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Providing Family-Centered Addiction Recovery Services

Dr. Terhaar is a nationally recognized expert in family intervention

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Philosophy of Helping A Loved-One Into Treatment

In Most Cases, An Ambush Intervention is not necessary and counterproductive!

While always respectful and caring, there are eight strategies of intervention. Do not risk an ambush intervention when one is not needed. We tailor the strategy to the needs of the family and the loved-one with the guidance of nationally recognized professional standards of care and research. Check Dr. Terhaar’s qualifications and see that he is the regional (nationally recognized) expert in family intervention.

Family Recovery Program

There are three components of the family addiction recovery program:  1. Family Therapy Sessions Each person in the family, and the family as a whole, receives the support to develop new and healthier ways of living and growing together. This is not family education, it is family therapy that is affirming and positive for each …

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Treatment Philosophy

Philosophy of Helping A Loved-One Into Treatment Early: The idea of the family taking the initiative to intervene in a loved-one’s alcohol/drug use (or other compulsive and self-destructive behavior) was first developed in the 1970s by Dr. Vernon Johnson. Similar to techniques used by large companies helping employees get into treatment, he framed his strategy …

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