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Understanding and Counseling Persons with Alcohol, Drug, and Behavioral AddictionsFor more than a decade, Howard Clinebell’s Understanding and Counseling the Alcoholic has been considered the standard work in the field. This updated edition of Clinebell’s earlier book expands his work on counseling to encompass the care of persons with drug addiction, behavioral addictions, multiple addictions, and co-dependency. The volume includes a new annotated bibliography. “This is the most comprehensive summary on understanding and counseling persons with addictions of which I am awar…

Foundations of Addictions Counseling (3rd Edition) Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab® with Pearson eText. To order MyCounselingLab® with Pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134280989.   A practical collection of tools and strategies for prospective addictions counselors that includes a solid foundation of research, theory, and history .   Practical and comprehensive, Foundations of Addiction Counseling explores an array of techniques and skills that a new practition…

The Recovery-Minded Church: Loving and Ministering to People With AddictionYou want to have vibrant and healthy relationships with those who struggle with addiction in your church and community. But you find yourself wondering how to meet their needs in a wise, helpful and God-honoring way. The Recovery-Minded Church addresses the pressing questions you are facing in ministering to those with addictions. Here you will discover a clinically informed, biblical and theological framework to love the addicts in your midst and also practical tools to help you succeed in doi…

Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover (Guilford Substance Abuse)The stages-of-change model has become widely known as a framework for conceptualizing recovery. Less well known are the processes that drive movement through the stages or how the stages apply to becoming addicted. From Carlo C. DiClemente, codeveloper of the transtheoretical model, this book offers a panoramic view of the entire continuum of addictive behavior change. The author illuminates the common path that individuals travel as they establish and reinforce new patterns of behavior, whether…

Understanding and Treating Sex Addiction: A comprehensive guide for people who struggle with sex addiction and those who want to help themSex addiction is on the increase – in the media as well as in the therapy room. But while more and more people seek help for their compulsive sexual behaviours, there is still confusion and debate about whether the condition even exists. Understanding and Treating Sex Addiction explains why an increasing number of people are inadvertently finding their lives devastated by their sexual behaviours. It explores the latest scientific understandings and research into why pornography, cyber sex, v…

Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change, 3rd Edition (Applications of Motivational Interviewing)This bestselling work for professionals and students is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. The book elucidates the four processes of MI–engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning–and vividly demonstrates what they look like in action. A wealth of vignettes and interview examples illustrate the “dos and don’ts” of successful implementation in diverse contexts. Highly accessible, the book is infused with respect and comp…