two people holding hands

3 Motivational Interviewing Techniques

Motivational interviewing (MI) is a therapeutic counseling approach in which a clinician acts as an interviewer to help clients change their behavior patterns. This effective technique is often used in a women’s motivational interviewing program and is accomplished primarily by the therapist expressing their acceptance of the interviewee without judgment. Contact us online or call…

woman chatting

What Is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?

Acceptance and commitment therapy is a mindfulness approach to accepting the hardships you are experiencing. Often referred to simply as ACT, the goal of acceptance and commitment therapy is to improve the overall quality of your life. During ACT in Boston, clients experience a kind of psychotherapy not unlike cognitive-behavioral therapy; the approach is designed…

women leaning on her hand

Cocaine Addiction Side Effects

It’s a staggering statistic, but over 14 percent of all Americans ages 12 and up are reported to have used cocaine. For this reason, it’s essential to understand cocaine addiction. This will allow you to explain to friends and family who may be using cocaine the side effects of cocaine addiction, as some are severe…

man and woman at therapy

Is My Loved One Addicted to Heroin?

It’s a startling and scary realization to learn that someone you love is battling a heroin addiction. Heroin is an extremely dangerous, highly addictive drug that can produce catastrophic problems by significantly changing how the brain functions, causing financial peril, and leading to severe relationship problems at home, work, and with friends. To help a…

male at therapy

Can PHP Help My Drug Addiction?

There are many ways a partial hospitalization program (often called PHP rehab) can help clients who are struggling to overcome drug addiction. A partial hospitalization in Boston provides you with the dedicated professional care you need over the course of several hours each day, all while continuing to live comfortably at home with your family.…