• 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.


Jane  Middelton-Moz

Jane Middelton-Moz is the Director of the Middelton-Moz Institute. She is an international trainer and consultant and has appeared on national radio and television including Oprah, Montel, Maury, and has had her own PBS Special. She has authored numerous books including, Shame and Guilt: Masters of Disguise, Children of Trauma and Boiling Point and has co-authored Bullies: From the Playground to the Boardroom and Good and Mad.