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See below for a selection of the latest books from Addiction & therapy category. Presented with a red border are the Addiction & therapy books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Addiction & therapy books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Treating Individuals with Addictive Disorders A Strengths-Based Workbook for Patients and Clinicians

Treating Individuals with Addictive Disorders A Strengths-Based Workbook for Patients and Clinicians

Author: Donald Meichenbaum Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2020

Integrating client stories, research, and evidence-based strategies, this workbook offers educational information, clinical tools, and coping techniques to assist addiction patients on the journey toward recovery. Chapters include psycho-educational information on the science behind addiction and examine how patients engaging in resilience behaviors can alter brain functions. A set of three appendices then evaluate what works for the treatment of individuals with addictive disorders including ways to engage patients in the treatment process and ways to assess residential treatment programs. Lastly, a glossary of the language of recovery terms provides patients and their family members with the guidelines to monitor treatment gains, support their journey of recovery, and bolster their resilience. Healthcare providers and those suffering from addictive disorders alike will benefit from the approachable discussion of the science and history behind addiction, the personal case-studies, and the patient-friendly set of coping toolbox-activities designed to develop lasting behavioral changes.

Treating Individuals with Addictive Disorders A Strengths-Based Workbook for Patients and Clinicians

Treating Individuals with Addictive Disorders A Strengths-Based Workbook for Patients and Clinicians

Author: Donald Meichenbaum Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/06/2020

Integrating client stories, research, and evidence-based strategies, this workbook offers educational information, clinical tools, and coping techniques to assist addiction patients on the journey toward recovery. Chapters include psycho-educational information on the science behind addiction and examine how patients engaging in resilience behaviors can alter brain functions. A set of three appendices then evaluate what works for the treatment of individuals with addictive disorders including ways to engage patients in the treatment process and ways to assess residential treatment programs. Lastly, a glossary of the language of recovery terms provides patients and their family members with the guidelines to monitor treatment gains, support their journey of recovery, and bolster their resilience. Healthcare providers and those suffering from addictive disorders alike will benefit from the approachable discussion of the science and history behind addiction, the personal case-studies, and the patient-friendly set of coping toolbox-activities designed to develop lasting behavioral changes.

A Comprehensive Guide to Addiction Theory and Counseling Techniques

A Comprehensive Guide to Addiction Theory and Counseling Techniques

Author: Alan Cavaiola, Margaret Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2020

A blend of theory and counseling techniques, this comprehensive text provides readers with an overview of several major counseling theories and their application to substance use disorders and addiction counseling, along with related techniques and interventions. Chapters incorporate cutting edge evidenced-based research on neuroscience, psychological and sociocultural theories explaining the biopsychosocial influences of substance use disorders, and examine how substance use disorder risk factors can be utilized when assessing someone who may have a substance use disorder. The text additionally helps apply theory to practice, offering intervention techniques and using accessible case studies. Throughout the text, highlighted learning opportunities and key terms further help students to practice and apply the theories, interventions, and techniques that the book discusses. Mental health professionals, undergraduate, and graduate students alike will benefit from this deft mix of prominent theory, innovative research, and accessible case studies.

A Comprehensive Guide to Addiction Theory and Counseling Techniques

A Comprehensive Guide to Addiction Theory and Counseling Techniques

Author: Alan Cavaiola, Margaret Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/06/2020

A blend of theory and counseling techniques, this comprehensive text provides readers with an overview of several major counseling theories and their application to substance use disorders and addiction counseling, along with related techniques and interventions. Chapters incorporate cutting edge evidenced-based research on neuroscience, psychological and sociocultural theories explaining the biopsychosocial influences of substance use disorders, and examine how substance use disorder risk factors can be utilized when assessing someone who may have a substance use disorder. The text additionally helps apply theory to practice, offering intervention techniques and using accessible case studies. Throughout the text, highlighted learning opportunities and key terms further help students to practice and apply the theories, interventions, and techniques that the book discusses. Mental health professionals, undergraduate, and graduate students alike will benefit from this deft mix of prominent theory, innovative research, and accessible case studies.

