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Evidence Based Treatment

Approaches You Don't Know About for Helping Someone With Substance Abuse

Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D.

I know that substance abuse problems vary in terms of severity, fright and heartbreak, and yet I am optimistic! In research and clinical work alike, I've seen the evidence over the past 40 years that families and friends make a difference in helping someone who struggles with drinking, drugs or other compulsive behaviors. Often, it is the critical difference.

Jumpstarting the Talking Cure

Wray Herbert | Posted 02.03.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

People don't always want to disclose their inner lives, even when they seek help, and one of a therapist's most difficult challenges is to nudge clients who are guarding their privacy. Might there be a faster, more efficient way to encourage reluctant clients to reveal themselves?