Overcoming Your Alcohol or Drug Problem
Overcoming Your Alcohol or Drug Problem: Effective Recovery Strategies, 2nd ed (with G. Alan Marlatt, PhD).
This guide for therapists provides an overview of assessment and treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs), integrating evidenced-based and clinical literature. It reviews treatment settings, psychosocial therapies and medications for SUDs. Fifteen chapters review specific change issues and strategies including: stages of change, goal planning, managing cravings, managing emotions, resisting social pressures, dealing with family and interpersonal problems, building a support system (including use of mutual support programs), relapse prevention and management, balanced living and measuring progress. Includes two chapters on assessment and treatment of co-occurring psychiatric disorders.