• 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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Lilliam  Rodriguez
PhD

Lilliam Rodriguez, PhD, is the clinical director at Holistic Recovery Centers in Miami, Florida. Dr. Rodriguez received a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Puerto Rico and master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the Carlos Albizu University. Dr. Rodriguez has proven success working with substance abuse, family dysfunction, co-occurring disorders, and trauma. Additionally, Dr. Rodriguez has taught undergraduate courses as adjunct faculty and conducted psychological evaluations in private practice. She is fluent in Spanish and English.