11-17-2015 - Media & Newsletters -

Loving Someone Who Loves Alcohol and Drugs

Why did I turn my attention to friends and families of drug users after so many years of focusing just on the users—and on helping…

08-16-2015 - Harm Reduction Treatment -

5 Master Therapists Advise on a Dilemma

Debbie Rothschild, Carrie Wilkens, Barry Lessin, John Kelly and Jeannie Little answer a therapist’s question: Ask an Expert: As a Therapist, How Can I Challenge…

07-14-2015 - -

San Francisco Psychology Winner of the 2015 Patients’ Choice Awards

The Center for Harm Reduction Therapy has been awarded A San Francisco Psychology winner of the 2015 Patients’ Choice Awards.Verified by Opencare.com

06-17-2015 - Professional Articles -

Under the Harm Reduction Therapy Umbrella, Part 1

Check it out:  “I’m pleased to direct your attention to this week’s Professional Voices on The Fix: Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up, written by Harm Reduction…

03-24-2015 - -

Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back?

Please click here if you would like to read the article Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back? by Allison Aubrey.

03-20-2015 - Harm Reduction Treatment -

A Harm Reduction Treatment Model – Part 2

By Patt Denning, PhD Based on the principles outlined in Part 1 and on empirically validated approaches, harm reduction psychotherapy (HRP) uses multiple interventions, depending…

03-19-2015 - Harm Reduction Treatment -

Check out this article in April’s Atlantic magazine

Check out this article in April’s Atlantic magazine – it questions the wisdom of our culture’s reliance on Alcoholics Anonymous and proposes alternatives: The Irrationality…

02-10-2015 - The Debate – Harm Reduction vs. Traditional Treatment -

The Third Wave

It’s harm reduction – the third major model for understanding and treating substance misuse, following the Moral and the Disease models of addiction.  In short…

02-10-2015 - Harm Reduction Treatment -

The Real Cause of Addiction

  Addiction is not caused by drugs, nor by diseased people. The antecedents are far more complicated and the solution is human connection and fulfilling…

02-06-2015 - Harm Reduction Treatment -

Dying To Be Free: There’s A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works. Why Aren’t We Using It?

“It continues to amaze and anger me that the treatment (and the criminal justice-based treatment) systems operate outside of any oversight when it comes to…