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.
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.
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.
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.
In this article, Dr. Walton discusses strategies that counselors can use to identify and address personal prejudices and biases, specifically in relation to addiction.
In this article, Dr. Walton will discuss strategies that minimize risk of relapse during the treatment process. More tips for practitioners here.
Is your family struggling with drug addiction? Are you afraid of how addiction will affect you or your family? In this exclusive Q&A with Expert Family Counselor, Flicky Gildenhuys, we discuss how family counseling can help you and what you can expect during the process.
Are you a therapist looking for a practical handbook on working with groups? Check out this workbook for real-life methods and techniques for treating substance abuse. More on why we like this new title from Guildford Press here.
Looking to join a support group? We take an insider’s look into how support groups have been SHOWN to aid addiction recovery. More here.
Do you have a friend or family member with a possible addiction problem? Are you wondering what to do to help? In this interview with expert, Steve Danzig LCSW, LADC, CCS, BRI-I, we reveal techniques on how to get beyond their denial. More here.