Understanding addiction as a choice or disease.

When someone is suffering with addiction to whatever substance it is very painful, scary and dangerous. Depression can be a part of the diagnosis. Helpless, hopeless and worthless are how people feel. The irrational thoughts that go with these are not helpful either. How did this happen to me? you might ask. The root word […]

Substance abuse counseling help includes… Cognitive Behavior Theory.

Cognitive Behavior Theory is the gold standard of treatment for drinkers and druggers. A useful behavior tool is avoiding slippery people. Social distancing is the only thing you and I can control. We cannot control other people or events like the Coronavirus Pandemic occurring. Some reports say that “the curve” is flattening. Why is it […]

Help with “Criminal Justice and Addictions Counseling.”

“Criminal Justice and Addictions Counseling with Rapport, Communication and Transformational CBT Work” for CEUs. Content/Purpose: Participants will be able to describe and use new and different methods to help clients explore and resolve SUD issues due to cognitive errors. In addition, participants will be able to identify, explore and resolve treatment issues, preferred learning styles […]