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Marsha Vannicelli, Ph.D.


On my  my website I have posted a number of ariticles that amplify my thinking about my clinical work.  Posted here are brief descriptions, the full texts of which are  available by clicking on the POSTS/ RESOURCES page of my website.

Choosing the Right Psychotherapist  Choosing the right psychotherapist or counselor can be quite difficult, especially if you are new  to therapy or have had disappointing past therapy experiences. This article suggests ways to find a good fit.

Negotiating the Couple’s Relationship: Separate versus Shared Time  Balancing the need for one’s own time and space versus the need for shared time and intimacy is a common challenge faced by many couples. Couples therapy is suggested as a helpful way to  help negotiate this important issue.

Getting Help for an Addicted Loved One  Options are discussed  for intervening with a loved one in need of treatment for alcohol or drug abuse, including selecting a therapist who approaches intervention by beginning with the most minimal steps likely to succeed.

Getting Help for Yourself  When an Addicted Loved One Needs Treatment  Treatment options are discribed  for family members who are struggling  with the strains of dealing with a loved one critically impaired by alcohol or drugs.

Dealing with the Challenges of Living with an Addicted Loved One  The challenges of living with a loved one who abuses alcohol or drugs are discussed, along with supports available to protect the family from some of the more painful consequences of the substance abuser’s behavior.

Failure to Launch: When an Adult Child Needs Help Growing Up A discussion is provided regarding  the positive impact of family therapy with parents of adult children who are having a hard time growing up, a failure to launch phenomena often complicated by alcohol or drug problems.

How Naltrexone Helps Curb Urges to Drink Information is detailed regarding the ways in which naltrexone helps curb urges to drink, and can be useful both for those wishing to abstain and those wishing to moderate.

Understanding the Impact of Growing up in an Alcoholic Family A discussion of the ways in which work with ACOAs is helpful in understanding the impact of growing up in an alcoholic family and the ways in which childhood family dysfunction can cause stress in adult life.

Guide to Group Therapy: What to Expect as a Group Member This Guide to Group Therapy helps clients understand more fully what to expect as a participant in a therapy group.

Moderation Training for Problem Drinkers  Moderation Training is discussed as a way to manage problematic drinking habits without totally removing alcohol from the life of the drinker.

Marsha Vannicelli, Ph.D., Cambridge

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