Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment

Author: Bruce Carruth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317786432
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Important reading for current and future addictions treatment clinicians—this book synthesizes and integrates the expanding body of knowledge about combined trauma/addiction treatment to specifically address the needs of clinicians in addiction treatment environments Here, in a single source, is an essential overview of trauma treatment for people in addiction treatment settings. Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment presents specific methodologies and techniques for clients in inpatient and outpatient addiction/mental health settings. The contributors—leading clinicians and researchers in the field—provide a comprehensive set of scientific treatment approaches addressing a broad spectrum of trauma disorders. Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment brings you up-to-date, authoritative coverage of: the dynamics of co-occurring psychological trauma and addiction all of the primary treatment frameworks currently utilized in trauma treatment treatment frameworks that take gender into account cognitive therapies in treating these co-occurring disorders the role of psychodynamic psychotherapies in treatment attachment disorders and their relation to trauma and addiction treatment EMDR as a treatment for traumatized addicts the psychoneurology of trauma and the implications of psychoneurology in addictions and trauma treatment how self-help groups can contribute to and limit recovery for psychologically traumatized clients forgiveness therapy as an adjunct to trauma treatment counselor self-care for those who work with this client population Ultimately, this is a book of hope. Every author in this text has a firm belief that people with co-occurring trauma and addiction can recover, can maintain quality relationships, can confront life’s challenges as they arise, and can be happy and fulfilled. Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment is designed as essential reading for entry-level and experienced addiction counselors, social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, and others working in the trauma treatment field.

Treating Addictions With EMDR Therapy and the Stages of Change

Author: Nancy J. Abel, LCSW, LADC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826198740
Format: PDF
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Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issuesóaffecting up to 50% of mental health clientsówhether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions advocates an underutilizedóyet highly effectiveómethod of intervention: eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. It is the first book to integrate the Stages of Change Model with EMDRís phases for successful treatment outcome. The book addresses the scope of problems relating to addiction, including relevant statistics and descriptions of substance and process addictions, and considers the connection between addiction and trauma. While focusing on the use of EMDR therapy in treating addictions, the book also considers traditional models for each stage of treatment so interventions can be individualized according to the needs of each client. The authors describe in detail the Transtheoretical Model, tracing its development and theoretical foundations. They discuss each of its stages in depth, presenting and integrating EMDR interventions used by therapists in each stage. The interventions are useful for helping clients at any motivational level. Case vignettes in each chapter illustrate how EMDR techniques are used, and several detailed cases are provided at the end of the book. The appendix features additional resources and EMDR protocols. The text will be useful for therapists currently using EMDR for addiction treatment as well as those using other modalities who are seeking an effective alternative. Key Features: Provides a practical roadmap to using the Stages of Change Model and EMDR therapy for effectively treating addictions Addresses substance and process addictions in depth Focuses on the traumañaddiction connection and treatment options Describes each Stage of Change and EMDR protocols and interventions for each stage Includes case vignettes and detailed case examples

Addiction

Author: Paul Davis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118489756
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides a comprehensive overview of the psychology of addictions and their treatment across specialities and types of services.

Trauma and Addiction

Author: Tian Dayton, Ph.D.
Publisher: HCI
ISBN: 9781558747517
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For the past decade, author Tian Dayton has been researching trauma and addiction, and how psychodrama (or sociometry group psychotherapy) can be used in their treatment. Since trauma responses are stored in the body, a method of therapy that engages the body through role play can be more effective in accessing the full complement of trauma-related memories. This latest book identifies the interconnection of trauma and addictive behavior, and shows why they can become an unending cycle. Emotional and psychological pain so often lead to self-medicating, which leads to more pain, and inevitably more self-medicating, and so on--ad infinitum. This groundbreaking book offers readers effective ways to work through their traumas in order to heal their addictions and their predilection toward what clinicians call self-medicating (the abuse of substances [alcohol, drugs, food], activities [work, sex, gambling, etc.] and/or possessions [money, material things].) Readers caught up in the endless cycle of trauma and addiction will permanently transform their lives by reading this book. Therapists treating patients for whom no other avenue of therapy has proved effective will find that this book offers practical, lasting solutions. Case studies and examples of this behavioral phenomenon will illustrate the connection, helping readers understand its dynamics, recognize their own situations and realize that they are not alone in experiencing this syndrome. The author deftly combines the longstanding trauma theories of Van der Kolk, Herman, Bowlby, Krystal and others with her own experiential methods using psychodrama, sociometry and group therapy in the treatment of addiction and posttraumatic stress disorder. While designed to be useful to therapists, this book will also be accessible to trade readers. It includes comprehensive references, as well as a complete index.

Seeking Safety

Author: Lisa Najavits
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1572306394
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This much-needed manual presents the first empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed specifically for PTSD and substance abuse. The manual is divided into 25 specific units or topics, addressing a range of different cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal domains. The volume is designed for ease of use with a large format, lay-flat binding, and helpful reproducible handouts and forms. 4/01.

