When you’re faced with the challenge of counseling a client who is recovering from substance abuse addiction and simultaneously suffering from low self-esteem, you may feel more compassion for them knowing that they are suffering a double whammy. In fact, it’s not unlike the additional hit of … [Read more...] about Counseling a Client with Low Self-Esteem
Feeling worthless or having no self-worth can leave a person depressed and low on motivation to turn things around. Helping your patients find self-worth can give them the push they need to successfully complete their substance abuse counseling. But how do you do it? First, you need to understand … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Help a Patient Find Their Self-Worth
Drugs and alcohol can catch anyone off guard. Finding a substance abuse counselor is one of the most important steps to recovery. Your counselor will be your guide. They'll be your cheerleader, coach, and referee. How do you choose the best? Finding a Substance Abuse Counselor Substance abuse … [Read more...] about Finding a Substance Abuse Counselor: 5 Things to Look For
You’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, but now you’re feeling an anxiety attack coming on because you’re worried about the medications your doctor prescribed. As you sit there thinking about how they will make you feel and the warning labels, which include words like “addiction,” your heart … [Read more...] about What Anxiety Medications Are Addictive?