In Parts 1 and 2 of this series I wrote about acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and how this evidence-based treatment for relapse prevention, anxiety, depression and pain is being integrated into Crossroads Centre treatment protocols. As a psychologist who has worked with thousands of people with substance use disorders, I have seen the power […]

Part of my work as Chief of Psychology for Crossroads Centre is to integrate traditional 12-Step work with evidence-based treatments.  I’m happy to report that mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) are now being utilized by our primary therapists with our clients to deepen and broaden the recovery experience. These therapies, […]

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