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Rewired: A Bold New Approach To Addiction and Recovery
Rewired: A Bold New Approach To Addiction and Recovery
Erica Spiegelman. A REVOLUTIONARY NEW APPROACH TO ADDICTION RECOVERY FROM AN ADDICTION EXPERT   Rewired is a new, breakthrough approach to fighting addiction and self-damaging behavior by acknowledging our personal power to bring ourselves back from the brink...

Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction
Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction
Maia Szalavitz. A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERMore people than ever before see themselves as addicted to, or recovering from, addiction, whether it be alcohol or drugs, prescription meds, sex, gambling, porn, or the internet...

Rewire: Change Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, Conquer Self-Destruc tive Behavior
Rewire: Change Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, Conquer Self-Destruc tive Behavior
Richard O'Connor. The bestselling author of Undoing Depression offers a brain-based guide to permanently ending bad habits - Richard O’Connor’s bestselling book Undoing Depression has become a touchstone in the field, helping thousands of therapists and patients overcome depressive patterns...

Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
David Sheff. What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff’s journey through his son Nic’s addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery...

Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change
Jeffrey Foote. The groundbreaking method that upends current treatment models and “offers collective hope to families of substance abusers” (Kirkus Reviews), helping loved ones conquer addiction and compulsion problems through positive reinforcement and kindness—from the leaders in progressive addiction treatment...

The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease
The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease
Marc Lewis. Through the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the "disease model" of addiction is wrong and illuminates the path to recovery...

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction
Gabor Mate. Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts radically reenvisions this much misunderstood field by taking a holistic approach...

12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action
12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action
Allen Berger Ph. D.. Concise advice on hunting down the personal culprits that sabotage sobriety and personal happiness. - To grow in recovery, we must grow up emotionally. This means getting honest with ourselves and facing up to the self-defeating thoughts and actions that put our sobriety at risk...

Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program
Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program
Harold Urschel. New York Times Bestseller! "New, scientifically-based approaches that recognize the biological basis of addiction have brought major advances in the treatment of addiction. Dr. Urschel is at the forefront of this treatment paradigm...

The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
Rebecca E. Williams. Most addictive behavior is rooted in some type of loss, be it the death of a loved one, coming to terms with limitations set by chronic health problems, or the end of a relationship. By turning to drugs and alcohol, people who have suffered a loss can numb their grief...

The Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook: Changing Addictive Behaviors Using CBT, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing Techniques (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbooks)
The Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook: Changing Addictive Behaviors Using CBT, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing Techniques (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbooks)
Suzette Glasner-Edwards PhD. Is your addiction taking control of your life? This book provides an integrative, seven-step program to help you finally overcome drug and alcohol addiction, once and for all. Winner of the 4Th International Beverly Hills Book Awards in the category of Addiction & Recovery! If you struggle with addiction,...

The Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior
The Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior
Craig Nakken. Craig Nakken brings new depth and dimension to our understanding of how an individual becomes an addict. - Second EditionSince its publication in 1988, The Addictive Personality has helped people understand the process of addiction...

Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions
Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions
Gerald G. May. Addiction and Grace offers an inspiring and hope–filled vision for those who desire to explore the mystery of who and what they really are. May examines the "processes of attachment" that lead to addiction and describes the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness...

Addict in the House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery
Addict in the House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery
Robin Barnett EdD LCSW. "This is a straightforward, rich resource for anyone who lives with, and loves, an addict. " —Publishers Weekly - Everyone suffers when there’s an addict in the family. Written by an expert in alcohol and drug addiction and recovery, this no-nonsense guide will help you understand the causes of...

Your Brain on Porn: Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction Gary Wilson. When high speed internet became widely available a few years ago, growing numbers of people began to worry that their porn use was running out of control. Far from preparing them for fulfilling relationships, viewing an endless stream of porn videos led to unexpected symptoms...

Kickstart Your Recovery - The Road Less Traveled to Freedom from Addiction Taite Adams. Are you or a loved one unable to stop drinking or using drugs, yet tired of the endless cycle of pain and consequences? Recovery is possible and it's not as frightening as most make it out to be. Addiction is a cruel and subtle disease that robs it's victims of so much...

