• 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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Judy  Rodgers

Judy Rodgers is a consultant and communication strategist who works with businesses and universities on planning and communication issues, and is the executive director of a not-for-profit organization called Images and Voices of Hope, which is dedicated to supporting media as an agent of world benefit. She has worked on the Call-of-the-Time dialogues since their inception in 1998, and is a long-time student of raja yoga.

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