Integrating 12 Steps and Psychotherapy

Author: Kevin A. Osten
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412998987
Release Date: 2013-05-30
Genre: Education

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.

Neuroscience for Counselors and Therapists

Author: Chad Luke
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483388700
Release Date: 2015-04-15
Genre: Social Science

Neuroscience for Counselors and Therapists by Chad Luke provides an accessible overview of the structure and function of the human brain, including how the brain influences and is influenced by biology, environment, and experiences. Full of practical applications, this cutting-edge book explores the relationships between recent neuroscience findings and counseling theories and then uses these integrated results to address four categories of common life disturbances: anxiety, depression, stress, and addictions. The book’s case-based approach helps readers understand the language of neuroscience and learn how neuroscience research can enhance their understanding of human thought, feeling, and behaviors.

Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling

Author: Geri Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118721773
Release Date: 2014-09-09
Genre: Psychology

Introduces counselors, social workers, and students to the field of addiction counseling and helps them acquire the knowledge and develop the skills needed to counsel individuals who are caught in the destructive cycle of addiction. Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction-counseling field, Geri Miller provides an engaging, balanced overview of the major theoretical foundations and clinical best practices in the field.

Integrating the 12 Steps into Addiction Therapy

Author: James R. Finley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471678366
Release Date: 2004-10-20
Genre: Psychology

All the resources needed to fully integrate a 12-step approach aspart of your overall treatment program Millions of Americans have at some time in their lives participatedin a 12-step program for treatment of a chemical or non-chemicaladdiction. Clinicians recognize that these grass-roots efforts havea very high cure rate. However, little has been written on how tointegrate these programs into a traditional therapy setting. Integrating the 12 Steps into Addiction Therapy serves as anindispensable resource for clinicians treating addiction patientswho are simultaneously enrolled in 12-step programs. This valuabletext: * Contains eight lesson plans and twenty-seven assignments * Integrates in-depth discussion of 12-step programs with hands-onresources like homework assignments, treatment plan examples, andpatient handouts * Will also benefit 12-step program peer counselors * Includes companion CD-ROM with fully customizable homeworkassignments, lesson plans, and presentations Treating addictions-whether chemical or non-chemical-can be one ofthe most difficult challenges faced by mental health professionals.For many people, 12-step programs have played a critical role inhelping them to manage their addictive behaviors. Integrating the12 Steps into Addiction Therapy gives psychologists, therapists,counselors, social workers, and clinicians the tools and resourcesthey need to fully utilize these peer therapy program techniques intreating a wide variety of addictions.

Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations

Author: Philip J. Flores
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780789035295
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Psychology

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.

Handbook of Motivational Counseling

Author: W. Miles Cox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111999618X
Release Date: 2011-03-25
Genre: Psychology

Revised and updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field, the second edition of the Handbook of Motivational Counseling presents comprehensive coverage of the development and identification of motivational problems and the most effective treatment techniques. Equips clinicians with specific instructions for enhancing clients’ motivation for change by targeting their maladaptive motivational patterns Provides step-by-step instructions in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the motivational assessments, along with details of how to implement the counseling procedures Updated to reflect the most current research and effective treatment techniques, along with all-new chapters on motive-based approaches, motivational counseling with the dually diagnosed, cognitive and motivational retraining, meaning-centered counseling, and motivation in sport Showcases various basic motivational techniques and their adaptations, such as bibliotherapy, individual therapy, and group counseling, while demonstrating specialized uses of the techniques, such as in work settings and rehabilitation medicine

Clinical Management of Sex Addiction

Author: Patrick Carnes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135450601
Release Date: 2013-06-17
Genre: Psychology

This is the first comprehensive volume of the clinical management of sex addiction. Collecting the work of 28 leaders in this emerging field, the editors provide a long-needed primary text about how to approach treatment with these challenging patients. The book serves as an excellent introduction for professionals new to the field as well as serving as a useful reference tool. The contributors are literally the pioneers of one of the last frontiers of addiction medicine and sex therapy. With a growing awareness of sex addiction as a problem, plus the advent of cybersex compulsion, professional clinicians are being confronted with sexual compulsion with little clinical or academic preparation. This is the first book distilling the experience of the leaders in this emerging field. With a focus on special populations, it also becomes a handy problem-solving tool. Readable, concise, and filled with useful interventions, it is a key text for a problem clinicians must be able to identify. It is destined to be a classic reference.

