• 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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Young Sung  Hero

Young Sung Hero is a DJ, music producer, and writer who is in recovery after spending his whole adult life in active addiction. He is writing a book about his recovery and is slowly rebuilding his life. He lives in London. He can be reached on Twitter @youngsunghero, and some of his previous articles can be viewed at the following websites:
https://sondry.com/posts/Detox-diary-day-1-wVhSK-03-05-2015
https://sondry.com/posts/The-day-an-African-dictator-cut-my-hair-ptPik-03-03-2015