The important role of a drug
and alcohol interventionist.
and alcohol interventionist.
A drug and alcohol interventionist is a trained professional that has years of experience in helping families and their addicted loved ones find solutions to addiction.
Getting your loved one to say, “yes” to treatment is always their goal as well as helping families create important boundaries that will help everyone involved start on the road to healing.
An interventionist’s role is to help stage an intervention that breaks down the walls of denial to convince your loved one that she or he is in desperate need of help and that now is the time to accept the help that is being offered.
How does an interventionist do their job?
If you are committed, an interventionist will get the ball rolling immediately and begin working with you to plan an intervention to save your loved one’s life. The interventionist will do all the heavy lifting in the process of staging the intervention and finding an effective treatment center to match the needs of your loved one.
The role of the interventionist is to help facilitate the intervention, ensuring that communication is controlled in a healthy manner and that no one is distracted from the end goal. The message that an interventionist must ensure is conveyed is the love that your family has for the addicted individual and the concern of how urgent the need is for him or her to go to treatment.
Is the Intervention Really Going to Be Effective?
Our Interventionists will do their best to communicate in a way where your loved one will understand the reality that their life is in serious danger. Our interventionist will also make sure that your loved one knows just how much he or she is loved by family and friends – and the support they will receive from everyone involved if they make the choice to go to treatment.
There are methods and tactics that help our interventionists stage an intervention that is effective. Our interventionists take the role and responsibility of preparing you and your family seriously.
Fortunately, and unfortunately, intervention specialists have seen it all and know how to deal with those who put up a fight or try to manipulate the situation.
In fact, an interventionist knows how to identify specific manipulative behaviors and how to respond to them. It is the role of the interventionist to teach the family how to identify and respond to these manipulative behaviors as well beforehand.
Here for you when it matters the most
The role of the interventionist to take the blame and shame out of the equation. We will help your family understand that you are in no way to blame for your loved one’s addiction. Trust us to be there for you and your family when it matters most. Let our interventionist strategize with you and your family on the best way to get your loved one into treatment. Let’s work together to make an intervention plan that is sure to work. Call us today!