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Integrating 12 Steps And Psychotherapy

Author : Kevin A. Osten
ISBN : 9781483320618
Genre : Education
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Integrating 12 Steps and Psychotherapy: Helping Clients Find Sobriety and Recovery presents a practical and applied approach to working with substance dependent clients. Designed to be accessible to a wide and multidisciplinary audience of helpers at all skill levels, this text helps future practitioners fully understand the clinical challenges with substance dependence, adjust their thinking and technique in order to match their client's phase of recovery, and optimize client retention and treatment outcomes. Utilizing educator, training, and practice perspectives, authors Kevin A. Osten and Robert Switzer explore relevant theory and techniques in integrating 12-Steps across a broad range of clinical issues including: the assessment and treatment of resistant and ambivalent pre-recovery clients; boundary setting, undoing antisocial adaption; processing counter transference reactions; and the intersection between biological functioning and ability in early recovery.

A Clinician S Guide To 12 Step Recovery

Author : Mark Schenker
ISBN : 0393705463
Genre : Medical
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The worlds of psychotherapy and addiction recovery have long been uneasy bedfellows.

Group Psychotherapy With Addicted Populations

Author : Phillip J Flores
ISBN : 9781136782114
Genre : Psychology
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Be more effective in group therapy with addicted clients Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations: An Integration of Twelve-Step and Psychodynamic Theory, Third Edition is the newly revised edition of the classic text, that provides you with proven strategies for defeating alcohol and drug addiction through group psychotherapy. Philip J. Flores, a highly regarded expert in the treatment of alcoholism and in group psychotherapy brings together practical applications of 12-step programs and psychodynamic groups. This updated book explores the latest in constructive benefits of group therapy to chemically dependent individuals, providing opportunities to share and identify with others who are going through similar problems, to understand their own attitudes about addiction by confronting similar attitudes in others, and to learn to communicate their needs and feelings more directly. Topics in Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations: An Integration of Twelve-Step and Psychodynamic Theory, Third Edition include: alcoholism, addiction, and psychodynamic theories of addiction alcoholics anonymous and group psychotherapy use of confrontational techniques in the group inpatient group psychotherapy characteristics of the leader transference in the group resistance in groups preparing the chemically dependent person for group the curative process in group therapy integrating a modern analytic approach a discussion of object relations theory group psychotherapy, AA, and twelve-step programs diagnosis and addiction treatment treatment issues at early, middle, and late stages of treatment a discussion of guidelines and priorities for group leaders countertransference special considerations of resistance to addiction termination of treatment Professionals working in group therapy and addictions will find Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations: An Integration of Twelve-Step and Psychodynamic Theory, Third Edition an invaluable resource emphasizing the positive and constructive opportunities group psychotherapy brings to the chemically dependent individual.

Sober University

Author : Cheryl Adler
ISBN : 9780595430512
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 62. 57 MB
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Are you struggling with addiction, whether to alcohol, prescription or illicit drugs, overeating, anorexia, bulimia or gambling, overspending and debt? Or are you in a relationship that is sex-addicted, codependent or self-destructive in another way? Cheryl Adler, MS, LCSW, DAPA, FAPA, speaks with compassion and insight. A psychotherapist, addictions counselor and educator, she is unafraid to delve into the harsh realities of addiction. Cheryl shares her 25+ years of experience and success stories to empower you to take the next steps to strengthen your sobriety and move toward your ultimate recovery. She shares her stories and insights to guide you in areas that addicts struggle with, including: Changing recovery from a clinical experience to one of adventure and self-discovery Designing a sobriety plan unique to you that focuses on your strengths and personal successes Creating healthy and loving relationships Choosing a rehab Finding a supportive therapist What you can learn from a 12-step program Transforming your environment Making healthy choices about nutrition and exercise so you'll start feeling better right away Integrating medication, prayer and spiritual practice into your recovery Becoming a good role model to your children Learn at your own pace and let a course at Sober University open doors to a healthier, more joyful life. Sober University is an invitation to successful recovery for any addiction. Integrating various modalities, Sober University offers cutting edge information. This book is essential! It nourishes the soul, it offers support, effective strategies, is realistic and filled with hope. Frederick Drobin, Ph.D.

