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Poll: The Interventionists

Who is your favorite interventionist?

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Which interventionist do you think is the best at dealing with families?

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Which interventionist do you think is the best at dealing with addicts?

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9 Responses to “Poll: The Interventionists”

  1. Candy is just the absolute best. My favorite was her intervention with Elena. Amazing. I am a recovering alcoholic and oxy addict; if my friends had ever done an intervention on me, she would be the most likely to convince me to get help.

    Posted by Sweet Melissa | April 7, 2016, 12:09 pm
  2. I was watching one of the Kristens today and suddenly struck by how AWESOME Jeff Van Vonderen would look as a Funko Pop figure. Really all of the interventionists need and deserve to be immortalized that way. I would pre-order the set (and probably talk to them occasionally, why lie?) They have Funko Pops for every other TV show!

    Posted by Elvee | August 16, 2016, 6:35 pm
  3. Jeff to me is not as sincere as Candy is….a lot of times, Candy feels for the family and cries with them…I love her! Jeff on the other hand has the same robotic line he repeats and its not very genuine….plus didn’t he relapse once? not that it matters because he got himself well again but I think he is not as sincere and caring as he should be

    Posted by Chicky | November 15, 2016, 8:20 am
    • I think Jeff uses some lines over, because they work. I love when he tells families, “as a treatment centre, you guys SUCK! Time to turn it over to people who know what they’re doing”.

      Also like how he tells families, the addict may not choose to get well, but you have to. I’m not an addict nor do I have one in my family, but Jeff’s words have given me insight for severing relationships with an abusive, narcissistic sibling. I can’t fix her, but by walking away I know enjoy a peaceful happy life.

      Posted by Nefertiri | January 17, 2017, 10:07 pm
  4. I think Seth is the best interventionist. He seems to be the guy they send in to handle the hardest cases where the addict is expected to be the most hostile and resistant to treatment. He doesn’t let the addict or anyone else in the room get away with any crap and he’s not afraid to call out other people who are adding to the problem, but he can be compassionate when necessary. The accent is also an added bonus 🙂

    Posted by Janelle | November 16, 2016, 3:42 pm
  5. I feel the interventionis dont receive enough positive recognition

    Posted by Jaime | December 19, 2016, 11:00 pm
  6. You forgot about old John Southworth, “you feel like you’ve been hijacked and you can blame me” geeze was a character

    Posted by Nicky | May 26, 2017, 1:20 am
  7. Sylvia is on board now too! And what’s so cool about this, is the fact that SHE HERSELF was featured as an addict in an early episode (#32) of this series. And she was in very deep. Now when I see her AS the interventionist (I believe ep. #201 was her first), I couldn’t have been more impressed with not only Sylvia’s commitment to stay sober, but the fact that she has made helping other addicts her prime focus and career. Warm, caring, knowledgeable (!) and friendly, her empathy for the addict and those who love them made her a perfect fit as the new interventionist.

    Posted by Jeff | July 6, 2017, 7:19 am

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