Groups That Work: Values

October 24, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Effective working groups can continue their traditions through surprising changes in location, membership, etc.

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Negotiating With Ourselves

August 12, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I contend that the outcome of a given treatment episode is often determined right at the outset, based on why the clients is in treatment in the first place.

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Withdrawal Dilemma

June 20, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The physician, meanwhile, depends on the information provided by medical science, usually in the form of materials from the pharma firm that markets the product.

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Microdosers

June 6, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

If the dose is in fact subtherapeutic, then what causes the effects so enthusiastically reported by the user?

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How to Forget

March 21, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Suppose we could develop cognitive techniques and train the patient to use them whenever symptoms reappeared?

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LSD Science Update

March 18, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The relative importance of set and setting suggests that the environment in an LSD experience should be carefully controlled.

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The Motivated Reasoning Paradox

November 15, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

A better approach is to seek out the motivation behind the belief.

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Trauma and Memory

November 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.

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Medical Cannabis in Addiction Treatment

November 1, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The field is getting accustomed to patients arriving in addiction treatment complaining of problems with prescription opioids, stimulants, sedatives, etc, while actively enrolled in medical cannabis programs.

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Is Your Therapy Dull?

August 23, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

“It’s too much like doing your taxes,” was her verdict. ┬áThat’s probably the worst thing I’ve heard anyone say about psychotherapy.

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