Love and faith

Para-professionals working in the field of alcoholism are overwhelmingly recovered alcoholics. Most of them credit their recovery to AA, some to the facility where they are currently working, an increasing number to a combination of both, and a few to still other forms of therapy. One thing they all share is their attitude toward sick … Continue reading Love and faith

Recovery Management extends therapeutic reach

Yesterday's post on addiction counseling as community organization got me thinking about something I'd heard from a Scott Miller presentation. Miller argued that treatment outcomes are due to the following factors in the following proportions: 40%: client and extratherapeutic factors (such as ego strength, social support, etc.) 30%: therapeutic relationship (such as empathy, warmth, and … Continue reading Recovery Management extends therapeutic reach