Written By: Steve Davidson, PhD Date: October 16th, 2012. Topic: Behavioral Health.
By Steve Davidson, PhD One of the most popular current forms of addiction treatment is Motivational Interviewing (MI), developed by Drs. Bill Miller and Stephen Rollnick. The MI system seems comfortable and useful for both therapists and clients. But we may also ask: “Can I apply the same principles to myself?” Many of the most [...]
Written By: Steve Davidson, PhD Date: February 10th, 2011. Topic: Addiction Medicine, Intervention.
One of the most fascinating things about addiction is that, although it has biological antecedents, it revolves around choice. A lot of people don’t know that. But AA knows that. AA almost never says, “You must stop drinking, and you must follow our program”, as if AA had some kind of external leverage to make [...]