Matt Frank has been a SMART facilitator for over seven years. He uses his experience and LGBTQ+ perspective to shape the tools and conversations to be most effective for his meeting participants.
In this podcast, Matt talks about:
- How pride can be a problem emotion
- SMART discourages using labels
- Practicing recovery actively
- Focusing on behavior versus identity
- The difference between self-esteem and self-acceptance
- Using Motivational Interviewing in his Sexual Maladaptive Behavior meeting
- What people need is a good listening to
- The pros and cons of online versus in-person meetings
- Not letting pride lead you astray
- Appreciating the small things in life
- Cost Benefit Analysis tool
- ABC tool
- Hierarchy of Values tool
- The Japanese concept of Shinrin-Yoku – translated as Forest bathing
- 54321 Grounding Technique
- Queens Pride
- Being a SMART facilitator
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