• 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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Thomas  Glancy
PhD

A career Officer in the U.S. Navy, serving in Korea and Vietnam. He holds a doctoral degree in oceanography and served as a trainer for the U.S. Atlantic Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Tactical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He had a distinguished naval career as commander of a destroyer squadron in the Pacific Ocean. Dr. Glancy served as the commanding officer of the U.S. Naval Alcohol Rehabilitation Center in Norfolk, Virginia, until his retirement from the Navy in 1982. He served in Vietnam in the mid-1960s.