• 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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Will  Taegle
PhD

Will Taegel is Dean of the Wisdom Graduate School of Ubiquity University. In his three decades of the practice of psychotherapy, he co-created a model of Wisdom Recovery, the seeds of which will be experienced in this workshop. Dr Taegel integrates his Native American communal background with systems therapy and quantum physics. He is author of numerous books and professional articles, but is best known for down-to-earth experiences of love and transformation.