How to Be an Effective Addictions Counselor in a SUD’s World
“Do you think it’s easy to change? Alas, it is very hard to change and be different. It means passing through the waters of oblivion.” –DH Lawrence, “Change” (1971)
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IC&RC Updates Prevention Specialist Credential
I’m proud to write that IC&RC has completed the formal process of updating the Prevention Specialist credential. In order to stay relevant to current trends in practice, credentials must be updated every five to seven years. Since the credential was adopted by IC&RC in 1994, we’ve been through the process several times.
"One of the most fundamental advantages of animal assisted therapy over other therapeutic modalities is that it provides the patient a much-needed opportunity to give affection as well as receive it. It is this reciprocity—rare among medical therapies—that makes AAT a unique and valuable route to healing." –Dr. Andrew Weil
Featured In This Issue of Counselor Magazine
At the Crossroads: Connection and Interface in Animal-Assisted Interventions
Sex and Stimulants: Two Behaviors, One Addiction
Theoretical Perspectives for Working with AOD Clients: Finding Your Psychotherapy Match
Physical Health in Long-Term Recovery
Comparing Patient-Identified Healing and Satisfaction Factors
EHR Meaningful Use, Part I
Imagination: The True Ecstasy
You are reading this article in 2014, but I’m writing it October of 2013. I know that recovery tells us not to project and to live in the moment, but for magazine contributors, we are often living and writing in two different time zones; two different worlds.
One Foot in Front of the Other: Daily Affirmations for Recovery
From the prolific, engaging, and award-winning author Tian Dayton, PhD, comes her newest book titled One Foot in Front of the Other: Daily Affirmations for Recovery.
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