A WOMAN S ADDICTION WORKBOOK

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A Woman S Addiction Workbook

Author : Lisa Najavits
ISBN : 9781608827749
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 47.43 MB
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Women and girls are now becoming addicted at greater rates than ever before, and until very recently women in recovery were dependent on treatment models based solely on work with men. Harvard addiction and trauma expert Lisa M. Najavits offers this step-by-step program to help women overcome the often-overlooked problems associated with their drug and alcohol addictions, such as body image, trauma and violence, relationships, stress, and thrill-seeking. She explores how women differ from men in their addiction and recovery, and adapts this information to help you embark on your journey to healing. A chapter on co-occurring emotional problems allows you to evaluate whether you have any of the key disorders common among women with addiction, such as depression, posttraumatic stress, eating disorders, or phobias. With this strengths-building workbook, begin to come to terms with your personal addiction story. Healing exercises in four areasófeelings, beliefs, action, and relationshipsóhelp women build self-respect. Exercises include ìListen to That Small Quiet Voice, Extreme Self-Care, Self-Soothing, Become Friends with Women, Rethink, Take Charge, Share Responsibility, and Mourn. In addition to these exercises and techniques, the book offers valuable resources of recovery support information.
Category: Self-Help

A Woman S Way Through The Twelve Steps Workbook

Author : Stephanie S Covington
ISBN : 9781592857685
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 74.37 MB
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Designed to be used with A Woman's Way through the Twelve Steps, this workbook helps deepen the understanding of the lessons taught and brings them to life with exercises and journaling activities. Women's recovery can differ from men's, and each person's recovery is in many ways unique. That's why Stephanie Covington has designed this workbook A Women's Way Through the Twelve Steps to help a woman find her own path-and find it in terms especially suited to the way women experience not just addiction and recovery but also relationships, self, sexuality, and everyday life. Deepening and extending the lessons of a book that has helped countless women, this workbook makes A Woman's Way Through the Twelve Steps that much more measured, meaningful, and clear. Unlike many "rewritten" Twelve Step interpretations for women, this guide works with the original Step language, preserving its spirit and focusing attention on its healing message. In sections devoted to each of the Twelve Steps, Covington blends narrative, self-assessment questions focused on a feminine definition of terms such as "powerlessness" and "letting go," guided imagery exercises, and physical activities.Designed to be used in conjunction with A Woman's Way Through the Twelve Steps, this workbook helps deepen and extend understanding of the lessons taught there and further empowers each woman to take ownership of her recovery process as well as her growth as a woman.A clinician and past consultant at the Betty Ford Center, Stephanie S. Covington, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., is the author of A Woman's Way Through the Twelve Steps, Leaving the Enchanted Forest: The Path from Relationship Addiction to Intimacy, and Awakening Your Sexuality: A Guide for Recovering Women.
Category: Self-Help

A Guide To Self Help Workbooks For Mental Health Clinicians And Researchers

Author : Luciano L'Abate
ISBN : 9781317718338
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 50.72 MB
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Never has the need for a compendium of self-help workbooks been so great! From the founder of the world’s first PhD program in Family Psychology comes an extensive guide to nearly all of the mental health workbooks published through 2002. Placed together in one volume for the first time, A Guide to Self-Help Workbooks for Mental Health Clinicians and Researchers includes reviews and evaluates the complexity of each workbook in regards to its form, content, and usability by the client. From abuse to women’s issues, this annotated bibliography is alphabetized by author, but can also be researched by subject. While self-help workbooks are currently not as popular or as mainstream as self-help books and video, that could soon change. Self-help workbooks are versatile, cost-effective, and can be mass-produced. The workbook user is active rather than passive, and the mental healthcare worker can analyze a more personal response from the user, whether in the office or via the Internet. A Guide to Self-Help Workbooks for Mental Health Clinicians and Researchers brings these workbooks together into one sourcebook to suit anyone’s needs. Each self-help workbook is reviewed according to specific criteria: contents structure specificity goal level of abstraction a subjective evaluation usually concludes the review of the workbook A Guide to Self-Help Workbooks for Mental Health Clinicians and Researchers also includes: an in-depth introduction discussing the need for workbooks in mental health practices indices for subject as well as author an address list of the publishing houses for the workbooks annotated in the bibliography an Informed Consent Form to verify compliance with ethical and professional regulations before administering a workbook to a client A Guide to Self-Help Workbooks for Mental Health Clinicians and Researchers offers you a complete resource to self-help workbooks for all mental health subjects. Dr. L’Abate’s highly selective review process helps you find exactly what you need. This unique sourcebook is vital for mental health clinicians, counselors, schoolteachers, and college and graduate students.
Category: Social Science

