• 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.


Fred   Gleeck

A serious student of Dr. Albert Ellis for 20 years; for many years he attended Dr. Ellis’ regular Friday night meetings in New York City; he has taught a series of one day workshops using the principles of R.E.B.T. around the country. Holds a Masters in International Management. For many therapists, R.E.B.T. has been an invaluable tool to get immediate results with their clients. Based on the work of Albert Ellis, R.E.B.T. has been shown to be amazingly effective in dealing with some clients.