Addictions are Learned Behaviors

2017-10-27T23:30:20+00:00

Addictions are Learned Behaviors By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S ~ 5 min read Anyone who’s ever been to a 12-step meeting has heard at least one or two recovering addicts say something like, “I got high

Addictions are Learned Behaviors2017-10-27T23:30:20+00:00

The Important Art of Validation

2018-02-09T22:11:03+00:00

The Important Art of Validation by Josh King, PsyD and Carrie Wilkens, PhD https://motivationandchange.com/important-art-validation/  This post was originally published on the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’ Parent Blog. In life and our relationships, one of the things we want most

The Important Art of Validation2018-02-09T22:11:03+00:00

Don’t I Need to Just Confront the Problem?

2018-02-09T22:10:36+00:00

DON'T I NEED TO JUST CONFRONT THE PROBLEM? by Carrie Wilkens, PhD This post was originally published on the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’ Parent Blog. https://motivationandchange.com/dont-need-just-confront-problem/ When someone you love is using substances or engaging in a

Don’t I Need to Just Confront the Problem?2018-02-09T22:10:36+00:00

9 Things We Must Do Now to Stop the Opioid Epidemic

2017-10-08T22:19:15+00:00

Over the past few years, media reports have sounded the alarm that an opioid epidemic is sweeping the country, killing thousands of our citizens. And now new research findings reveal that the problem may be

9 Things We Must Do Now to Stop the Opioid Epidemic2017-10-08T22:19:15+00:00

Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Addiction in Young Adults

2017-10-08T13:45:17+00:00

Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Addiction in Young Adults  By Frank Sanchez, PhD, LMFT, Clinical Director, Promises Young Adults Program I’m not good enough. There’s something wrong with me. I’m defective.  While people of

Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Addiction in Young Adults2017-10-08T13:45:17+00:00