The Beast Within

Intervention Step by Step

If you are reading this and someone you care about is suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction, my heart truly goes out to you. No one wants to be the bad guy, and no one wants to point at the elephant in the room. Here are some steps will help to guide you through the intervention process. Read More

Purpose Driven Motivation

All change ultimately occurs because of decisions (THINKING) people make for themselves. Even if the addict goes to rehab, unless he or she does so for their sake and not others, there will likely be no long term change.

Hopefully a good rehab will help the patient realize what is important to them. Values, character, perspective, coping and understanding skills that facilitate purpose driven motivation.

While this rehab is not going to appeal to everybody, it is a viable option.

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Howard C. Samuels, Psy.D., is a licensed therapist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with years of experience, and is the founder of The Hills Treatment Center.


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