How to Talk so Someone With Addiction Will Listen (clinicians)
Useful stories and common sense answers to your questions about challenging cases and clinical issues from Scott McMillin, co-author of “Don’t Help: A Positive Guide to Working With the Alcoholic,” “The Healing Bond: Treating Addictions in Groups,” and five other popular addiction books.
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Try thinking of recovery as a learning process based in experience rather than the acquisition of information.
Most people in stable recovery got there the hard way, through major alterations in the way they live.
…progress is the measuring stick. You want your patient to know the joy of a structured, purposeful life.
This is also an opportunity to work on an all-important issue in early recovery: personal boundaries.
Project Match has long been held up as demonstrating the efficacy of three very different approaches.
There are many concepts in clinical psychology that are not science-based, but are nonetheless still of use in therapy.
Stats are something we impose on them when there’s already another client waiting in the corridor and the charting still isn’t done.