When a family member or significant other needs help for substance abuse issues that are affecting others, but refuses to seek professional help, an intervention may be appropriate. An intervention can be helpful in encouraging people engaged in the any self-destructive behavior, such as:
- Abuse of alcohol or drugs
- Eating Disorders
- Compulsive gambling
- Excessive Internet or computer use
All intervention processes are conducted with in a non-confrontational, non-judgmental manner, with respect and dignity for all intervention participants.
We provide caring and professional intervention services to families, significant others and employers deal with dysfunctional behaviors in the home and workplace. For more information and a free consultation, call for our office for an appointment.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an Intervention?
An intervention is an organized effort by significant others to break through the denial, rationalization, and projection of the person with the behavior issues. The intervention process is collective effort usually guided by a professional counselor.
What is the goal of an Intervention?
The immediate goal is to get the person to agree to seek professional help. The long-term goal is to relieve the discomfort of the person and significant others resulting from their self-destructive behaviors.
How long does an Intervention take?
Depending on the circumstances, the intervention process can vary. At times, a single session with the affected person and concerned individuals is sufficient. Other situations may require some preliminary education and preparation by the counselor with the family and significant others to prepare for the intervention. In such cases, the process may take require multiple sessions.
Where are Interventions conducted?
Generally, the Intervention process is conducted in a neutral, professional setting. Occasionally, circumstances may require the intervention to be held at home or workplace.
When are Interventions conducted?
Interventions are scheduled to meet the needs of our clients. Date and time are arranged on an individual basis.