Month: May 2014

Ambivalence in Addiction Treatment

Does a person need therapy or treatment to stop doing something if he 100% does not want to do that something? The intuitive answer would seem to be NO, which takes us directly to the issue of ambivalence.
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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 …