• 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.


  • 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.


Susan   Campling
RN, PsyD

Served as the Director of the Pine Grove Gentle Path Program. Today, she represents Pine Grove in speaking and educational events throughout the United States and abroad. She brings to Gentle Path and Pine Grove over 20 years experience in the field of mental health and addiction treatment. She is degreed in both nursing and psychology and has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient mental health care She previously served as the Director of the Keystone Center ECU in Chester, Pennsylvania. She was also Founder and Director of their Professional Assessment Center and has considerable experience facilitating recovery for health care providers and clergy.

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