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Mackenzie Phillips will speak on "The Journey from Sobriety to Recovery," presented by Pasadena Recovery Center. Mackenzie’s struggles with addiction have been well-documented in her bestselling book High on Arrival and in the media. She now wishes to use her past experiences to help others and offer hope to individuals who are struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
Mackenzie Phillips ne Lauren Mackenzie Phillips, Alexandria VA, (1959- ), actress and singer. Addicted to cocaine and other drugs but enter rehab and now works as a drug counselor. Parents were John Phillips (Mamas and Papas), and his first wife Susan Adams 19959-1962. She has a brother, Jeffrey Ohillips, from this marriage and half-sisters Chynna Phillips, Bijou Phillips, and half brother Ramerlane Phillips.
Mackenzie Phillips joins me on #HER for a discussion addiction recovery, and the part past trauma plays in addiction. She warns listeners not to confront your trauma in the first stages of recovery. Handling the symptoms of the trauma enables the trauma itself to be addressed later. At the same time, some people entering recovery feel no particular demons in their sobriety, Mackenzie Phillips works at Breathe Life Healing Center in West Hollywood as a substance abuse counselor and is the…