Monthly Archives: February 2018

Resistance & Substance Use – Headphones

Resistance & Substance Use – Headphones   Resistance – ‘The refusal to accept or comply with something’. (Oxford Living Dictionaries, 2018) At times, it can be quite confusing when an individual comes into treatment to address their substance use, and then resist entering into the necessary transition towards taking control of their life.   They state […]

Substance Use – Deception Versus Perception

Substance Use       Perception versus Deception Whilst talking about the use of substances, interventions seem to be based on the client’s perception. Let us explore perception and deception. The definition of perception is, “the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted.” (Oxford University Press, 2018) The definition of deception is, “the action of deceiving […]