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Video: Step By Step Progress to Recovery


Friday, December 3rd, 2010

In Review Show six, George Williams talks to Amanda Thomas from Western Counselling about their version of the twelve steps and the benefits of long term after-care, and is joined by graduate Clare Gee who shares her experience of the programme.

The Western Counselling model emphasises ‘structure and integrity’ in overcoming addiction, advocating a more rigorous adherence to the steps as a process, and a non judgemental attitude that considers the whole person and their circumstances in plotting their pathway through the programme.

For many Western graduates the disciplined approach and the ability to see progress step by step helped to tackle two fundamental problems, creating order out of chaos, and finding the motivation to keep going.

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Category: Industry Duration: 33:38


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