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Chemical Dependency

Theoretical Approaches and Strategies Working with Individuals and Families, 1st Edition

By Eileen B Isaacson


198 pages

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This helpful book underscores the importance of working with both the individual and family as part of a comprehensive biopsychosocial approach in assessment, intervention, and treatment of chemical addiction. With many case studies highlighting the treatment guidelines, Chemical Dependency is an ideal guide for professionals and students in addictions studies, mental health, and other human service related fields intent on working with and providing services to individual and family addiction.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

  • Chemical Addiction: Individuals and Family Systems
  •  Structural and Strategic Family Therapy Techniques: Application to Chemically Dependent Families
  •  Psychodynamics and Family Systems: A Model for Chemical Addiction Counseling
  • Planned Family Intervention: Johnson Institute Method
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming as Psychotherapeutic Treatment in Working with Alcohol and Other Drug Addicted Families
  • Family Therapy and Twelve-Step Programs: A Complementary Process
  • Addicted Women: Their Families’ Effect on Treatment Outcome
  •  Family Treatment with Chemically Dependent Gay Men and Lesbians
  • Understanding Culture Values of Latino Male Alcoholics and Their Families: A Culture Sensitive Model
  • Treating Chemically Dependent Black Clients and Their Families
  • Assessment and Treatment of the Mentally Ill Chemical Abuser and the Family
  • Reference Notes Included
  • Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction