Wendy Koebel, LMSW, ACSW
Wendy Koebel, LMSW, ACSW

The Sinclair Method 

The Sinclair Method (TSM) is a treatment for alcohol addiction that uses a technique called pharmacological extinction.  Pharmological extinction uses a medication that acts as an opiate blocker to change the way a person responds to alcohol by disrupting the reward/behavior cycle. The repeated use of the medication naltrexone, before drinking, allows a person to take control of their drinking and possibly even reverse the addiction process.  The Sinclair Method has been proven effective for those who suffer from a diagnosis of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and those people who drink socially but would like to cut back on their drinking.  


The Sinclair Method has a 78% long-term success rate.*


About one quarter of those on TSM become 100% abstinent. Those who continue to drink usually report that their drinking substantially decreases.


For more information regarding TMS please call Wendy at 248.321.1953


 Eskapa, R. The Cure for Alcoholism, Dallas, TX: BenBella Books, 2008, 2012.



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