Stop Being Pushed Around

Author: Lynda Bevan
Publisher: Loving Healing Press
ISBN: 193269045X
Size: 18.52 MB
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Bevan pens an essential resource addressing how to change from being emotionally dependent upon a partner to becoming independent and emotionally adequate.

Chemical Dependency Counseling

Author: Robert R. Perkinson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412979218
Size: 13.74 MB
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This volume is the most comprehensive guide for counselors and front-line professionals who work with the chemically dependant in a variety of settings. It is a basic introduction that guides the counselor through treatment from A to Z. Chapters cover the gamut of treatment issues, including developing the therapeutic alliance, screening, detoxification, biopsychosocial assessment, dual-diagnosis, patient orientation, treatment planning, individual therapy, group therapy, case management, crisis intervention, referral, record keeping, discharge planning, and referral. Author Robert R. Perkinson provides case studies and step-by-step instructions with clear explanations and procedures that counselors need to use in all phases of patient care. One of the key features of this volume is the inclusion of over 50 appendices, which includes screening questionnaires, scales, history assessments, personal recovery plans, in-patient and out-patient schedules, and many, many more. The new edition includes more appendicies and updates of existing ones. Inclusion of issues of diversity and working with diverse clients Discussion of new treatment for addiction with detailed plan New discussion of relapse triggers, including negative emotions, social pressure, interpersonal conflict and the recovery community. New discussion of co-occuring disorders

A Practical Guide To Therapeutic Communication For Health Professionals E Book

Author: Julie Hosley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323277381
Size: 52.20 MB
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This new textbook is designed to provide students with all the necessary tools to effectively communicate with patients and other health care professionals. With its easy-to-read style, it is loaded with useful tips to help students engage into the practice of communication. It presents condensed amounts of content for learning the basic principles and then integrating elements such as case scenarios, questions, or hints and tips to encourage application of those principles into real-life situations. Easy-to-read style provides practical information, hints, and tips. Test Your Communication IQ boxes provide students with a short self-assessment test at the beginning of each chapter. Spotlight on Future Success boxes provide students with useful, practical tips for improving communication. Taking the Chapter to Work boxes integrated within each chapter are actual case examples with useful tips to guide students to practice and apply what they have learned. Beyond the Classroom Activities exercises at the end of each chapter help students use knowledge learned from topics presented in the chapter. Check Your Comprehension exercises at the end of each chapter provide questions and activities to test student knowledge of chapter content. Communication Surfer Exercises focus on helping students utilize Internet resources to improve their knowledge and application of communication skills. Expanding Critical Thinking at the end of each chapter provides students with additional questions or activities designed to apply critical thinking skills. Legal Eagle boxes provide useful tips that focus on honesty, as well as ethical and legal communication between patients and health care workers. Unique, interactive CD-ROM, packaged with the textbook, includes a variety of application exercises, such as voice mail messages, patient/caregiver interviews, chapter key points, and patient charts. Audio segments on the CD-ROM provide communication in action to help students observe verbal communication examples and apply their skills.

Handbook Of Addictive Disorders

Author: Robert Holman Coombs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471652334
Size: 62.51 MB
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The most comprehensive source for the latest research and practicetechniques for diagnosing and treating addictive disorders "This book brings together an array of international experts onaddictive disorders. Robert Coombs's Handbook of AddictiveDisorders discusses the contemporary issues surrounding theunderstanding of addiction, from diagnosis to treatment of anaddicted client. The Handbook of Addictive Disorders is anexample of practical and clinical information at its best." -Lorraine D. Grymala, Executive Director American Academy of HealthCare Providers in the Addictive Disorders The Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide toDiagnosis and Treatment is a comprehensive, state-of-the-artresource, featuring valuable contributions from a multidisciplinaryteam of leading experts. This unique guide deftly defines addictionand examines its comorbidity with other problems. Subsequentchapters present an overview of addictive disorders coupled withstrategies for accurately diagnosing them, planning effectivetreatment, and selecting appropriate interventions. Chapters onpublic policy and prevention are of indispensable value in light ofthis growing health concern. The only reference available to cover the full spectrum ofaddictions and addictive behaviors, the Handbook of AddictiveDisorders provides the most current research and treatmentstrategies for overcoming: Chemical dependency Workaholism Compulsive gambling Eating disorders Sex addiction Compulsive buying This useful guide features case studies, figures and diagrams,lists of practical interventions for each disorder, andself-assessment exercises for clients. Psychologists, addiction counselors, social workers, and othersworking in the addictions field will find the Handbook ofAddictive Disorders to be an essential resource for practical,validated information on all types of addictions and their relatedproblems.

