Working with Drug and Alcohol Users: A Guide to Providing Understanding, Assessment and Support


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Published UK, 2012
Using transactional analysis theory, Tony White explains why some people use substances, exploring different personality types, and covers the basic components of drug counselling. The book then outlines different counselling techniques used to treat and manage substance users, using TA models. These include motivational interviewing, harm reduction counselling, drug use ambivalence work and relapse process work. A chapter on teenage drug users is also included.

Tony White is a psychologist in private practice in Perth, Australia.
Paperback. 223 pages

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