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Dwi Counseling Services (Overview)

DWI (driving while intoxicated) Counseling Services help patients and their families learn to overcome their drug addiction and abuse problems through medical, emotional, and social interventions


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I'm on felony dwi probation.Took drug and alcohol urine test last month, they said i failed for alcohol.I 100% didn't drink!now i'm probably going to be revoked and go to jail.What can I do about this?There is no way I should have failed it.How accurate a

I'm on felony dwi probation.Took drug and alcohol urine test last month, they said i failed for alcohol.I 100% didn't drink!now i'm probably going to be revoked and go to jail.What can I do about this?There is no way I should have failed it.How accurate a

Depends on test: If the test they did was a urine ethyl glucuronide (etg) or ethyl sulfide (es), the federal government (samhsa) has said this particular test is too sensitive to things like breathing in the fumes of skin sanitizers like purell or alcohol in mouthwashes. They state that it should not be used for forensic (legal) purposes. If you don't have a lawyer, get one. ...Read more

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Dwi Counseling Services (Overview)

DWI (driving while intoxicated) Counseling Services help patients and their families learn to overcome their drug addiction and abuse problems through medical, emotional, and social interventions


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If you have drugs metobolizing in your system would it be in the blood or urine last i had a zanax in my system got charged with dwi my blood came back neg so could my urine still be dirty?

If you have drugs metobolizing in your system would it be in the blood or urine last i had a zanax in my system got charged with dwi my blood came back neg so could my urine still be dirty?

Xanax (alprazolam) : Xanax (alprazolam) will be detectable in a urinalysis test for up to 3 days. A urinalysis test result can be extremely variable based on a persons weight, body mass index, fluid intake and amount of exercise one does. Also, if you have a prescription for xanax (alprazolam) is will be important to bring this information forward during your case. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is there a helpful online counseling service in the u.S.?

Is there a helpful online counseling service in the u.S.?

BetterHelp: If you are absolutely set on trying an online counseling service, I recommend BetterHelp.com. I am available at: https://www.betterhelp.com/jerry-smith. Click on the "Work with me!" button. ...Read more

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What kinds of counseling services can your doctor offer you if you have been assaulted or raped?

What kinds of counseling services can your doctor offer you if you have been assaulted or raped?

Victim's Advocate: Programs may be available for free in the city/county where this happened, also many community run services such as Battered Women's Shelters offer counseling. Otherwise you may seek counseling from a Psychologist or sex therapist who treats rape, trauma or PTSD. Some medications may be available to help stop flashbacks; consult with your MD. ...Read more

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How does the assessment work to determine if a client is appropriate for counseling services?

How does the assessment work to determine if a client is appropriate for counseling services?

Clinical interview: Meeting with a psychologist/psychiatrist can help determine if you would be appropriate for counseling. Have a goal in mind, and talk with the doctor to determine if you could be helped by counseling. Symptoms of anxiety, depression, indecision, anger, and many other symptoms are greatly helped when you work through them with a good doctor. ...Read more

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Is 1 family counseling session and 1 month long enough to reconcile 32 years of family issues? My mom and dad and i were recommended to go to family counseling. We went to 1 seession and 1 month has gone by. Social services is involved and after the 1 ses

Is 1 family counseling session and 1 month long enough to reconcile 32 years of family issues? My mom and dad and i were recommended to go to family counseling. We went to 1 seession and 1 month has gone by. Social services is involved and after the 1 ses

At least 6-8: Try at least 6 to 8 therapy sessions to make changes. Of course 32 years cannot be fixed in one session! the family system is known to resist change, so many follow up sessions are needed to reinforce positive changes. ...Read more

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Is online counseling effective?

Challenges abound...: E-therapy can be effective if the patient can adjust his/her expectations. I have a good e-therapy practice and I find the biggest struggle for clients is being committed to homework assignments and expecting immediate results with minimal effort. ...Read more

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How effective is online counseling?

How effective is online counseling?

It can be: For some, online counseing can be effective, Check you state laws to see if it is legal in the state you happen to live in. Generally speaking, counseling in person is best. One cannot substitute in-person body language and facial expressions with online interaction. Think of it this way: if you happen to be a movie person which would be better, having someone describe a movie to you, or seeing it ...Read more

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What can you expect at a counseling session?

What can you expect at a counseling session?

45-50 minutes : A typical psychology intake lasts an hour and a half. Basic identifying information is gathered, such as current emotional issues, a basic history, any physical ailments it may be impeding on psychological functioning and medications that are currently being taken. Follow-up sessions after the intake typically run 45 to 50 minutes. ...Read more

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How important are shared values in counseling?

How important are shared values in counseling?

Comfort vs shared: I would say shared values are comparatively unimportant in counseling, whereas feeling comfortable with your counselor is far more important. The values of your counselor are not why you're there. It's your values and emotions that should be of primary clinical focus. ...Read more

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