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Category Archives: Turning Points of View

Is Binge Eating Bad?

You’ve probably heard of binging before, whether that involves drinking or eating too much. But did you know the act of binge eating is actually classified as an eating disorder and can cause life-long health concerns?   What is a Binge Eating Disorder?   People can develop a binge eating disorder as a way to […]

Getting to Know the Staff at Turning Point: Beverly Womack, Assessment Therapist, Residential Treatment Program

I sat down with Beverly, between her usual morning appointments and the unscheduled pep talks with the new clients, to find out exactly what an Assessment Therapist does. It wasn’t easy to catch up with her; she is continually adjusting her schedule to accommodate her clients, many of whom need assistance and guidance in their […]

Is Group Counseling Effective?

Many people wonder if group addiction counseling is as effective and efficient as a one-on-one with a professional. Here’s the breakdown: What is group counseling? Group counseling typically convenes up to ten people within the same session. A certified, professional leader—typically a therapist or counselor—will moderate the sessions. These sessions can range from delving into […]

Getting to Know the Staff at Turning Point of Tampa: Gloria Bailey, Intensive Outpatient Program Therapist

Gloria started her career at Turning Point in 2016. She began as a Residential therapist, moving over to the Intensive Outpatient program in 2017. She obtained her degree in counselling at the University of Florida and has an impressive amount of initials after her job title: LCSW, MCAP and CRSS! Gloria was born in Hialeah, […]