Having an escape plan or a back-up excuse should you need to leave a stressful situation quickly can also be very helpful.
The terms of agreement that emerge from an intervention must be the right terms, likely to result in success and amenable to all parties.
I’m constantly focused on acknowledging things I can’t control. I turn it over to my HP just like I used to do with the desire to drink.
Try thinking of recovery as a learning process based in experience rather than the acquisition of information.
Sexual relations between therapist and patient can seriously damage the public’s trust in the safety of their loved ones.
Clients who struggle to stay drug-free can resent the presence in group of others who openly use substances.
Some schedule periodic onsite visits that one wag compared to a pterodactyl circling overhead screaming at the ground before flying off again.
For instance, a business that isn’t meeting investor expectations might decide to launch an aggressive marketing campaign without a corresponding increase in staff.