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 look at the services provided in treatment for marijuana addiction…and a guide on what to expect!
Did you know that drug and alcohol addiction treatment can incorporate medications and genetic testing? Learn how one leading facility uses these tools as integral components of a successful treatment program. More 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!
A review of what happens during narcotic rehab. We look at typical program processes to let you know what you can expect!
A look at the clinical importance of Drug, Set, and Setting and, more importantly, how it can be applied to reduce harm in substance use.
An insider look at what steroid rehab treatment consists of. More here.
Drug detox is the first step in quitting drugs for good. But detox alone doesn’t help you stay off drugs. More here on the real role of detox and how changing patterns requires MUCH MORE than ending drug dependence.
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.