Relationship Detox: Helping Chemically Dependent Clients Develop Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

Relationships are the leading cause of relapse among chemically dependent clients.

In this skill-building presentation, participants will receive tools that will enable them to help their clients develop healthy relationships in recovery. A partial list of topics includes: characteristics of healthy relationships;characteristics of addictive relationships; the impact of abandonment on the development of emotional intelligence; relationships and relapse prevention; strategies for helping clients leave toxic relationships; relationship detoxhelping clients develop healthy relationships in recovery; and helping clients develop healthy relationships through the engagement and termination phases of counseling.