• 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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Tammy  Malloy
MSW, CSAT

Tammy C. Malloy, MSW, CSAT Candidate is a supervisor of the Clinical Department, as well as, the Assessment Department and Case Management at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches. Additionally, she has served as Director of Intern Education and Assessment since 2009, and is involved in several research projects. Tammy previously worked as a therapist, treating chemically dependent individuals, psychiatric patients and domestic violence victims, and is currently working toward her Sexual Addiction Certification to help those who may be struggling with multiple process addictions.