Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook: Changing Addictive Behaviours Using CBT, Mindfulness and Motivational Interviewing Techniques


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Published USA, 2015
This workbook reflects a sophisticated knowledge of how to effectively communicate to people struggling with substance use disorders. The heart of the book is a set of chapters that address the major aspects of the recovery process. They contain worksheets and written exercises to give readers a vehicle for expressing their own version of these issues and helping them to personalise the concepts. All kinds of tools to help people modify thoughts and beliefs are presented. Strategies for managing negative mood states, for example; relapse prevention approaches and skills; and a format for creating a clear, simple and practical recovery plan. The approaches draw on motivational interviewing, CBT, community reinforcement therapy, contingency management, and the matrix model.

Suzette Glasner-Edwards is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Paperback, 217 pages