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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Substance Abuse Treatment

    Posted on November 17, 2011 by Leave a comment

    Research paper by Henry Tarkington, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS
    Introduction This writer has been working in and around the addictions treatment field for almost 14 years. During the first 10 years of that time, 12-Step Facilitation and the Minnesota Model were... read more

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    Trust the Process

    Trust the Process

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    Sometimes a person just needs a moment to stop thinking or reacting and chill-out. At
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