• 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.

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Robyn  Cruze
MA

Eating Recovery Centers National Recovery Advocate. She is a member of the Nationals Speakers Association, a certified life and corporate coach and has published several books, including Making Peace with Your Plate (co-authored with Espra Andrus) and Lovely Dreams. She writes and speaks on topics that promote eating disorder recovery and the building of a relationship with food, body and beauty. She lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and two daughters.