Cannabis Treatment

July 13, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

…we should be looking at modifying our historical approach to the addicted cannabis client, away from emphasis on legal consequences and mandated compliance, and towards a more patient-centered model.

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In the News: The Human Element

January 30, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

A doc who’s watching the clock is far less likely to expend valuable time chatting with a patient.

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Drug Testing

October 27, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

If you’re not careful, the whole thing turns into an endless game of cat-and-mouse, that leads nowhere.

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Three Challenges

September 15, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Like a stroke patient who suddenly finds himself needing to relearn basic skills that were once automatic, it may require a level of personal commitment unseen for many years.

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What is Trauma?

August 25, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

The practitioner’s job is to tease apart the clinical picture to identify likely contributors to focus on in treatment.

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Changing the Tipping Point

November 23, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Try thinking of recovery as a learning process based in experience rather than the acquisition of information.

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Practice or Practitioner?

August 13, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

The therapist’s faith in the approach appears to be more important than the approach itself.

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Counseling Clients With Complex Disorders

February 2, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

…progress is the measuring stick. You want your patient to know the joy of a structured, purposeful life.

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Predicting Success in Groups

January 15, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

We don’t need to ‘cure’ social anxiety, only to increase the individual’s level of control over his or her emotions…

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Confirmation Bias and Counseling

September 29, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Project Match has long been held up as demonstrating the efficacy of three very different approaches.

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