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Demystifying rehabs

Sadly, too many myths about “12-step treatment” for addictive disorders are held by too many people, even drug- and alcohol-treatment professionals and policy makers...

Create a therapeutic alliance in 10 minutes

Some time ago, I was consulting with two teams, both of which are the initial gateway or “call centre” for people seeking addiction and/or...

Mapping motivation

“Can I use this stuff on myself?” This is by far the most frequently-asked question by people who attend Emerging Horizons' MI-Mapping training. This...

Scientifically-informed recovery

Over the past 80 years, Alcoholics Anonymous has grown from two members to over 2million members. AA and similar organisations such as Narcotics Anonymous...

Brainwaves: music, addiction, trauma

How can music actively assist in the treatment of addiction and trauma? You might already have witnessed how a particular piece of music can...

Gender in recovery

Providing culturally and clinically competent mental-health and addiction services requires clinicians to meet their patients in the reality of the patient’s life with compassion...

Integrative treatment for complex patients

Until recently, mental illness triggered little public discussion. It was often kept quiet and regarded as “a private family matter”. Despite a growing body...