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Carolyn Posey, LMFT

Addictions in Relationships


Topic : Addictions in Relationships

Carolyn’s workshop will cover:

  • What are the joys and challenges in dealing with couples dealing with addictions?
  • How does addiction change the relationship of the couple?
  • What are key things you hear from a spouse to indicate one of them may be addicted to identify there is a problem?
  • How do you explain to the spouse of an addict it’s not as easy as saying “just stop?”.
  • How does it affect your approach as a therapist?
  • What makes addiction difficult to treat in couples work?
  • In addicted relationships how does codependency affect couples and in what ways does it show up the most?
  • What does recovery look like for this couple?