• 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.


Jack  Canfield

Known as America’s #1 Success Coach, is a former high school teacher, psychotherapist, a leading authority on self-esteem and peak performance, a highly-sought after motivational speaker and corporate trainer, the founder and coauthor of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series—with more than 500 million books sold in 50 languages with a record 47 New York Times bestsellers. His recent books include The Success Principles™: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be, The Success Principles for Teens, and The 30-Day Sobriety Solution. Having appeared on more than one thousand radio and TV shows, Jack was recently featured on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday.

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