Family therapy can be successfully used as a part of your teen’s recovery from the impact of addiction. Here, we share 6 ways family therapy can help YOU address the issue as a unit.
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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.
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.
Family members ALSO need to get help when an addict loved one receives treatment. Why should the healing process include everyone from the family unit? Get the answer here.
Do you view addiction interventions as opportunities to “gang up” on an addicted loved one? Here is why interventions, if done right, are exactly the opposite of an ambush!
Dr. Louise Stanger LCSW is a professional interventionist who counsels families with substance abuse and mental health disorders. More here on how to get over past hurts – like she did – in your personal recovery from addiction.
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.
Explore what problems Denise F. Quirk, a therapist from Reno, sees every day in her work with families of gamblers and learn what needs to be done to treat trauma.
As parents, what kinds of body language cues should we be looking for to signal drug use? More here on ways to identify drug use in your teenager.
If someone that you love is in active addiction, what do you do? An explanation of three (3) behaviors to avoid here, with a section at the end for your questions.