Substance Abuse and Other Addictions
Change Is a Journey, Having a Destination Is the First Step
When you think of changing behavior, consider the SEMI truck. It is on a journey cross-country, traveling slow and steady with a heavy load. In the same way, change is a journey. The environment is always changing. It isn't just one thing being hauled, but a whole lot of things. You aren't changing just one thing, but a whole lot. It takes time, commitment and steadfastness. You have a destination, with bumps in the road and detours, but you are committed to the destination.
DeVine, LPC uses Spirituality, Environment and Motivational Interviewing (SEMI) as its model of behavior change. The science of behavior change has made great strides in the past 10 years. Through decades of research, we have gained a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which people make positive change. The key to that understanding has been the discovery of inhibitors to the change process and methods of overcoming them. DeVine, LPC as a Christ-centered practice seeks to support disciples of Christ on their individual journeys of growth and transformation.
Gary J DeVine provides behavioral health treatment to alleviate or eliminate symptoms of mental disorders according to standard clinical practice from a distinctively Christian orientation. He is trained in psychotherapy and continues to educate himself about best practices and utilizes those treatments that are considered best practice by the mental health community. He is committed to obeying all federal and state statutes and the Code of Ethics of the American Association of Christian Counselors. He will respect and protect your confidentiality and privacy according to federal HIPPA laws and Law Code 49.72 of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is competent to deliver mental health services to consumers, and when he encounters a client with a disorder for which he is not trained or otherwise qualified to treat, he will refer that consumer to a qualified specialist. Gary is committed to the Hippocratic Oath: "Practice two things in my dealings with disorders: either help or do no harm to the client".
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