Pothead My Life as a Marijuana Addict in the Age of Legal Weed

Pothead My Life as a Marijuana Addict in the Age of Legal Weed

Author: Neal Pollack Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2020

A poignantly funny account of humorist and Greatest Living American Author Neal Pollack's years as a marijuana addict. Beginning innocently enough in his 20s when pot made everything-food, music, sex-better. Getting married, having a kid, and enjoying professional success didn't tamp down Pollack's addiction. As cannabis grew stronger and more widely available, Pollack's dependence was shadowed by the expansion and acceptance of the marijuana Big Business. By 2014, Neal was a correspondent for a national marijuana newspaper, mostly because it meant free pot. Diving into the wild, wicked world of weed with both lungs, Pollack proceeds to smoke, vape, and eat his way to oblivion, leading to terrible public meltdowns and other embarrassing behavior. After his mother dies in 2017, he spirals out of control, finally hitting bottom during a reckless two-day gambling and drug-filled binge, culminating in a public crack-up at the World Series in Dodger Stadium. Three weeks later, he quit. Sober after joining a 12-step program, Neal outed himself publicly as a marijuana addict in a 2018 New York Times op-ed piece, leading to his decision to document his addiction experience as a cautionary tale for the millions of recreational users in the hazy age of legalized marijuana. Often hilarious and equally self-deprecating, Neal continues his insightful probing of his life with Alternadad (Pantheon, 2007) through Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Due (Harper Perennial, 2010).

Adolescent Addiction Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment

Adolescent Addiction Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment

Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment, Second Edition, offers researchers and clinicians a single-volume resource on the nature, extent and treatment of addictive problems in adolescents. Chapters cover the foundations of addictive problems, including developmental, social and neurobiological factors, common addictions among adolescents, including e-cigarettes, shopping, smartphones, social networking and exercise addiction, and challenges and recommendations for future research in adolescent addiction. Chapters in the second half of the book cover clinical characteristics, screening and clinical assessment methods, epidemiology, comorbidity, course and outcome, protective and risk factors, and more.

End Your Addiction Now with Anger, Selfishness, Troublemaking!

End Your Addiction Now with Anger, Selfishness, Troublemaking!

Author: M.S.W., Timothy J. Wulff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2020

Practicing Alcohol Moderation A Comprehensive Workbook

Practicing Alcohol Moderation A Comprehensive Workbook

Author: Cyndi Turner Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2020

Practicing Alcohol Moderation is designed to be used by clients of behavioral healthcare providers who have utilized The Clinician's Guide to Alcohol Moderation. This groundbreaking workbook can be used on its own or in conjunction with therapy, and additionally as a resource for family members whose loved ones are struggling with alcohol. It gives transparent, easy-to-follow, research-based explanations with questionnaires, checklists, quizzes, and worksheets. Each chapter begins with a brief overview and interspersed with exercises and client experiences, combining research-based information with practical self-assessments, tools, and questions to answer to practice alcohol moderation. You can take the Alcohol Moderation Assessment to determine your likelihood of success in practicing alcohol moderation. The book provides the resources to create a personalized Alcohol Moderation Plan and suggests ways to manage its success for clinicians and general audiences alike.

The Clinician's Guide to Alcohol Moderation Alternative Methods and Management Techniques

The Clinician's Guide to Alcohol Moderation Alternative Methods and Management Techniques

Author: Cyndi Turner Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2020

The Clinician's Guide to Alcohol Moderation examines alcohol use around the world and teaches a range of behavioral healthcare providers how to practice alcohol moderation with their clients. Excavating the current treatments available for alcohol moderation, the book offers step-by-step processes of engaging clients and their families, self-assessments, and alcohol moderation tools. In addition to using it in conjunction with Practicing Alcohol Moderation: A Comprehensive Workbook, the readers would benefit from the Alcohol Moderation Assessment which predicts who may be able to successfully drink in moderation and developing and monitoring an Alcohol Moderation Plan. The text uses recognized alcohol moderation resources throughout the world as well as real-life case studies to address typical clinician, client, and family member questions. It challenges the traditional recommendation that drinkers experiencing problems are alcoholics. This guide is a resource for all who over-drink or know people who struggle with their alcohol use. Through its medium, a broad range of health care providers receive a step-by-step process on how to practice alcohol moderation, how to put tools into practice, case examples, and answers to the most commonly asked questions.

