This week you will reflect upon the role of an addictions professional addressing an addictions client overcome resistance to change. Answer the following questions:
- What are the mechanisms (biological, sociological, ecological, etc.) that explain the natural resistance to change?
- Explain one way to overcome resistance to change and provide a specific example that could be used in treating cliencts with substance use disorder.
- Discuss the value of overcoming resistance to change as it relates to human behavior and addictions treatment.