Addiction Recovery Tools: A Practical Handbook

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This book gathers addiction recovery tools (both Eastern and Western) into one single volume and provides practitioners with an easy to read, 'how-to' book on when and how to use the different recovery tools available. For each given tool, the chapter will address the following questions: * How does it work? * Why does it work and with whom? * What are the practical guidelines for success? * What are the potential pitfalls? Each chapter contains a brief history of each tool as well as a number of practical aids, including worksheets, lists, scales, guidelines, and interactive exercises to help the practitioner incorporate the tool into practice. The book also contains a number of instructional resources for the practitioner (for training, continuing education, and career enhancement). Features/Benefits: * A knowledgeable and experienced addiction specialist describes each recovery tool. * Clinicians will learn which recovery tools will work best with each of their patients, and how to incorporate these tools into their practice. * Discusses a wide variety of non-traditional approaches, such as acupuncture and spirituality enhancement.