A look at Harm Reduction and the possibilities that this philosophy opens up in addiction treatment.
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Neurofeedback can be used to reward the brain and nervous system the way drugs and alcohol do. How does it work for addiction treatment? Is it effective? Find out here.
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.
The legalization of marijuana makes many addiction treatment professionals uneasy. Here, we get an insider’s look into how recent changes in policy can/will impact the addiction industry as a whole. A timely and important commentary here.
People in the LGBT Community who struggle with addiction need customized addiction treatment. Why? We explore. More on best practices in addiction treatment here.
Are you an addict looking for a practical handbook on dealing with negative thinking patterns? Check out this workbook for Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to put an end to self-imposed suffering. More on why we recommend this applicable and easy to read e-book here.
All dreams come in the service of health and wholeness. Can analyzing your dreams open new perspectives in addiction recovery? Here is how Dreamwork can help you understand more about your inner Self and increase your awareness in addiction recovery..
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.
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.
A book review of “Fundamentals of LGBT Substance Use Disorders” outlining the LGBT-specific risk factors for substance use as well as treatment challenges for these populations since the late 70s until the present day.