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Reduce your stress in the Core Function of Assessment

Self-care and stress management is even more necessary at this time. The pandemic has been with us for over a year and we have all suffered our own levels of stress during this time. I know in my 47 years of working as a counselor and psychologist …

Published on July 10, 2021 by RecoveryView.com
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It’s Still There (My Hidden Bottle)

Here is a story, Mark’s story– his second. Struggling with addiction is not an easy thing to do. From a cognitive-behavioral therapy point of view, Mark is learning that it takes serenity to accept that he does not control things outside of himself – the he, she, it, them. It takes courage to…

Published on Aug 15, 2016 by RecoveryView.com
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Super Bowl 2014

Here is a story, Mark’s story. Struggling with addiction is not an easy thing to do. From a cognitive-behavioral therapy point of view, Mark is learning that it takes serenity to accept that he does not control things outside of himself – the he, she, it, them. It takes courage to change the…

Published on Jan 12, 2015 by RecoveryView.com
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Rational Thinking and Behavior Is Based On Obvious Fact

The article that follows is an excerpt from my book, A Rational Workbook for Recovery From Addictions – Second Edition. After I lay a foundation of understanding for a client that includes Albert Ellis’ ABCs, I begin applying cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) skills and techniques to help a…

Published on Nov 5, 2013 by RecoveryView.com
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Laying the Foundation for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy...

During my professional career, I have held deeply to the belief that all people have the capacity for positive change. I see the role of the substance abuse and mental health counselor as integral to helping clients progress toward positive change. I have been doing workshops for the past 20+ years…

Published on Nov 5, 2013 by RecoveryView.com
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The Core Function of Reports and Record Keeping

As the author of Global Criteria: The 12 Core Functions of the Substance Abuse Counselor- Fifth Edition, I believe in keeping concepts about the core functions simple and easy to understand. You already know the 12 Core Functions. The function of Reports and Record Keeping is involved in all of…

Published on Nov 4, 2013 by RecoveryView.com
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