It is incredibly painful to watch a loved one struggling with alcoholism, drug problems, an eating disorder or other destructive behavior. Figuring out how to confront the issue can be tough and addicts are often in denial and resistive to conversations about their problem. Increasingly, families are opting for an intervention approach. An intervention is a professionally directed face-to-face meeting of family members, friends and/or colleagues with the person suffering from addiction. During the intervention, the addict’s loved ones present the consequences of addiction and ask him or her to accept treatment. An intervention can be conducted without an intervention professional, but consulting an addiction specialist, such as a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, a social worker, a psychologist, a psychiatrist, or an interventionist, can help you organize a more effective intervention. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s intervention experts today.

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Interventions are skills and techniques used to help you achieve your goals. I enjoy using many interventions including but not limited to art interventions, bibliotherapy interventions, solution focused intervention, narrative therapy interventions and positive psychology interventions.

— Tiffany Azzinaro, Clinical Social Worker in Amherst, NY

As a licensed educational psychologist I provide intervention for a variety of different behavioral and social challenges. For example, I support children with Autism in being able to communicate their wants and needs in a functional way. I also support children with anxiety and depression in building a good emotional vocabulary and finding appropriate coping skills to best support them in times of distress. I also work with students with ADHD on organization and executive functioning skills.

— Jennifer Russo, Educational Psychologist in Pleasant Hill, CA

In many addiction cases, family and friends of the suffering addict find themselves helpless and at a loss when faced with the terrible dilemma that is destroying lives. One service I offer is a single session evaluation designed to help the ill person recognize that he or she has choices and that real and effective assistance with one-on-one private sessions are available. My work is to offer hope, help create courage, and instill the lost faith that life can change!

— James Shiver, Addictions Counselor in Brentwood, TN

As a Nationally Certified Advanced Clinical Intervention Professional, I am skilled in Family Intervention and Individual Interventions and understand how they are used differently. I utilize the RAAD Model which focuses on positive psychology and has been proven to be successful at getting clients at a higher success rate for placing people into treatment. I also utilize the more direct Johnson Model of Intervention when appropriate. Reach out today. I would love to help!

— Vernay Justice-Royster, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in San Diego, CA

Executive functioning coaching such as enhancing time management, organization, and planning.

— Molly Coppel, Educational Psychologist in La Palma, CA

I am a very eclectic therapist, in that i will pull from many different theories to best meet you where you are. I am eager to lean YOU and see what a good fit will be. Together we will develop a treatment plan.

— Malinda Hadley, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor