• 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.

    Read More >>

  • 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.

    Read More >>

Gloria  Loring

is the recording artist of the #1 hit song "Friends and Lovers", co-composer of television theme songs for Diff'rent Strokes and Facts Of Life, an audience favorite as Liz Chandler on Days Of Our Lives, and a spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. After her four-year-old son was diagnosed with diabetes, she created and self-published two volumes of the Days Of Our Lives Celebrity Cookbook, which raised more than $1 million for diabetes research. Loring's musical show TV Tunez, a celebration of television's best theme songs that earned standing ovations, is in development for a Las Vegas run. She is currently in the studio with producer Ted Perlman and songwriting legends Burt Bacharach and Desmond Child. She sings regularly to sold-out shows, including with The Palm Beach Pops Symphony. The Miss America Organization gave her the Woman of Achievement Award, an honor she shares with past recipients Barbara Bush, Roslyn Carter, and Hillary Clinton. She is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women.  Author of Coincidence Is God's Way of Remaining Anonymous.

Books By Author: