Month: May 2012

Knowing How You Feel and Being Less Ashamed

Acting in the moment, what you actually say and do, frequently seems to have a mind of its own, that is, frequently seems to escape your intentions, plans, professed values, rehearsals, strategies, resolutions, cost-benefit analysis, past experiences, etc. Read more

How Does Change Occur in Psychotherapy?

I think it will be helpful to me and to prospective and beginning clients to try to provide an overview of how I think about …

Make-Believe in the Addiction Treatment Industry

Therapists shouldn’t be in the business of make-believe. There is a great deal of make-believe in the addiction treatment …