Jason, Author at Rehab Guide

Author: Jason

Author 'Jason
Jason has been writing expert articles and blog posts on issues related to addiction and mental health for Rehab Guide. Jason has a BA in Psychology, a Masters of Social Work and is currently working on his doctorate in social work.

Articles from Jason

Helping A Family Member

If you are concerned that a member of your family may be suffering from addiction, it can feel like a very lonely place. As you take their worries on your shoulders time and time again in a bid to help,...

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An Addicts Excuses

What’s Your Excuse? Possibly the most critical issue in dealing with addiction is getting the addicted person to go to treatment. This is the most insidious disease imaginable. No other illness makes the victim think he, or she, doesn’t need...

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Alcoholism and Short-Term Memory Loss

Below, we explain the short and long-term effects of alcohol on memory. As you may already know, alcohol can have some detrimental effects on your health, especially your brain.  Not only can it be scary to have missing pieces of...

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Alcohol Counselling Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is a style of patient-centred counselling developed to facilitate change in various health-related behaviours and is a technique used in treating alcohol addiction.  The core principle of the approach is a negotiation rather than conflict. Motivational interviewing was...

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Alcohol Counselling Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Your alcohol counselling will probably include writing a history of your drinking experiences, describing what you consider to be risky situations. You may then be assigned activities to help you cope when exposed to “cues” (places or circumstances that trigger...

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Dealing with an Alcoholic Parent

Children of alcoholic parents will know exactly how heartbreaking it is to have a loved one who’s a dependent drinker. You want to help them, but you don’t want to overstep your boundaries either. Some adult children of alcoholics suffer...

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