The Scarlet Sisterhood: Treating Partners of Sex Addicts
Addiction is a disease, end of discussion . . . right? As practitioners within the field of behavioral health and wellness, we have all heard the message, loud and clear. Many of us subscribe to the concept without question, confident in our convictions that addicts are sick people, not bad people. Some of us have built our careers upon this assertion, while others espouse it personally, within our own lives and family relationships.
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Evaluating a Competency-Based Supervision Approach for Motivational Interviewing
Motivational interviewing (MI) is a well-known, evidence-based, brief counseling approach for substance use disorders (SUDs) that combines person-centered principles with strategies for enhancing motivation for change (Miller & Rollnick, 2012). Counselors using MI help their clients talk themselves into change by exploring and developing their motivations for change and lessening and resolving their arguments against it.
Jean is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board-Certified
Trainer and Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, a
Trainer and Practitioner of Psychodramatic Bodywork® and nationally-known
expert in Psychodrama, trauma resolution, addiction/codependency recovery and
Somatic Psychotherapy. As Founder and CEO of Action Institute of California,
Jean provides training workshops for professionals, family recovery weekend
workshops, and personal growth workshop and psychotherapy for families, couples
and individuals. She is committed to using action to effect change on a body,
mind and spiritual level.
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