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A entire, updated, and straight forward source studying the Language of habit Counseling, moment version deals an illuminating view of the scientific, theoretical, and study paintings that includes the dependancy counseling box. proposing a realistic counseling framework instead of attempting to reconcile differing theories, this beneficial textual content offers readers the data and tips had to select acceptable strategies and top practices for treating addicted members. in the course of the textual content, case experiences and interactive workouts help readers in employing wisdom won, even if in a self-teaching or a lecture room environment. habit counseling specialist and instructor Geri Miller provides a wide selection of issues designed to extend talents and understanding--from state of the art study to the most recent within the self-help/grassroots remedy move. absolutely revised and multiplied, this moment version covers: * Theories of counseling regarding dependancy remedy * evaluation and prognosis of dependancy utilizing interviews, behavioral observations, andphysiological and psychometric tools * overview, prognosis, and therapy of twin issues * The remedy approach for addictions, together with concern intervention and person, workforce, and kinfolk treatment * Relapse prevention * Treatment-related concerns reminiscent of rape and sexual abuse, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS, household violence, and consuming issues * Self-help teams * present and evolving treatment techniques and methods, together with confident psychology, resilience, the stages-of- switch version, motivational interviewing, and short remedy * specified remedy concerns resembling these with regards to gender, ethnicity, incapacity, early life, the aged, and the homeless * own improvement of the counselor, together with moral matters, court docket testimony, operating in tricky occasions, self-care, and different matters in operating with addicts * getting ready for certification and licensure as an dependancy specialist the main finished, updated, and straight forward source to be had, studying the Language of habit Counseling, moment variation deals a robust studying instrument for either scholars and execs.

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Some addiction theories are more amenable to this type of therapeutic framework than others and are highlighted in the following theoretical discussion. Moral Model The moral model views the alcoholic as a degenerate and sees alcoholism as a moral weakness (M. Keller, 1976). , 1979). Psychological Models There are three main psychological theories: psychodynamic, personality trait, and behavior learning. Although each theory views the specific cause of alcoholism differently, they all share a similar outlook: The causal factors must be changed in order for treatment to be effective.

Austad & W. H. ), Psychotherapy in managed health care (pp. 202–219). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. This chapter describes managed care’s impact on and relationship to chemical dependency treatment. , & Frieze, I. H. (1979). Analyzing alcoholism. In I. H. Frieze, D. Bar-Tal, & J. S. ), New approaches to social problems (pp. 168–208). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. This chapter provides a helpful overview of theoretical models as they relate to addiction. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

24 Theories of Counseling Related to Addiction Treatment see what is real), reaction formation (express the opposite of the impulse we experience that threatens us), projection (put desires onto others), displacement (express impulses in a safer place), rationalization (use of reasons to justify our behavior), sublimation (put energy into socially acceptable arenas), regression (go back to old behavior we had outgrown), introjection (taking in others’ values), identification (identify with others in order to feel better about self ), and compensation ( hide weaknesses or develop traits so weaknesses are not seen).

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