Archive | Dan ONeil

Need to Know: Trauma and PTSD

The word trauma is derived from the Greek word meaning “wound” or “damage”.  It generally refers to an injury to the body, an emotional or psychological injury or to an event that causes great distress. A person can be the direct/primary victim of a trauma (being assaulted, being in a disaster) or the indirect/secondary victim […]

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Sexual Behaviors of Youth Victims of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Behaviors of Juvenile Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse

Birmingham Maple Clinic Therapist, Dan O’Neil, MA, LLP, Offers Training About “Sexual Behaviors of Youth Victims of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Behaviors of Juvenile Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse” Dan O’Neil, MALLP, provided training for approximately 85 mental health clinicians at the Easter Seals of Michigan Organization on June 22 and June 29, 2012.  The clinicians […]

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Motivational Interviewing Presented by Dan O’Neil

Birmingham Maple Clinic therapist, Dan O’Neil, MA, LLP, presented to clinic staff on the topic of Motivational Interviewing. MI is a collaborative, client-centered counseling style used to help clients change problematic behavior by resolving ambivalence and strengthening motivation for change. Dan introduced therapists to the theoretical foundation of the MI model as well as techniques […]

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Sex Addiction Couples Group at Birmingham Maple Clinic

Dan O’Neil, MA, LLP,  Facilitator Couples group has been meeting weekly for the past few months. We combine addiction- education, 12 step (RCA) and cognitive-behavioral principles to keep the format interesting and productive. Couples are learning that the interaction between addict and co-addict is unhealthy in addiction and can become fulfilling in recovery.  The couples […]

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