Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD is the author of four books and a psychotherapist in Washington, DC specializing in addiction, recovery and relationship issues. She has served as a consultant to the U.S. Congress in parity legislation for substance abuse treatment and has spoken nationally and internationally on radio, television and other media as an expert. Dr. Gadhia-Smith’s four bestselling books, From Addiction to Recovery, Practical Therapy, Live and Love Each Day and How to Stay Together are available on Amazon.com. She was awarded “Best of Washington DC, Psychotherapy, 2013” by the Washington DC Award Program and honored as Professional of the Year in Psychotherapy by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Publication, 2013-2014. Visit Dr.Gadhia-Smith’s website at www.practicaltherapy.net.

Live and Love Each Day

“Live and Love Each Day” is a blog from psychologist and author Dr. Anita Gadhia-Smith. Its goal is to guide the reader in making the most of life in recovery. Relationship, emotional and practical life issues are discussed in order to clarify and enrich your mind, body and spirit.

The Case for Slowing Down

Trying to make up for time lost to addiction probably won’t do much for your recovery or the enjoyment you…

Living with Courage

There are many times that we need to take action in the face of fear, access our courage, shore up…

Pleasure vs. Purpose

Once you pursued only what felt good or made you numb. In recovery, you have the chance to experience more…

Partial Fulfillment

Relationships are one of the most challenging areas for most of us to navigate. Many of us came into recovery…

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