motivational interviewing techniques

Motivational Interviewing Techniques You Should Know About

What helps you achieve your goals? What motivates you to continue working towards something, even when it is difficult? These are questions that you might be asked in motivational interviewing. It can be hard to quit when it comes to addiction if you don’t see any reason to. Motivational interviewing gives you a chance to…

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How Do Drugs Affect Your Mental Health?

People may turn to drugs for any number of reasons. Whether it’s because of peer pressure, curiosity, stress, mental health concerns, or another reason, using drugs often winds up having adverse effects in the long term. Many illegal drugs or legal drugs used outside a doctor’s guidance can cause addiction and worsening mental health over…

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Can EMDR Help with Childhood Trauma?

Childhood trauma can have devastating effects on adult life. Tragically, early life stressors like violence, neglect, or substance abuse in the home often contribute to kids developing serious issues. These include depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, or substance abuse of their own later in life. The effects of early-life woundings can be quite far-reaching,…