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CRAFT: An Alternative to Intervention with Dr. Nicole Kosanke

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In today's episode of GUC we welcome back to the show, Dr. Nicole Kosanke the director of family services at the Center for Motivation and Change.

Previously, Dr. Kosanke was on the show to talk about the book she co-authored titled, Beyond Addiction: How Science And Kindness Help People Change. You can listen to that episode by clicking here.

Today Dr. Kosanke is back with us to discuss CRAFT, an alternative intervention method which teaches families how to encourage the substance user, in their life, to reduce use and enter treatment. 

Dr. Nicole Kosanke is director of family services at CMC where she specializes in working with family members of people abusing substances. In 2008 Dr. Kosanke was featured in an O, The Oprah Magazine article about her client's experience in treatment at CMC, which was later published in O's Big Book of Happiness: The Best of O.

Connect with Dr. Kosanke on Twitter.


The Center For Motivation and Change
Dr. Nicole Kosanke
Beyond Addiction
Family Members of Addicts
Substance Abuse
The Oprah Magazine
CRAFT method
Robert J. Myers