Promoting Health A Practical Guide E Book

Author: Angela Scriven
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702044393
Size: 12.82 MB
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This title is now out of print. A new version with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044564. Promoting Health is a seminal text that has been used in the training and education of health promoters over the last 25 years and has shaped health promotion practice in the UK. This 6th edition has undergone significant revision by a new author, Angela Scriven, a leading academic widely published in the health-promotion field, bringing it up to date with current practice. The text provides an accessible practical guide for all those involved in health promotion. Concerned with the what, why, who and how of health promotion, it is invaluable to students of the discipline. Fully updated to meet the needs of today’s public health practitioners Case studies and exercises enable application of ideas Provides practice and guidance on report writing, running meetings and working with the media and influencing policy Discusses working with groups and networks, as well as individual clients User-friendly, interactive style New, contemporary format

How To Improve Your Self Esteem

Author: Walter Riso
Publisher: PHRONESIS S.A.S.
ISBN: 9585899124
Size: 24.96 MB
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“Activating your self-love is the first step towards any type of psychological growth and personal improvement. Of course I am not talking about the dark side of self-esteem, which leads to narcissism and fascination with the ego, but rather about having a genuine ability to, fearless and unashamedly, recognize your strengths and virtues, integrate them into the development of your own life..." In this guide, Dr. Walter Riso teaches us about the tools we need to help bolster our self-esteem; he teaches us to feed our self-love, freeing us from dependencies and stripping away all those things that weigh heavily on us. This, in turn, enables us to build our own happiness.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Author: Jane Aniston
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530113002
Size: 49.47 MB
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Would You Like To Learn A Simple & Highly-Effective Technique That Will Help You Improve Your Overall Wellbeing?Are You Suffering From Anxiety, Depression, Addiction Or Another Psychological Condition And You'd Like To Overcome The Condition Safely & Without Medication? - NOW INCLUDES FREE GIFTS! (see below for details) Is anxiety, depression, addiction or another psychological condition stopping you or someone you know from fully enjoying life? Would you like to know EXACTLY how you can manage and overcome these conditions naturally & safely in order to regain full-control of your life and enjoy more happiness? Or are you simply looking for a highly-effective technique to improve your overall quality of life? If so, this book will provide you with the answers you've been looking for! Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an empowering form of psychotherapy where patients identify negative thoughts and harmful behavioral patterns, and then learn how to respond positively to their problems, ultimately breaking free from the vicious cycle that is causing their suffering without the need for medication or other drugs. These technique are applicable to a whole host of psychological disorders, including but not limited to Anxiety, Clinical depression, Sleep disorders, Sexual disorders, Phobias, Alcoholism, Eating disorders, Substance abuse and dependency, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Schizophrenia. What's more, CBT is also a useful tool that can help anyone better manage the emotional challenges caused by various life situations. In fact, it can help you improve your overall well-being, before troubling emotions escalate into health issues. This guide cuts right to the chase by introducing the core principles of CBT in easy to understand, jargon-free language, with detailed examples and exercises to help you follow along. In the first chapter you'll learn how the therapy works, and what you can do to get started immediately. In the subsequent chapters we will dive into the step-by-step process of conducting your own personal therapy sessions with basic CBT techniques. We will also cover: A thorough explanation of CBT The conditions which can be treated with CBT How CBT can be of use as a self-development tool and for managing daily stresses and worries How to make CBT work for YOU Becoming your own therapist How to identify vicious cycles which can lead to suffering How to take the first steps towards behavioral change How to change the way you think in order to create long-term, lasting, tangible benefits in your life The importance of defusing harmful thoughts and exactly how you can do this Also included for a limited time only are 2 FREE GIFTS, including a full length, surprise FREE BOOK! Don't let anxiety, depression, addiction or any other psychological condition stop you from enjoying the life you deserve for a moment longer! Click the buy now button above for instant access, and start improving the quality your life today!

A Practical Guide To Treating Eating Disorders

Author: Patricia Furness-Smith
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 184831745X
Size: 64.89 MB
Format: PDF
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From comfort eating and skipping meals to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, our relationship with food is at breaking point. With expert advice from an experienced psychologist, this book will help you get back on track and get the help you need. BREAK BAD HABITS and replace them with better ones UNDERSTAND YOUR ISSUES so you can move forward LOVE YOUR BODY by learning to accept yourself OVERCOME YOUR FEARS and discover how to enjoy food again

Family Assessment Handbook An Introductory Practice Guide To Family Assessment

Author: Barbara Thomlison
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305687884
Size: 58.59 MB
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Providing practical information and theoretical foundations established on evidence-based methodology, Thomlison's text presents a step-by-step approach to family practice that teaches students to be critical thinkers for the study and practice of family work. Focusing on how to conduct a family assessment for case intervention, FAMILY ASSESSMENT HANDBOOK: AN INTRODUCTION AND PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FAMILY ASSESSMENT, Fourth Edition, is based on family systems theory as well as the family and environmental contexts in which family functioning is influenced. Within the family setting, evidence-based interventions are identified for guiding practice decisions. This practical guide illustrates the interplay of family structure and processes, family dynamics, and patterns of interaction to show how those patterns influence family and child development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Leaving Homosexuality

Author: Alan Chambers
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736950303
Size: 77.42 MB
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When a gay man or woman is faced with the reality that a growing and vibrant life in Jesus Christ is incompatible with their sexual attractions, what exactly does he or she do? What steps can be taken toward leaving the gay life and identity? In this accessible book Alan Chambers, president of Exodus International, explains the process and clarifies the expectations for those who are skeptical of change or frustrated by an ongoing struggle with same-sex attraction. Readers will learn how to enter into a new life in Christ set realistic and healthy expectations build authentic community learn to forgive overcome the power of sexual addiction Men and women of all ages who struggle with same-sex attraction will find Leaving Homosexuality indispensable in their own walk of faith...and an excellent resource to give to those who haven't yet heard that there is a new life of freedom beyond homosexuality available to them.