Announcing CMC:DC!

We are delighted to announce that we are opening a Center for Motivation and Change (CMC:DC) in Washington, D.C. on April 15, 2019. Dr. Siobhan Donnelly came to us a year ago saying she had plans to move to DC. Since she is one of our favorite people and an awesome psychologist, we decided to […]

FREE Video Series

Several years ago, CMC spent some time making videos explaining concepts about treatment and behavior change that we felt would be helpful and beneficial for family members to have. We began this as an online CRAFT class, going over specific CRAFT concepts and referring back to the 20 Minute Guide, a guide for families about […]

Brad Pitt and the New Alcoholism

Dr. Carrie Wilkens is interviewed in the NY Post’s article on Celebrities discussing their issues with substance use/abuse and the impact that can have on others struggling to discuss their own issues.

Ready to get off opioids? How to make recovery stick

Dr. Jeff Foote is interviewed for’s article on treatment for opiates.

Can You Notice 3 Moments?

It’s Spring! and the perfect time to start noticing and enjoying the more pleasant events in your day to day life. You may however be struggling with depression or anxiety and can’t quite find it in you to feel hopeful about anything right now. Maybe you are trying really hard to change a habit, like […]

CMC Announcements

CMC is delighted to have partnered with Bountiful Films and Magnify Digital on a first-of-its-kind online resource based on the 20 Minute Guide, CRAFT and motivational strategies. Addiction. The Next Step is a website and an Interactive Guide built with financial support from the Telus Fund. The Interactive Guide enables visitors to define their own […]

Inspirational Quote: Alice Walker

Some periods of our growth are so confusing that we don’t even recognize that growth is happening. We may feel hostile or angry or weepy and hysterical, or we may feel depressed. It would never occur to us, unless we stumbled on a book or a person who explained to us, that we were in […]

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