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TitleTreating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice
AuthorArnold M. Washton
ISBN1572300779
ImprintArnold M. Washton Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages312

Description

Written specifically for the office based psychotherapist, this practical guide describes how to detect, assess, diagnose, and treat clients presenting with a range of alcohol and drug problems Detailed is an integrated, flexible psychotherapeutic approach that emphasizes building a strong therapeutic relationship, engaging clients where they are, and addressing substance use within the larger context of their lives The authors describe in very pragmatic terms how to use a combination of motivational, cognitive behavioral, 12 step, and psychodynamic techniques with clients in different stages of change Techniques are brought to life with numerous case vignettes, and appendices include reproducible client forms and handouts.

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Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice By Arnold M. Washton

Very helpful practical information on various interventions It is not a manualized program but offers solid guidance.


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This is the book chosen for AAMFT CA s American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists online certification course for Substance Abuse I thought I d give it a look over before I decided if I want to spend 300 on the full course Well, I really enjoyed this book First of all it helped me realiz... (Sign in to see more)


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Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice By Arnold M. Washton

Don t let the introduction about working with upper class private practice type clients throw you off This is solid material for working with clients from a variety of backgrounds and in a wide range of clinical settings.


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