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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Addiction Treatment Planner: Includes DSM-5 Updates
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...

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...

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...

Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction Noah Levine. Bestselling author and renowned Buddhist teacher Noah Levine adapts the Buddha's Four Noble Truths and Eight Fold Path into a proven and systematic approach to recovery from alcohol and drug addiction—an indispensable alternative to the 12-step program...

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...

Natural Rest for Addiction: A Radical Approach to Recovery Through Mindfulness and Awareness Scott Kiloby. Freedom from addiction is available in the one place that’s the most difficult for an addict to be—the present moment. In Natural Rest for Addiction, non-duality teacher and addiction specialist Scott Kiloby offers his Natural Rest program for finding recovery from substance abuse—and addictions...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sex Addiction 101: A Basic Guide to Healing from Sex, Porn, and Love Addiction Robert Weiss.

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...

Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals William R. Miller. An indispensable practitioner reference and text, this engaging book focuses on how to provide effective help to clients with substance use disorders. The authors, leading authorities on addiction treatment, present a state-of-the-art framework for assessment and treatment (updated for DSM-5)...

Breaking Addiction: A 7-Step Handbook for Ending Any Addiction Lance M., M.D. Dodes. “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...

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...

Chancers: Addiction, Prison, Recovery, Love: One Couple's Memoir Susan Stellin. In this powerful memoir of addiction, prison, and recovery, a reporter and a photographer tell their gripping story of falling in love, the heroin habit that drove them apart, and the unlikely way a criminal conviction brought them back together...

The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Dispossession along the Rio Grande Angela Garcia. The Pastoral Clinic takes us on a penetrating journey into an iconic Western landscape—northern New Mexico’s Española Valley, home to the highest rate of heroin addiction and fatal overdoses in the United States...

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