Every week on the Addicted Mind Podcast, we seek to share methods and insights from mental health professionals that are paving the way to success and recovery. This week, Dr. Nazanin Moali is bringing her insights to the podcast on Moderation Management models as opposed to Abstinence Models. Are you ready to challenge what you know about recovery models? Is there more out there than a 12 Step Program?Dr. Moali is a Sex Therapist and Addiction Specialist. Through her work with her practice, Oasis 2 Care Center, Dr. Moali has learned that the Abstinence Model for overcoming addiction is just one of the many modes professionals can use during treatment. By keeping the client’s needs and goals at the center of her practice, Dr. Moali has seen success in Harm Reduction as well as Moderation Management. Now, she is taking her knowledge to the next step as she releases episodes of her own podcast, Sexology. Dr. Moali’s knowledge is vast, and we are excited to share her perspective and expertise with you this week.

Dr. Moali is a Sex Therapist and Addiction Specialist. Through her work with her practice, Oasis 2 Care Center, Dr. Moali has learned that the Abstinence Model for overcoming addiction is just one of the many modes professionals can use during treatment. By keeping the client’s needs and goals at the center of her practice, Dr. Moali has seen success in Harm Reduction as well as Moderation Management. Now, she is taking her knowledge to the next step as she releases episodes of her own podcast, Sexology. Dr. Moali’s knowledge is vast, and we are excited to share her perspective and expertise with you this week.Also in this episode:

Also in this episode:

  • Defining the difference between Harm Reduction Model and Abstinence Model treatment.
  • Diving into an example of how Moderation Management can be used to battle addiction.
  • The distinct cultural differences between how treatment models are used in the US and Europe.
  • There are advantages to seeking out a private practice for treatment.
  • Dr. Moali shares her assessment methods for deciding if moderation model is right for her patient.
  • Places clients can go for Moderation Management rather than Abstinence.
  • Examples of Harm Reduction models.

Resources

Here is Dr. Moali’s Blog Post mentioned in the episode.

4 Tips for Cutting Down on Your Drinking

Dr. Moali’s website – Oasis 2 Care Website

http://oasis2care.com/

Listen to Dr. Moali’s awesome Sexology Podcast!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sexology/id1193611459