Understanding And Treating Adolescent Substance Abuse

Author : Philip P. Muisener
ISBN : 0803942761
Genre : Medical
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"Treating substance abuse in adolescents requires a creative integration of individual, group, and family therapy, along with an understanding of addiction and recovery, family dynamics, and adolescent development. This book incorporates all of these elements into its discussion. Its thoroughness makes it a valuable addition to the literature in this relatively new clinical specialty." --Joseph K. Nowinski, Private Practice "This is a hopeful book that promotes a comprehensive view of a complicated difficulty." --Virginia Child Protection Newsletter

Integral Recovery

Author : John Dupuy
ISBN : 9781438446158
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 55. 85 MB
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Brings Integral Theory to addiction treatment, offering a more holistic vision of recovery & powerful practices for achieving it. Integral Recovery brings alcohol & drug treatment into the 21st century by combining the best of the treatment modalities of the past with the latest knowledge, techniques & neurotechnologies in order to ensure a more holistic & lasting recovery.

Psychotherapy In Chemical Dependence Treatment

Author : George Buelow
ISBN : 0534261183
Genre : Psychology
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Based on more than 20 years of counseling experience, this book provides information on the problems, techniques, and practicalities of chemical dependence treatment while integrating case conceptualization throughout. Using an integrative model of change, this practical, "nuts and bolts" guide assists helping professionals in working on treatment and relapse issues with individual or groups of chemically dependent clients.

Recovering Spirituality

Author : Ingrid Mathieu
ISBN : 9781616492007
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 76. 24 MB
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Guides those in recovery in developing the awareness and skills to deal with life's issues by practicing authentic spirituality and emotional sobriety. Spirituality is a critical aspect of the Twelve Steps and other recovery programs. Yet, for those of us disposed to addiction, it can be easy to get so caught up in the idea of our Higher Power and the abundant joys of a spiritual life that we experience "spiritual bypass"--the use of spirituality to avoid dealing with ourselves, our emotions, and our unfinished business.In Recovering Spirituality, researcher and clinical psychologist Ingrid Mathieu uses personal stories and practical advice to teach us how to grow up emotionally and take responsibility for ourselves. Without turning away from the true benefits of an active spiritual program, she shows us how to work through life's challenges and periods of pain while evolving and maintaining an authentic relationship with our Higher Power.

Incorporating Spirituality In Counseling And Psychotherapy

Author : Geri Miller
ISBN : 0471415456
Genre : Psychology
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"This book, through its well-referenced and critically thoughtful approach, has made an invaluable contribution to the counseling literature. The extensive use of case studies and other applied materials makes it a valuable . . . reference." –Dr. Thomas J. Russo, Department of Counseling and School Psychology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls Incorporating Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy presents an applied, insightful, and well-researched overview of the theory, practice, and ethics of integrating spiritual and religious themes and rituals into traditional therapy models. This well-conceived and immensely readable text examines common barriers and bridges between spirituality and mental health and documents the effectiveness of using spiritual practices and concepts in treatment. Most important, it encourages readers, through group activities and individual reflection, to consider their own spiritual belief systems and biases before engaging clients in therapy with a spiritual base. Key features of this book include: A synopsis of the major Eastern and Western religions and spiritual movements Theoretical, cultural, and ethical implications of incorporating spirituality in counseling Practical methods for helping clients develop a spiritual identity Proven techniques for incorporating spiritual practices in treatment Case studies providing complex, real-life scenarios, as well as questions and activities for individual and group discussion A practical book for students and a valuable resource for counselors, psychologists, social workers, addiction specialists, and other mental health professionals, Incorporating Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy offers expert guidance on how to handle issues of spirituality in furthering the therapeutic process.

Substance Abuse On Campus

Author : P. Clayton Rivers
ISBN : 0313293104
Genre : Education
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Substance abuse is one of higher education's worst problems not only in terms of financial but also human cost. This handbook will help college and university personnel deal effectively with the problem.

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