The more personal investment in their personal recovery: the greater chance of building and sustaining lasting change.
This contrasts with some other approaches to long-term drug treatment, which are based on the therapist challenging the client and imposing their point of view about the person’s addiction. Collaboration has the effect of building a bond between the therapist and the client, and allows the client to develop trust towards the therapist, which can be difficult in a challenging situation.
Not everyone’s level of motivation for recovery or change is the same. Motivational Interviewing is a tool our staff utilizes to help break through our client’s denial. By identifying problematic behaviors in their addiction and behavior quickly, clients can enlist other therapeutic tools and techniques that propel their journey to recovery.