• 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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Richard  Reeve
MALS

 Head of School at Allynwood Academy since 2013, prior to that served as Development Director and Executive Director of The Family Foundation, Inc. Previous positions included executive director for non-profit organizations, school principal and English teacher. In his current role, he focuses on teacher development and evaluation, guides the school’s outreach efforts and also continues to oversee administration of The Family Foundation. Currently a candidate at the C.G. Jung Institute of New York to become a psychoanalyst.