Addiction: Saving the One You Love Veronica Hurst. Within the darkness there is hope, but the voice inside your head says "I can't go on like this. . . ". You're tired of seeing someone you care about kill themselves slowly. - Before they became the addiction they were someone else...

Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption William Cope Moyers. Candid, shocking, and unforgettable, Broken is a haunting and clear-eyed tale that offers hope for all those wrestling with addiction - Unlike some popular memoirs that have fictionalized and romanticized the degradations of drug addiction, Broken is a true-life tale of recovery that stuns and inspires...

Addiction: The Last ADDICTION RECOVERY Guide - The Infallible Method To Overcome Any Addiction: (addiction, addiction recovery, breaking addiction, ... addiction recovery, recovery, clean) Life -Style. ADDICTION Learn How To Overcome Your Addiction TODAY Over 10,000 Copies Downloaded! “The Last ADDICTION RECOVERY Guide” gives you the best method, advice and strategies for finally overcome your addiction! Do you want to know how to overcome your addiction without having to read...

Opiate Addiction - The Painkiller Addiction Epidemic, Heroin Addiction and the Way Out Taite Adams. Opiate Addiction - The Painkiller Addiction Epidemic, Heroin Addiction and the Way Out Now in its 5th Edition (2017) - Get this Best Selling book that has helped thousands. Opiate addiction has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, and the problem shows no signs of slowing...

The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery: A Practical Guide to Regaining Control over Your Life Lawrence Peltz. Mindfulness, the quality of attention that combines full awareness with acceptance of each moment, just as it is, is gaining broad acceptance among mental health professionals as an adjunct to treatment...

I Want to Change My Life: How to Overcome Anxiety, Depression and Addiction Steven Melemis. The book contains a five-point plan for overcoming anxiety, depression, and addiction. Learn the symptoms, treatment, and relapse prevention strategies that will change your life. Learn new coping skills such as cognitive therapy, stress management, and mindfulness along with step-by-step instructions...

Girl Walks Out of a Bar: A Memoir Lisa F. Smith. "Lisa Smith gives us a darkly comic, honest, and completely relatable inside look at high-functioning addiction in the world of corporate law-a sort of 'Sex and the Psych Ward. ' It's inspiring, informative, and impossible to put down...

Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave: Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel (Resources for Changing Lives) Edward T. Welch. A worship disorder: this is how Edward T. Welch views addictions. "Will we worship our own desires or will we worship the true God?" With this lens the author discovers far more in Scripture on addictions than passages on drunkenness...

The Addiction Treatment Planner: Includes DSM-5 Updates Robert R. Perkinson. The bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals The Addiction Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and...

Holistic Healing for Drug & Alcohol Addiction: Enlivening Body, Mind and Spirit to Remedy Depression, Anxiety and Self Hate JessicaRae Pulver-Adell. Holistic Healing for Addiction: Enlivening Body, Mind and Spirit to Remedy Depression, Anxiety and Self-Hate is a hands-on guide to combat substance use disorders and the underbelly of the disease focusing on teaching holistic remedies before, during, and after rehabilitation, Holistic Healing for Addiction...

Addiction: Why Can't They Just Stop? . This companion book to the HBO documentary of the same name sheds light on the hidden American epidemic of addiction. Blending compelling personal narratives with statistics and expert opinion, all gleaned from over two years of research and reporting, ADDICTION offers a comprehensive and provocative...

Addiction Unplugged : How To Be Free: For all those affected by their own addictions or the addictions of others John Flaherty. Addiction Unplugged : How To Be Free is for all those affected by their own addictions or the addictions of others. It acknowledges that for far too long, we have all been playing out a victim consciousness, convincing ourselves that dependency and powerlessness are absolutely fundamental to the human...

Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir Brandon Novak. “Skate, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll!”—Kat Von D, LA Ink Forward by Tony Hawk - Skateboarder and Jackass star Brandon Novak comes clean about his crazy rise to fame, tailspin into addiction, and other death-defying stunts on the road to recovery...

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