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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The digital disconnect: In relentless pursuit of 'connecting,' we miss out on each other

Cosette Rae, executive director of reStart, an Internet- and gaming-addiction recovery center in Fall City, says having a treehouse and animals around is part of the cure. "Something about a treehouse is soothing and calming for people." Rae encourages clients to interact with animals like Dakota, a dog who roams the property. She says some of her technology-addicted clients have even forgotten to feed their pets.