Bridges to Recovery

Author: Jo-ann Krestan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780684846491
Release Date: 2000-03-15
Genre: Psychology

At last, a book that defines a new language for treating substance abuse in an increasingly culturally diverse population. Until now, therapists, counselors, and teachers who treat addiction within the context of the whole family have had to make do with outdated one-size-fits-all theories and treatment programs. Bridges to Recovery is the first book to bring together experts from three major fields within psychotherapy -- family therapy, addiction counseling and multicultural treatment -- to provide a practical and flexible framework for working with families within their individual cultural contexts. Drawing upon case studies, clinical anecdotes and proven treatment methods, Bridges to Recovery provides practitioners with a unique insight into the individual cultural nuances that make addiction recovery a very personal journey. Jo-Ann Krestan, co-author of the classic book The Responsibility Trap: A Blueprint for Treating the Alcoholic Family, and her contributors integrate the latest ideas and research to offer a foundation for addiction treatment that brings to the forefront the cultural thinking that affects alcohol and drug use/abuse among Native Americans, Jewish Americans, African Americans, West Indians, Asian Americans, Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans and groups of European origin. This book will be an invaluable asset to teachers and students in clinical social work, psychology and substance abuse counseling programs, setting the standard for education and treatment at the beginning of the 21st century.

Substance Abuse on Campus

Author: P. Clayton Rivers
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313293104
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Education

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.

Incorporating Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Author: Geri Miller
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471415456
Release Date: 2002-11-18
Genre: Psychology

"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.

Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches

Author: Reid K. Hester
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UOM:39015056302329
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Psychology

The Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches is a comprehensive, results-based guide to alcohol treatment methods.This handbook surveys the various models that have been used to define alcoholism, ending with a discussion of what the authors call "an informed eclecticism." Using this approach, clinicians develop a spectrum of treatment approaches that have proved effective in practice, then match specific clients with the treatment methods that offer the greatest opportunities for success in these specific circumstances. This new edition of this handy reference provides both practitioners and researchers with a rich source of information on treatment interventions demonstrated to be the most successful.Clinical Psychologists and Alcohol Treatment Specialists.

Integral Recovery

Author: John Dupuy
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9781438446158
Release Date: 2013-04-08
Genre: Health & Fitness

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.

Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations

Author: Alex Gitterman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231537018
Release Date: 2014-05-06
Genre: Social Science

When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, populations that struggle with chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected problems become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration. Yet despite numerous risk factors, a large number of vulnerable people do live happy and productive lives. This best-selling handbook examines not only risk and vulnerability factors in disadvantaged populations but also resilience and protective strategies for managing and overcoming adversity. This third edition reflects new demographic data, research findings, and theoretical developments and accounts for changing economic and political realities, including immigration and health care policy reforms. Contributors have expanded their essays to include practice with individuals, families, and groups, and new chapters consider working with military members and their families, victims and survivors of terrorism and torture, bullied children, and young men of color.

Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment

Author: Bruce Carruth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317786443
Release Date: 2013-10-23
Genre: Psychology

Important reading for current and future addictions treatment clinicians—this book synthesizes and integrates the expanding body of knowledge about combined trauma/addiction treatment to specifically address the needs of clinicians in addiction treatment environments Here, in a single source, is an essential overview of trauma treatment for people in addiction treatment settings. Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment presents specific methodologies and techniques for clients in inpatient and outpatient addiction/mental health settings. The contributors—leading clinicians and researchers in the field—provide a comprehensive set of scientific treatment approaches addressing a broad spectrum of trauma disorders. Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment brings you up-to-date, authoritative coverage of: the dynamics of co-occurring psychological trauma and addiction all of the primary treatment frameworks currently utilized in trauma treatment treatment frameworks that take gender into account cognitive therapies in treating these co-occurring disorders the role of psychodynamic psychotherapies in treatment attachment disorders and their relation to trauma and addiction treatment EMDR as a treatment for traumatized addicts the psychoneurology of trauma and the implications of psychoneurology in addictions and trauma treatment how self-help groups can contribute to and limit recovery for psychologically traumatized clients forgiveness therapy as an adjunct to trauma treatment counselor self-care for those who work with this client population Ultimately, this is a book of hope. Every author in this text has a firm belief that people with co-occurring trauma and addiction can recover, can maintain quality relationships, can confront life’s challenges as they arise, and can be happy and fulfilled. Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment is designed as essential reading for entry-level and experienced addiction counselors, social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, and others working in the trauma treatment field.