• 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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Tonmoy  Sharma
MSc

Recognized with numerous awards, honors and grants for his work in advancing mental health and its treatments in the U.S., Europe and Southeast Asia, Tonmoy Sharma received his MSc in Neuroscience at Guildhall London University.  He helped to found The Sovereign Health Group one of the leading behavioral health and addiction institutions. Under his leadership, Sovereign Health continues to grow exponentially having been in the Inc. 5000 list of one of the fastest growing companies in 2014 and 2015. Sovereign Health currently operates nine facilities in five states, with plans to develop eleven additional facilities in eight states across the US.