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.
He is a prominent Beverly Hills psychiatrist, Senior Fellow
of The Meadows, and founder and CEO of Eagan Medical Group, LLC., a thriving
mental health practice treating over 2000 patients annually. His private
patients have included leaders in industry, politics, and performers from
television, music, and film, many of whom have been at the extremes of
celebrity. Dr. Eagan is an expert in the complexities of mental health and
addiction treatment, and he specializes in effective treatment regimens for all
types of emotional distress that often can arise from being in positions of
responsibility and public attention. His
range of specialties includes primary psychiatric conditions, eating disorders,
substance-abuse disorders, impulse control disorders, trauma & abuse, human
sexuality and spiritual therapy. Dr. Eagan’s treatment approach incorporates
pharmacologic interventions with evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapies,
adjunctive modalities, and traditional spiritual practices. He is the author of
Prayer for Compassion: My Journey Through Compassion-Fatigue.
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