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2 A Call to Revise Family Roles in Addiction: Treating Individuals First

A Call to Revise Family Roles in Addiction: Treating Individuals First

April 9th, 2017

A call to clinicians to re-think how we work with individual family member’s struggles and needs during treatment. Why not drop preconceived expectations to see the person in front of us? Would that help us work with them more effectively? An exploration here.

How to assess addiction using NLP Strategies

How to assess addiction using NLP Strategies

March 31st, 2017

How can clinicians begin to look at addiction FROM A CLIENT’S PERSPECTIVE? A brief review of 4 strategies – Outcome Specification, Logical Levels, Positive Intent, and Meta Model Questions – that can help the counselor understand the problem from the client’s perspective and identify the most effective treatment approach. More here.

NLP Strategies for working with addiction clients: #1 Building Rapport

NLP Strategies for working with addiction clients: #1 Building Rapport

February 23rd, 2017

Beginning this month, Dr. Walton offers a series of articles based on specific NLP strategies as they apply to counseling with clients experiencing addiction issues. The first strategy Dr. Walton discusses is building rapport. More here.

Are We Diseased? The Inconsistencies and Implications of the Disease Model of Addiction

Are We Diseased? The Inconsistencies and Implications of the Disease Model of Addiction

February 21st, 2017

I have spent the last ten years of my life considering what it means to be an addict and what it means to have the disease of addiction. A look here at the inconsistencies that I see within this model of addiction, and how it affects those of us who work in the field.

How to live a drug free life: Ways to support clients after addiction treatment

How to live a drug free life: Ways to support clients after addiction treatment

December 26th, 2016

A discussion of ways in which a therapist or counselor can support a client who wishes to remain drug-free after completing a treatment program. More from Neurolinguistic Programming expert, Dr. Janice Walton, here.

3 Progressive Disease, Progressive Counselor: What it’s like for me being an addiction counselor

Progressive Disease, Progressive Counselor: What it’s like for me being an addiction counselor

November 14th, 2016

What does it mean to “be an addict” and work in the field of addiction treatment? Essential reading for anyone who uses critical thinking to examine addiction. More progressive thoughts on addiction here.

Addiction counseling: An Adlerian based approach to understanding drug addicts

Addiction counseling: An Adlerian based approach to understanding drug addicts

November 12th, 2016

How can addiction counselors use Adlerian psychotherapy to get to the core of the root causes that lead substance use disorders in the first place? Dyanne Pienkowski MA, MFT and David Harley LCSW explain more about the Adlerian psychotherapy model here.

The role of the family in the maintenance and treatment of addiction

The role of the family in the maintenance and treatment of addiction

October 29th, 2016

In this article, Dr. Walton discusses the role families play in the maintenance and treatment of addiction. Yes, our family systems can PERPETUATE addiction! More information here.

Prejudice and addiction in treatment settings: How can clinicians face personal bias?

Prejudice and addiction in treatment settings: How can clinicians face personal bias?

September 21st, 2016

In this article, Dr. Walton discusses strategies that counselors can use to identify and address personal prejudices and biases, specifically in relation to addiction.

2 What if a drug addict relapses during treatment?

What if a drug addict relapses during treatment?

August 23rd, 2016

In this article, Dr. Walton will discuss strategies that minimize risk of relapse during the treatment process. More tips for practitioners here.

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