February 2, 2016
Hello fellow members, I have written many of these articles over the past few years, and in each of them I add a call to participate in the process of politics in our state as it relates to status, abilities, and future of our profession. I don’t know if any of you have tuned in […]Read More
November 17, 2015
Saying Goodbye…for now?
I have been preparing for the MAMFT Fall Conference and ending my tenure as current President as many of my “assignments are coming due” all at once. Ahh…the joys. I am remembering graduate school with everything due in one week’s time. I miss graduate school and I do not miss graduate school. The both/and of […]Read More
Treatment for Problem Gambling and Gambling Addiction
Medical research has clearly shown compulsive gambling to be a brain disease. The newly released DSM-V (the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association) classifies problem gambling as an addiction disorder similar to alcohol and drug addiction. Treatment has evolved based on alcohol and drug addiction models. Cognitive behavioral therapy has proven helpful, […]Read More