Children of Alcoholism: The Struggle for Self and Intimacy in Adult Life

Children of Alcoholism: The Struggle for Self and Intimacy in Adult Life

by John Bellamy Foster
     
 

In this sensitive and richly rewarding book Barbara L. Wood, a clinician with many years' experience working with adult children of the chemically dependent, gives clinicians informed and practical advice on how to treat the damaged self of these individuals. She offers strategies for intervention, along with step-by-step principles that tell the therapist how best

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Overview

In this sensitive and richly rewarding book Barbara L. Wood, a clinician with many years' experience working with adult children of the chemically dependent, gives clinicians informed and practical advice on how to treat the damaged self of these individuals. She offers strategies for intervention, along with step-by-step principles that tell the therapist how best to create an environment to help patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814792223
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
182
Sales rank:
1,449,657
Product dimensions:
0.42(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara L. Wood, a counseling psychologist is cofounder of Bethesda Psychological Center, a clinic specializing in the treatment of compulsive disorders, including alcoholism and other chemical dependencies as well as problems associated with co-dependency. She is also on the adjunct faculty of the University of Maryland and lectures widely on her work.

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