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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...

Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change
Jeffrey Foote. Leading innovators in progressive addiction treatment outline a science-based program for overcoming addiction-related problems, demonstrating how to effectively use positive reinforcement and motivational and behavioral strategies...

Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
David Sheff. Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction

Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave: Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel (Resources for Changing Lives)
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...

Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home
Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home
D'Anne Burwell. D'Anne Burwell's smart, athletic son--raised in a loving and prosperous home--begins abusing OxyContin as a teenager, and within a year drops out of college, walks out of rehab, and lands homeless on the streets of Boulder...

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...

Breaking Addiction: A 7-Step Handbook for Ending Any Addiction
Breaking Addiction: A 7-Step Handbook for Ending Any Addiction
Lance M Dodes M.D.. “Dr. Dodes’s approach runs directly counter to the paralyzing, but standard, message of ‘powerlessness’—a mes­sage that reinforces the sense of helplessness that is at the root of addicts’ life predicaments! Many psychiatrists recognize that this is where we must head, but Dr...

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...

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. An Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book Recommendation. - Winner of the 4Th International Beverly Hills Book Awards in the category of Addiction & Recovery! - Is your addiction taking control of your life? This book provides an integrative, seven-step program to...

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. An Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book Recommendation. - Winner of the 4Th International Beverly Hills Book Awards in the category of Addiction & Recovery! - Is your addiction taking control of your life? This book provides an integrative, seven-step program to...

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...

Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption
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...

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 Freedom Model for Addictions: Escape the Treatment and Recovery Trap
The Freedom Model for Addictions: Escape the Treatment and Recovery Trap
Steven Slate. Do you want an addiction – a lifelong diagnosis – or do you want to see yourself as having a habit that you can solve completely? Your answer tells you if The Freedom Model for Addictions is the answer you have been looking for...

The ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine Abigail Herron. Publisher’s Note:   Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. - A masterful, high-yield guide to the treatment of substance abuse issues, The ASAM Essentials of Addiction...

Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction Elizabeth Vargas. Winner of the Books for a Better Life Award in the First Book category

The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease Marc Lewis.

Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy David Sheff. Clean 1/E by David Sheff

Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love Pia Mellody. In this revised and updated version of Facing Love Addiction, bestselling author of Facing Codependence and internationally recognized dependence and addiction authority Pia Mellody unravels the intricate dynamics of unhealthy love relationships and shows us how to let go of toxic love...

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...

Is It Love or Is It Addiction: The book that changed the way we think about romance and intimacy Brenda Schaeffer D.Min M.A.L.P. C.A.S.. A fresh, updated, and expanded edition of the book that changed the way we think about romance and intimacy. - Many of us confuse longing and obsession with true love. Through two previous editions, Is It Love or Is It Addiction? has helped countless people find their way from the trials and confusion...

Foundations of Addictions Counseling (3rd Edition) David Capuzzi. Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab® with Pearson eText. To order MyCounselingLab® with Pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134280989...

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...

Your Brain on Porn: Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction Gary Wilson.  Revised and updated in December 2017. 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...

The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective Mark E Shaw. This book makes the distinction between what the world terms a "disease" and what the Bible demonstrates is a life-dominating sin nature problem. You will find biblical tools to help examine your heart's motives at the root of the addiction...

The Joey Song: A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction Sandra Swenson. There can be recovery, even if it doesn't happen within the addict. Sandy lives where love and addiction meet--a place where help enables and hope hurts. When addiction steals her son, Sandy fights for his survival, trying to stay on the right side of an invisible line between helping him to live and...

Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas Natasha Dow Schüll. Recent decades have seen a dramatic shift away from social forms of gambling played around roulette wheels and card tables to solitary gambling at electronic terminals. Slot machines, revamped by ever more compelling digital and video technology, have unseated traditional casino games as the gambling...

Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling Geri Miller. FULLY REVISED, COMPREHENSIVE, AND PRACTICAL Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Fourth Edition introduces counselors, social workers, and students to the field of addiction counseling and helps them acquire the knowledge and develop the skills needed to counsel individuals who are caught in...

In My Skin: A Memoir of Addiction Kate Holden. Book by Holden, Kate

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