Family Recovery and Substance Abuse: A Twelve-Step Guide for Treatment

Family Recovery and Substance Abuse: A Twelve-Step Guide for Treatment

by Joseph K. Nowinski
     
 

This book details a structured, research-based approach to working with the significant others of substance abusers. The approach, called 'Unilateral Family Therapy', offers partners and family members hope not only of improving their own mental health, but also teaches how to restructure their relationship to the substance abuser in ways which could enhance the

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Overview

This book details a structured, research-based approach to working with the significant others of substance abusers. The approach, called 'Unilateral Family Therapy', offers partners and family members hope not only of improving their own mental health, but also teaches how to restructure their relationship to the substance abuser in ways which could enhance the substance abuser's motivation to change and lead him or her to treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761911104
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/12/1998
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: PRINCIPLES OF TWELVE-STEP FAMILY RECOVERY
Introduction
How It Works
Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Facilitation and Family Recovery
On Giving Advice
Motivating the Substance Abuser To Change
Recovery and the Process of Group Bonding
Getting What You Wish For
Family Issues in Early Recovery
PART TWO: FACILITATING TWELVE-STEP FAMILY RECOVERY
Program Overview
Topic One
Introduction and Assessment
Topic Two
Principles of Twelve-Step Fellowships
Topic Three
Al-Anon and Nar-Anon
Topic Four
Denial
Topic Five
Enabling
Topic Six
Acceptance
Topic Seven
Caring Detachment
Topic Eight
Surrender
Topic Nine
Termination

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