You're an Addict, Too

Picture this: someone walks up to you today and, quite matter-of-factly, informs you, “You’re an addict.”How would you react? You might recoil and bristle in indignation. You might wonder at the sanity of this person, and not without reason either. Why, you hardly drink at all ...

Jan 20

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction, Gambling Addiction, Love addiction

Written By:
Maryann Wei

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Family Therapy in Addictions Work

I would like to offer my observations and recommendations based on my work in Singapore between 2005 and 2011 in the field of addictions. To summarize:   I just finished reading a superb article by Timothy Sim on family therapy in Singapore1. He captures it all. It brought me back to many ...

Jan 10

Categories: Addictions, Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Drug Addiction, Eating ...

Written By:
Marjorie Nixon LCSW

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Thoughts on Addiction Treatment in Singapore

This brief article is meant for counselors, family members, and those suffering from addictions. By addictions, I mean both behavioral, such as gambling, and substance abuse, such as alcohol and drugs. I will only consider three areas of addiction treatment, as I consider these three crucial to ...

Jan 13

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction, Gambling Addiction

Written By:
Marjorie Nixon LCSW

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