By Geri Miller
A complete, up to date, and elementary source studying the Language of habit Counseling, moment variation bargains an illuminating view of the scientific, theoretical, and examine paintings that includes the dependancy counseling box. proposing a practical counseling framework instead of attempting to reconcile differing theories, this beneficial textual content provides readers the information and assistance had to select applicable thoughts and top practices for treating addicted contributors. through the textual content, case experiences and interactive workouts support readers in utilizing wisdom received, even if in a self-teaching or a school room environment. habit counseling specialist and instructor Geri Miller offers a large choice of themes designed to extend talents and understanding--from state-of-the-art examine to the most recent within the self-help/grassroots treatment circulation. totally revised and increased, this moment version covers: * Theories of counseling relating to dependancy remedy * overview and analysis of habit utilizing interviews, behavioral observations, andphysiological and psychometric tools * evaluate, prognosis, and therapy of twin issues * The remedy method for addictions, together with difficulty intervention and person, staff, and kinfolk remedy * Relapse prevention * Treatment-related matters resembling rape and sexual abuse, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS, family violence, and consuming problems * Self-help teams * present and evolving remedy methods and strategies, together with confident psychology, resilience, the stages-of- swap version, motivational interviewing, and short treatment * particular therapy matters reminiscent of these regarding gender, ethnicity, incapacity, youth, the aged, and the homeless * own improvement of the counselor, together with moral concerns, courtroom testimony, operating in tricky events, self-care, and different matters in operating with addicts * getting ready for certification and licensure as an dependancy specialist the main entire, up to date, and simple source on hand, studying the Language of habit Counseling, moment version deals a robust studying software for either scholars and execs.