• Schadenfreude: Celebrating the Misfortune of Others

    Like Sunday afternoon visits to London’s fetid insane asylums, we stare and gawk, fascinated yet repulsed, at unfortunates like Joseph Merrick (1862–1890). Joseph Merrick, incorrectly identified as “John Merrick” and also as “The Elephant Man,” his degrading stage name, attained a macabre celebrity status not because of wealth, success, or glamorous looks, but because of a grotesque physical deformity. 

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  • Laying the Groundwork for a Medication Conversation

    Therapists and counselors can have very different opinions on the role of psychotropic medications in mental health care. The majority of mental health professionals appear to agree that medications are necessary in the most severe forms of psychological disorders, especially when psychosis is present.

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EDITORIAL CALENDAR for 2017


 

February 2017  

  • EMDR and Brainspotting
  • Clinical Hypnosis for Addiction
  • SUD Treatment among US Minority Populations
  • William White Interviews Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse, MA
  • From JSAT: A Comprehensive Continuing Care Intervention for Clients with SUDs
  • Gambling and the Problem of Relapse and Recovery

Editorial Deadline for the February issue: October 17, 2016


April 2017 - Special Issue on Adolescents and Young Adults

  • Substance Abuse Treatment for Emerging Adults
  • A Cost-Effective, Evidence-Based Approach to  Adolescent Recovery
  • Nonsuicidal Self-Injury and Eating Disorders in Teens
  • Andrea G. Barthwell Interviews William White, MA
  • From JSAT: Normative Feedback and Motivational Interviewing for Adolescents
  • Reclaiming Parenting with Addicted Teens and Young Adults

Editorial Deadline for the April issue: December 16, 2016


June 2017

  • Counselor Self-Care: Compassion Fatigue
  • Counselor Self-Care: Learning to Practice What We Preach
  • Counselor Self-Care: Personal Stress
  • Andrea G. Barthwell Interview
  • From JSAT: Transitioning from Detox to SUD Treatment: Facilitators and Barriers
  • A Test to Differentiate Between Organic Brain Disorder, Nonorganic Brain Disorder, and Schizophrenia, Part I

Editorial Deadline for the June issue: February 13, 2017


August 2017 

  • Healthy Anger: A Mind and Body Approach
  • Men and Anger
  • Men's Treatment Issues
  • Andrea G. Barthwell Interview
  • From JSAT: Association Between Quality Measure and Mortality in Individuals with Co-Occurring Mental Health and SUDs
  • A Test to Differentiate Between Organic Brain Disorder, Nonorganic Brain Disorder, and Schizophrenia, Part II

Editorial Deadline for the August issue: April 17, 2017


October 2017

  • Ecotherapy for Veterans
  • Resilience vs. Trauma: Implications for Treatment
  • TBA
  • Andrea G. Barthwell Interview
  • From JSAT: Client Evaluation of Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder in COMBINE
  • TBA

Editorial Deadline for the October issue: June 13, 2017


December 2017

  • A for Addiction? The Scarlet Sisterhood
  • LGTBQ Treatment Issues
  • Smart Recovery and Alternative Treatment
  • Andrea G. Barthwell Interview
  • From JSAT
  • TBA

Editorial Deadline for the December issue: August 18, 2017


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