The Clinician's Guide to Alcohol Moderation Alternative Methods and Management Techniques

The Clinician's Guide to Alcohol Moderation Alternative Methods and Management Techniques

Author: Cyndi Turner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2020

The Clinician's Guide to Alcohol Moderation examines alcohol use around the world and teaches a range of behavioral healthcare providers how to practice alcohol moderation with their clients. Excavating the current treatments available for alcohol moderation, the book offers step-by-step processes of engaging clients and their families, self-assessments, and alcohol moderation tools. In addition to using it in conjunction with Practicing Alcohol Moderation: A Comprehensive Workbook, the readers would benefit from the Alcohol Moderation Assessment which predicts who may be able to successfully drink in moderation and developing and monitoring an Alcohol Moderation Plan. The text uses recognized alcohol moderation resources throughout the world as well as real-life case studies to address typical clinician, client, and family member questions. It challenges the traditional recommendation that drinkers experiencing problems are alcoholics. This guide is a resource for all who over-drink or know people who struggle with their alcohol use. Through its medium, a broad range of health care providers receive a step-by-step process on how to practice alcohol moderation, how to put tools into practice, case examples, and answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Practicing Alcohol Moderation A Comprehensive Workbook

Practicing Alcohol Moderation A Comprehensive Workbook

Author: Cyndi Turner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2020

Practicing Alcohol Moderation is designed to be used by clients of behavioral healthcare providers who have utilized The Clinician's Guide to Alcohol Moderation. This groundbreaking workbook can be used on its own or in conjunction with therapy, and additionally as a resource for family members whose loved ones are struggling with alcohol. It gives transparent, easy-to-follow, research-based explanations with questionnaires, checklists, quizzes, and worksheets. Each chapter begins with a brief overview and interspersed with exercises and client experiences, combining research-based information with practical self-assessments, tools, and questions to answer to practice alcohol moderation. You can take the Alcohol Moderation Assessment to determine your likelihood of success in practicing alcohol moderation. The book provides the resources to create a personalized Alcohol Moderation Plan and suggests ways to manage its success for clinicians and general audiences alike.

Writing the Big Book The Creation of A.A.

Writing the Big Book The Creation of A.A.

Author: William H. Schaberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Alcoholics Anonymous is one of the most significant self-help books of the twentieth century with an estimated thirty-seven million copies sold, translated into seventy languages. Released in 1939, the Big Book, as it is commonly known, has spawned a number of recovery communities around the world and remains a vibrant tool in introducing a plan of recovery from addiction in all its manifestations. It has been forty years since the last scholarly history of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.), Ernie Kurtz's Not God, published in 1979. Since then, all books that focus on one or more aspects of A.A. history have relied almost exclusively on the anecdotal stories told long after the fact by Bill Wilson and number of other early members, accounts that have proved at times to be inaccurate. Writing the Big Book is the result of eleven years of in-depth research into the formative years of A.A. Granted unprecedented access to the GSO archive, among others, the author reveals the inner workings of the early Fellowship, the conflicts, personalities, failures, and dispels myths of canonical texts such as Dr. Bob and the Good Old Timers, Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age, and A Brief History of the Big Book. Relying, whenever possible, on primary, real-time documents, the author pulls various threads into a remarkably coherent narrative. While the story focuses primarily on the eighteen months between October 1937 (when a book was first proposed) and April, 1939 (when Alcoholics Anonymous was published), relevant events both before and shortly after those dates are fully incorporated. Across the span of these eighteen months, the wealth of available archival materials allows a week-by-week accounting of events, which is presented here through an amazing amount of previously unreported details in a comprehensive and compelling story.