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.
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.
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.
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.
Considering a career in addiction counseling? More here on the roles and responsibilities of a Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) here.
Depression, anxiety, and addiction are on the rise. How can Christians and churches prepare themselves to meet the needs of others? Learn how to listen. More here.
Not everyone is interested in the spiritual dimension of the 12 steps and AA. Get answers from a psychotherapist about AA alternatives that have empirical support and are known to work for drug addiction and alcohol treatment here.
Video conferencing with an addiction counselor can be less expensive, more comfortable and more flexible than traditional face-to-face therapy. Consider these and other advantages to working with an addiction counselor from the comfort of your own home.