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Counseling & Therapy Video collection from Films on Demand

Videos, Podcasts etc..

On this page you can find videos and podcasts on counseling or psychotherapy particularly for disorders related to addiction, substance abuse or chemical dependency. Find particular video by typing any search terms (keyword; title, name of film maker etc.. on either of the search boxes on the left. You may also  be able to find by browsing the titles from the list of videos provided below and on the right..

Featured video1 - Medical Aspects of Chemical Dependency: The Neurobiology of Addiction (22:00)

This fascinating and authoritative video on how addiction affects brain function outlines the latest research on brain chemistry. Includes commentary by Dr. David E. Smith, founder of the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic. The DVD version also includes a facilitator's guide. Produced by Hazelden. (22 minutes)

Item Number: 49325
Date Added: 10/15/2012
©  2003

Featured video 2 - Motivational Interviewing

Abstract / Description

Dr. Miller demonstrates how Motivational Interviewing helps people resolve their ambivalence about changing addictive behaviors. The therapist creates an atmosphere that is conducive to change by expressing empathy and encouragement, rolling with resistance, and helping the client explore the gaps between their current behaviors and the life they would like to lead. In this video, Dr. Miller works with a client who is considering changing his alcohol use and smoking habits. Jon Carlson and Judy Lewis introduce Dr. Miller, and facilitate an in-depth discussion of the further impact and uses of the model. From watching this video, you will: * Develop an understanding of the key concepts of Motivational Interviewing and its relevance in addictions counseling today. * Gain insight into William R. Miller's therapy style, and how he fosters change by utilizing empathy, exploration and encouragement. * Learn how to apply Motivational Interviewing to help your clients successfully tackle their addictions and other life challenges.

Featured video 3 - Relapse Prevention