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How Motivational Interviewing Is Used To Begin Substance Abuse Treatment

Motivational interviewing is a treatment modality developed in the early 1990’s. Two clinical psychologists, Miller and Rollnick, were major contributors. It was intentionally designed to help people succeed in substance abuse treatment. As a result, motivational interviewing and addiction go hand in hand.  Taking control of your addiction takes personal motivation. You may have begun…

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It’s A Whole New World: Learning About CBT Vs DBT

When in treatment, it’s important to understand the benefits of CBT vs. DBT. CBT or cognitive behavioral therapy and DBT or dialectical behavioral therapy are treatment modalities. One is not better than the other. Essentially, they are different and are used for different purposes. Getting a grasp on the two different therapeutic approaches can help…