Harm Reduction Therapy for Addictions (Brief Therapy for Addictions Series)
by G. Alan Marlatt, PhD
Harm Reduction Therapy is an innovative approach that focuses on reducing the harmful consequences of drug use.
See G. Alan Marlatt utilize his Harm Reduction Therapy approach in an actual counseling session with a client struggling with addiction.
Harm Reduction Therapy is an innovative approach that focuses on reducing the harmful consequences of drug use. The therapist accepts the client on his or her own terms and tries to reduce barriers to treatment. In this video, see expert on harm reduction therapy and relapse prevention, Dr. Marlatt, work with a heroin-addicted client who is considering entry into a methadone program. Jon Carlson and Judy Lewis introduce Dr. Marlatt, and facilitate an in-depth discussion of the further impact and uses of the model.
From watching this video you will learn how to:
Develop an understanding of the key aspects of the Harm Reduction Therapy model and its relevance in addictions counseling today.
Gain insight into Marlatt's therapy style, and how he promotes change by helping clients reduce the harmful aspects of their drug use.
Learn how to apply the Harm Reduction Therapy model to help your clients successfully tackle their addictions.