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) Author Rebecca E. Williams
ISBN-10 1608823407
ISBN-13 9781608823406
Year 2012-08-01
Pages 232
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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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 In the process they postpone their healing and can drive themselves further into addiction The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction offers readers an effective program for working through their addiction and grief with cognitive behavior therapy CBT dialectical behavior therapy DBT and acceptance and commitment therapy ACT Createdby a psychologist who works for the Department of Veterans Affairs and a marriage and family therapist who works for Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital this mindfulness training workbook is effective for treating the emotion dysregulation stress depression and grief that lie at the heart of addiction No matter the loss the mindfulness skills in this workbook help readers process their grief determine the function their addiction is serving and replace the addiction with healthy coping behaviors

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