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Strains and Ruptures in the Alliance

Strains and Ruptures in the Alliance

Having previously explored the Therapeutic Working Alliance, today's post looks at Strains and Ruptures. Strains and Ruptures Strains or ruptures are [...] Read more

The Therapeutic or 'Working' Alliance

The Therapeutic or 'Working' Alliance

Following on from the post on 10 Tips for Building Stronger Therapeutic Alliances post will explore the concept of the therapeutic or 'working' [...] Read more

10 Tips for Stronger Therapeutic Alliances

10 Tips for Stronger Therapeutic Alliances

It has been reported that the therapeutic alliance is the most influential treatment variable that is within a service provider's influence and [...] Read more

The Benefits of Node Link Mapping

The Benefits of Node Link Mapping

Node-link mapping is a simple technique for presenting verbal information in the form of a diagram. Importantly it has been shown to have positive [...] Read more

A prediction by Alexander Shulgin from 1975

A prediction by Alexander Shulgin from 1975

The numerous reports of the increases in the use of 'New Psychoactive Substances' (fomerly known as 'Legal Highs') in the media recently, especially [...] Read more

The 'Stoner Movie' as a cinematic genre

The 'Stoner Movie' as a cinematic genre

This post explores the concept of the 'stoner movie' as a cinematic genre. There are many movies about 'stoners' - films with characters who [...] Read more

The Importance of Self-Efficacy

The Importance of Self-Efficacy

The Client Evaluation of Self and Treatment (CEST) assessment discussed in an earlier post, contains questions that measure a client's 'Expectancy' [...] Read more

Self-Esteem and Problematic Substance Use

Self-Esteem and Problematic Substance Use

This is the third in a series of articles looking at psychosocial functioning and problematic substance use. The previous two looked at depression [...] Read more

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