Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictive Behaviors: A Clinician's Guide

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictive Behaviors: A Clinician's Guide

by Sarah Bowen, Neha Chawla, G. Alan Marlatt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1606239872

ISBN-13: 9781606239872

Pub. Date: 12/01/2010

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This authoritative book presents an innovative relapse prevention program that integrates mindfulness practices with evidence-based cognitive and behavioral strategies. Clinicians get essential information and materials for implementing the approach with their clients. In eight carefully structured group sessions, participants gain awareness of their own inner

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Overview

This authoritative book presents an innovative relapse prevention program that integrates mindfulness practices with evidence-based cognitive and behavioral strategies. Clinicians get essential information and materials for implementing the approach with their clients. In eight carefully structured group sessions, participants gain awareness of their own inner experiences, step out of habitual patterns of thought and behavior that can trigger relapse, and acquire concrete skills to meet the day-to-day challenges of recovery. User-friendly features include detailed guidelines for facilitating each session, scripted examples of guided meditations, and more than 20 reproducible handouts and forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606239872
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Pages:
179
Sales rank:
296,947
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I. Conducting Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention
Part II. Facilitator’s Guide
Session 1: Automatic Pilot and Relapse
Session 2: Awareness of Triggers and Craving
Session 3: Mindfulness in Daily Life
Session 4: Mindfulness in High-Risk Situations
Session 5: Acceptance and Skillful Action
Session 6: Seeing Thoughts as Thoughts
Session 7: Self-Care and Lifestyle Balance
Session 8: Social Support and Continuing Practice

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