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Posts by Cynthia Hoffman

Harm Reduction in Couples Therapy

“Substances serve a function for couples and in therapy it is important to find out what job the substances provide and see if there are other ways to achieve the same job.   Treatment can’t be a cookie cutter design and therapists now know that substance use and relationship discord can be inextricably linked and in…

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Drinking and Harm Reduction

I decided my first entry to psyched in SF would be talking about how people make changes in drinking patterns from a harm reduction perspective.  I was speaking to some colleagues recently about this article and the word ‘addiction’ came up in conversations. I was described as an ‘addiction specialist’.  It’s true, I have been…

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