Recovery Plus – Collective Intervention Strategy

I am excited to share a preview of my latest book, The Definitive Guide to Addiction Interventions: A Collective Strategy, as shown in the September 2018 edition of Recovery Plus. As a clinician and interventionist, I work directly with families and their loved ones...

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Has FOMO Got You Down?

We’re all guilty of it - drawn into the glowing wonder of a smartphone or laptop screen like a moth to the flame. We scroll through social media, fashioning posts about our latest adventures, liking, clicking, buying and even dating. The amount of time we spend on our...

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From Falling Up To CIS

Folks recently inquired about how I went from crafting a memoir to writing a textbook. As I thought about it, I realized that is a very large question with lots of miles in between. So I guess, I will start at the very beginning when I was a young social worker...

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Does A Drug Intervention Program Really Work?

With an estimated 1.1 million heavy alcohol users and 28.6 illegal drug users, most people know someone that's addicted to drugs or alcohol. If you're watching a loved one struggle with addiction, you may be wondering what you can do about it. You may even be...

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How To Stage An Intervention: 7 Tips To Get Started

With 23 million Americans currently dealing with drug and alcohol addiction, there are many reasons to stage an intervention. Beyond just drugs and alcohol, people may want to stage an intervention for any kind of negative behavior. It's important to learn how to...

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