences” By Alex Lasker, Aaron discusses unique challenges men with body image issues face, and steps they can take to reach men’s body acceptance.

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