A brief but comprehensive look at what we know about genetic predisposition for addiction. Plus, four (4) ways anyone can avoid drug or alcohol problems – even if it’s in your genes!
addiction and the brain
More on good parenting practices to avoid pitfalls that occur in normal teenage development cycles.
What if happiness was a practice instead of a state of mind? 5 practical ways to bring happiness into your life HERE.
Neurofeedback is a powerful technology used in the treatment of addiction. A quick look into what neurofeedback does and how it works here.
Do you hesitate when it comes to “meditation”? Here, we discuss 7 real-life benefits of adding meditation (Step 11) to your daily routine. More on the science, research, and advantages of this age-old intervention here.
A book review of the second edition of “Neuroscience For The Mental Health Clinician” by author Steven R. Pliszka. Explore why we recommend this book in the personal library of every mental health professional…more here!
In this article, I discuss ways a counselor can use NLP strategies to help manage feelings of guilt, grief, and regret rising from past addiction issues. I briefly review the Stages of Change and NLP Models and then apply NLP strategies with a hypothetical client.
In this article, we discuss the NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) Presuppositions as they apply to a client experiencing addiction issues.
Addiction can cause mental health problems. At the same time, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more prone to addiction. More on the relationship between Co-Occuring Disorders here.
In this article, we discuss eight ways that an Addictions Counselor can build trust with a client using NLP strategies.