Ptsd and Addiction

Author: Jerry A. Boriskin
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 9781592855971
Format: PDF, Docs
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While much has been discovered about the relationship between trauma and addiction, not all clinicians are trained in both fields. PTSD and Addiction is a defining book that provides understanding and direction. Author Jerry Boriskin integrates conceptual and clinical models to help professionals recognize the effects of trauma and addiction, as well as utilize innovative treatment approaches. Hazelden is an approved continuing education provider by NAADAC (program #0003810), CAADAC (program #OS-04-651-1012), and IAODAPCA (program #8737).

Free from Addiction

Author: Morteza Khaleghi, PhD
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230606113
Format: PDF, Docs
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Offering a radical new approach to the treatment of addiction, a clinical psychologist argues that the majority of drug and alcohol dependence is driven by emotional trauma and presents a bold new program that treats the body for chemical dependence while ministering to the emotional challenges that prevent healing and can trigger relapses. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Treating Addicted Survivors of Trauma

Author: Katie Evans
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898623246
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book uses composite clinical examples and the authors' own practical experience to demonstrate how to treat addicted survivors of trauma and abuse. By integrating mental health paradigms with disease models of addiction, and combining psychotherapeutic techniques with 12-step recovery practices, the authors present an easy-to-replicate model for assessment and treatment. They provide an overview of the various types and resulting effects of childhood abuse and other traumas, and then describe the disease of addiction and its treatment. Simultaneously addressing both addiction and survivor issues, the book describes ways to identify and assess substance-dependent survivors, and organize, direct, and plan their treatment. In addition, it provides specific strategies for working with significant others, adolescents, and individuals who also exhibit antisocial, borderline, and narcissistic personality disorders. This book is aimed at psychologists, chemical dependency counselors, social workers, and family therapists.

Trauma and Substance Abuse

Author: Paige Ouimette
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN: 9781433815232
Format: PDF, ePub
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Over the past decade, research on the epidemiology, nature, and meaning of the comorbidity between trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and substance abuse has burgeoned. Changes in the political and social climate of the United States during this time have brought with them new challenges. Changes in the definitions of both PTSD and substance abuse have been proposed by those involved with diagnosing and treating people with these issues; some of these changes are expected to be reflected in future diagnostic systems. Trauma and Substance Abuse: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment of Comorbid Disorders, Second Edition offers a broad overview of current trends in the field of co-occurring substance abuse and PTSD from both clinical and research perspectives. The goal of this volume, newly revised to include special settings, such as court systems and disasters, and special populations, such as veterans, is to clarify issues specific to trauma, PTSD, and substance abuse and to translate both quantitative and qualitative data into specific recommendations for clinicians, researchers, and administrators.

Chemical Dependency

Author: Brenda L. Underhill
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780789000019
Format: PDF
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Chemical Dependency: Women at Risk shows readers how to design and implement drug and alcohol treatment programs that take into account not only gender but also the cultural differences among women. Whether you're a counselor, researcher, or health care provider, this book will show you how to abandon 'one-size-fits-all’treatment approaches that fail to address the individual needs of women undergoing substance abuse treatment. Instead, you'll learn to recognize and respect cultural and individual differences among women. Use this book as a guide to develop your own innovative multicultural treatment approaches to substance abuse. Chemical Dependency offers a three-stage cultural assessment model that serves as a key starting point for transforming your services into culture-, gender-, and ethnic-sensitive programs. You'll acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to develop recovery services that identify patterns of belief and customs that can assist or hinder women in achieving and maintaining recovery. Readers of Chemical Dependency discover the obstacles to the development of effective women's recovery programs, as well as key service elements of successful recovery programs. In addition, they witness firsthand how to integrate an understanding of women's lives from a multigenerational and life span perspective with consideration of issues such as sexuality, violence and sexual abuse, and codependence and parenting. As a result, professionals in the field at all levels are equipped with the necessary know-how for providing services to underserved women and offering them the assistance they so desperately need to overcome their substance abuse problems. Chemical Dependency provides readers with the most comprehensive analysis to date of marijuana addiction in women with effective methodss for outreach, intervention, treatment, and research. The techniques it offers for establishing discussion frameworks for sexuality and HIV in the context of recovery can be incorporated immediately into existing treatment programs, as can its strategies to assist lesbians and bisexual women in confronting the trauma they suffer as a result of addiction, sexism, and societal homophobia. The book's authors are professionals in the fields of treatment, research, prevention, community organizing, and policymaking. Readers acquire from their collaborative effort an understanding of alcohol and drug addiction as a complex 'bio-psycho-social-spiritual’disease. Counselors, researchers, health care providers, and faculty and students of chemical dependency programs will find Chemical Dependency an invaluable guidebook for the development or improvement of their own approaches to successful intervention and treatment of women susceptible to drug and alcohol abuse.