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1102, 2018

Drug and alcohol recovery outcome and success over the long-term: Alcoholism and heroin addiction and recovery success rates are more optimistic than most people think

By | February 11th, 2018|Categories: addiction, counselor, drugs and alcohol, heroin, mental health, psychologist, recovery, therapist|Comments Off on Drug and alcohol recovery outcome and success over the long-term: Alcoholism and heroin addiction and recovery success rates are more optimistic than most people think

Addiction psychiatrists and psychologists are often asked about successful recovery rates for addicts and alcoholics in their clinics and practice and until recently there have been few data to support most therapist's claims. Here is [...]

402, 2018

Interventions and their Role in Addiction Treatment

By | February 4th, 2018|Categories: relationships, treatment, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Interventions and their Role in Addiction Treatment

Previously published with permission by © Robert J. Chapman, PhD, Guest Blogger here for Jeremy Frank Associates Is a Rose by any Other Name Still a Rose?:A 21-Century Look at the Utility of Interventions in Addictions [...]

402, 2018

3 Tips Only People Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Will Understand

By | February 4th, 2018|Categories: addiction, mental health, recovery, relationships, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 3 Tips Only People Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Will Understand

Substance abuse affects many facets of a person’s life that take time and energy to repair. Romantic relationships are not immune to the negative life impacts of addiction or other substance use disorders; in fact, [...]

201, 2018

Addiction counselors encourage colleges and others to support students in fighting the opioid crisis

By | January 2nd, 2018|Categories: addiction, counselor, drugs and alcohol, heroin, mental health, psychologist, therapist, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Addiction counselors encourage colleges and others to support students in fighting the opioid crisis

Please read the Philly.com article here: http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/colleges-temple-student-overdoses-counseling-recovery-20171221.html Or read a slightly longer version below: A Call to Brotherly Humanity: Two Philadelphia Addiction Professionals Grapple with What More We Need to Do   Two drug overdose [...]

310, 2017

Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery (MBAR)

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: addiction, drugs and alcohol, mindfulness, recovery, treatment, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery (MBAR)

Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery (MBAR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Addiction Recovery (MBCT-AR): Coining the Terms There has been a burgeoning resurgence in innovations in mindfulness based cognitive behavioral therapies and treatments over the [...]

409, 2017

Addressing Narcissism in a Clinical Substance Abusing Population

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: addiction, counselor, drugs and alcohol, mental health, personality disorders|Comments Off on Addressing Narcissism in a Clinical Substance Abusing Population

A Challenge for Even the Seasoned Practitioner...and No Match for the Unprepared   Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life on his own terms. -Elizabeth Bowen Anyone working with those [...]