Supporting Loved Ones Struggling With Addiction
Jeff talks to Dr. Julie McCarthy about how to best support those we care about who are struggling with addiction. Julie shares ways to remain compassionate in difficult times, explains the external factors that can help or hinder the recovery process, and provides advice on facing the ups-and-downs of addiction that all members of the family can benefit from.
Julie M. McCarthy, PhD, is a clinician-scientist in McLean’s Division of Psychotic Disorders. Her research aims to identify neurobiological and psychosocial treatment targets and develop/evaluate treatments. She is a clinical psychologist specializing in evidence-based treatments for a wide-range of populations.
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