Overcoming Alcohol Problems: A Couples-Focused Program

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: A Couples-Focused Program

by Barbara S. McCrady, Elizabeth E. Epstein
     
 

If you or your partner is dealing with an alcohol problem, the program outlined in this book can help you both. Over the course of 12 sessions with a therapist, the drinking partner will be taught various skills and strategies for quitting drinking, as well as dealing with high-risk solutions in which there is strong temptation to drink. Throughout the program, the

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If you or your partner is dealing with an alcohol problem, the program outlined in this book can help you both. Over the course of 12 sessions with a therapist, the drinking partner will be taught various skills and strategies for quitting drinking, as well as dealing with high-risk solutions in which there is strong temptation to drink. Throughout the program, the non-drinking partner will learn how to provide support and change certain behaviors that may contribute to the drinking partner's problem. As a couple, you will practice communication skills and participate in pleasant activities in order to improve your relationship and enhance intimacy. You and your partner will work together to overcome the drinking problem once and for all.

Teamwork and dedication are required for a successful outcome. If you and your partner are willing to work together, you will no doubt find yourselves on the way to a healthier and happier relationship at the end of the treatment.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195322750
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/26/2008
Series:
Treatments That Work Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,290,333
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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