Recovery

Author: Herbert L. Gravitz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439147906
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Rich with insight and awareness, Recovery explores the secrets, fears, hopes and issues that confront adult children of alcoholics. Authors and widely respected therapists and ACOA workshop leaders Herbert Gravitz and Julie Bowden detail in a clear question-and-answer format the challenges of control and inadequacy that ACOAs face as they struggle for recovery and understanding, stage-by-stage: Survival * Emergent Awareness * Core Issues * Transformations * Integration * Genesis. If you feel troubled by your post, Recovery will start you on the path of self-awareness, as it explores the searching questions adult children of alcoholics seek to hove answered: * How con I overcome my need for control? * Do all ACOAs ploy the some kind of roles in the family? * How do I overcome my fear of intimacy? * What is all-or-none functioning? * How can ACOAs maintain self-confidence and awareness after recovery? * How do ACOAs handle the family after understanding its influence? * And many other important questions about your post, family and feelings. Written with warmth, joy and real understanding, Recovery will inspire you to meet the challenges of the post and overcome the obstacles to your happiness.

Adult Children Of Alcoholics Remember

Author: Eugene Nelson Hayes
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 9780517572078
Size: 79.65 MB
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Adult children of alcoholics describe how alcohol affected their lives, and discusses the emotional problems caused by their parents' drinking

Adult Children Of Alcoholics

Author: Janet G. Woititz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0757393411
Size: 65.26 MB
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In the 1980's, Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic. In this updated edition of her bestseller she re-examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics. After decades of working with ACoAs she shares the recovery hints that she has found to work. Read Adult Children of Alcoholics to see where the journey began and for ideas on where to go from here.

The Adult Children Of Alcoholics Syndrome

Author: Wayne Kritsberg
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553272796
Size: 25.79 MB
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Kritsberg outlines a complete self-help recovery program based on his unique Family Integration System, with techniques such as exploring family myths, writing letters to oneself as a child, daily affirmations, and dialoguing with absent family members.

Let Go And Grow

Author: Robert J. Ackerman
Publisher: Hci
ISBN: 9780932194510
Size: 15.99 MB
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Describes how alcoholism affects the children of alcoholics, offers advice on how to come to terms with the past, and looks at common adaptive behaviors

The Complete Acoa Sourcebook

Author: Janet G. Woititz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0757395414
Size: 42.24 MB
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When they were first released in the 1980s, Janet Woititz's groundbreaking works, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Struggle for Intimacy and The Self-Sabotage Syndrome, provided a new message of hope to adult children who had grown up in the shadow of alcoholic parents. Their message today is as profound and timeless as it was two decades ago. Now, in this complete collection, readers will learn again the insight and healing power of Janet Wotitiz's words. The Complete ACoA Sourcebook is a compilation of three of Dr. Woititz's classic books, addressing head-on the symptoms of The Adult Children of Alcoholics syndrome and providing strategies for living a normal life as an adult. Readers will find help for themselves: at home, in intimate relationships and on the job. They will discover the reasons for the way they think, believe and feel about themselves; ACoAs often feel isolated, have difficulty in relationships, in the workplace and in feeling good about themselves. Readers who are familiar with Woititz's work will find wisdom once again in this classic collection. Those new to ACoA will gain fresh insight into their behavior patterns and find an avenue for self-love and healing. Noted ACoA expert Dr. Robert Ackerman, author of the best-selling Perfect Daughters and Silent Sons, provides a foreword and explains why Janet Woititz's message will continue to help millions of readers for generations to come.

Treating Adult Children Of Alcoholics

Author: Douglas H. Ruben
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0126011303
Size: 62.45 MB
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Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics showcases the first collection of treatment chapters devoted entirely to a systematic behavioral analysis of drinking and nondrinking offspring of alcoholic families. The author identifies the functional and behavioral characteristics that make up the adult children of alcoholics (ACOA) syndrome. This compendium combines current innovations in behavioral medicine with multi-componential interventions shown effective with the variety of disorders evident in this patient population. This handbook for practitioners is richly laced with case examples and addresses the needs of therapists seeking fast, effective and proven treatments for longstanding clinical symptoms of children of alcoholics. Key Features * First book to use behavioral analysis to talk about Adult Children of Alcoholics * Gives introductory principles of conditioning in opening chapters for novice readers * First book to say ACOA patterns are predictable, measurable, and treatable in a short time * Gives scientifically based criteria to "rate your date" and prevent repeated relationship failures * Introduces a new assessment device to diagnose ACOAs * Warns therapists of recovery sabotage and how to overcome it

Group Psychotherapy With Adult Children Of Alcoholics

Author: Marsha Vannicelli
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898625332
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For all therapists who work with adult children of alcoholics (ACOAs), this comprehensive guide provides expert guidance in setting up and running a psychotherapy group. Successfully integrating theory and practice, the book surveys the current ACOA literature, explains the rationale for group therapy, describes how to set up a group, and suggests specific group leader techniques. Also included are insightful discussions on countertransference issues, the preparation and training of ACOA group leaders, and key areas for future research.

Adult Children

Author: Adult Children of Alcoholics (Association)
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780978979706
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This is the official ACA Fellowship Text that is Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization (ACA WSO) Conference Approved Literature. Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (ACA) is an independent 12 Step and 12 Tradition anonymous program.

After The Tears

Author: Jane Middelton-Moz
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757315135
Size: 47.89 MB
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Adult children of alcoholics have learned how to "survive," but often have difficulty "living" their lives. The trauma and grief of childhood losses affect every aspect of the life of an adult child of an alcoholic (ACoA). Now the authors of the bestselling After the Tears offer further insight into the origin and cost of childhood pain for those who grew up in alcoholic families. In this revised and expanded edition, Jane Middelton-Moz and Lorie Dwinell combine their years of experience in working with ACoAs, tackling issues such as intimacy, sibling relationships, codependency, breaking the alcoholic pattern, building a relationship with the inner child, forgiveness, and opening a window to spirituality.