Addiction Counseling Ingredients

April 28, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Stats are something we impose on them when there’s already another client waiting in the corridor and the charting still isn’t done.

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Professional Versus Not

April 17, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

From the beginning, it was designed to be a program for living… a grass-roots approach based not on scientific research or professional practice but on the direct experience of recovering persons.

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Ideology Wars

February 17, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

If Project MATCH had it right, and all three work but none works significantly better than the others– then what’s all the argument about?

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Retrain Your Brain: Scripting

December 10, 2012 by Cecile

Language– the words we choose for our self-talk– has a powerful influence on our brain function. Words can help us re-shape the cycle of feelings, impulses, and behaviors.

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Material Clients Can’t (or Won’t) Read Doesn’t Help Them

March 17, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s not so much that the client is unable to grasp the info as he or she is easily discouraged based on a fund of previous negative experiences in school.

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