A Woman S Journal

Author : Stephanie S. Covington
ISBN : 9781118047439
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 40.20 MB
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In this new edition, Stephanie Covington includes important new evidence-based data and new proven techniques for her unique and exclusive program, as well as new ways to treat trauma and substance abuse, new principles for gender responsive strategies with women offenders, and a new module on sexuality and women's recovery. Also, women who have been using the book have written in many small changes and corrections in the directions and exercises. The latest, and most up-to-date theory and practice for this very focused but substantial field of treatment. A Woman's Journal is tied seamlessly to the facilitator's guide. It contains exercises for use in group sessions, summaries of information presented from the facilitator's guide, and reflection questions and activities for use after group sessions.
Category: Psychology

A Mans Workbook

Author : Stephanie S. Covington
ISBN : 9780470486573
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 31.93 MB
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In this new version of the classic group recovery training package, Stephanie Covington, Dan Griffin, and Rick Dauer include important new evidence-based data and new proven techniques for this unique and exclusive program, as well as new ways to treat trauma and substance abuse, new principles for gender responsive strategies with male offenders, and a new module on sexuality and men's recovery. A Man's Workbook is tied seamlessly to the facilitator's guide. It contains exercises for use in group sessions, summaries of information presented from the facilitator's guide, and reflection questions and activities for use after group sessions.
Category: Psychology

How To Spot A Dangerous Man Workbook

Author : Sandra L. Brown
ISBN : 9780897934527
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 80.10 MB
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What is a dangerous man? Most women would answer: one who is physically violent. But abusive behavior is often more insidious. Men who want mothers, not partners, who prey on lonely, passive women, who are mentally ill, addicted, or emotionally unavailable, or who won't go away when asked to leave all fall into this dangerous category. Most women who have dated one dangerous man have in fact dated two or three, according to research. How to Spot a Dangerous Man Workbook, designed for use with the author's book How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved, contains useful exercises from the author's highly successful workshops for women, including 22 worksheets and quizzes to help readers develop their own personalized list of "do not date" characteristics. The author's extensive research in this field makes this hands-on guide an important aid in both avoiding a potentially dangerous involvement and recognizing ? and getting out of ? an existing one.
Category: Family & Relationships

Healing Addiction With Yoga

Author : Annalisa Cunningham
ISBN : 9781844099580
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 72.23 MB
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Especially oriented toward those in 12-step programs, this comprehensive wellness guide describes how yoga can stimulate recovery from addiction by bringing the mind and body closer together. The supportive and understanding text presents a 21-day yoga regimen using dynamic affirmations, relaxation techniques, nutrition and lifestyle suggestions, aerobic activities, and journal writing, all of which are geared to incorporate the 12-step philosophy into yoga practice. The featured poses are drawn from the popular hatha yoga tradition, while the complementary contemplations are applicable not only to addicts, but to anyone seeking physical and spiritual enrichment. Newly updated and revised, the guide includes beautiful, professional photographs throughout to demonstrate the wide variety of asanas.
Category: Health & Fitness

Helping Men Recover

Author : Stephanie S. Covington
ISBN : 9780470486566
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 85.10 MB
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A Man's Workbook offers a companion product that is tied seamlessly to the Helping Men Recover Facilitator's Guide. It contains exercises for use in group sessions, summaries of information presented from the facilitator's guide, and reflection questions and activities for use after group sessions. In this new version includes important new evidence-based data and proven techniques for the author's unique and exclusive program, as well as new ways to treat trauma and substance abuse, new principles for gender responsive strategies with male offenders, and a new module on sexuality and men's recovery.
Category: Psychology