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June 2012

Self Revelation In Addiction Counseling

How much of my own personal struggles should I share with counselees?  I’ve been asked how the concept of “professional distance” relates to sharing with clients how God has worked in our own lives.   Some therapists are trained to avoid “inserting their own personalities” into the counseling process by not sharing anything about themselves with […]

Recovery Programs for Smaller Rescue Missions

When homeless addicts are unable to find lasting sobriety, they are doomed to a life on the streets. Thankfully, AGRM’s member rescue missions have responded by developing long-term recovery programs for indigent men and women with drug and alcohol problems. Sophisticated programs can be found at some larger rescue missions. Many have professional staff members […]