The Gambling Addiction Client Workbook

Overview

The Gambling Addiction Patient Workbook is a patient workbook intended to walk the client through the recovery process of gambling addiction. It is an evidence-based program using treatments including motivational enhancement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, skills training, medication and 12-step facilitation and walks clients through self-reflective activities and exercises meant to help them reflect upon the underlying causes and motivations causing their gambling addiction. The workbook also contains specific ...

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Overview

The Gambling Addiction Patient Workbook is a patient workbook intended to walk the client through the recovery process of gambling addiction. It is an evidence-based program using treatments including motivational enhancement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, skills training, medication and 12-step facilitation and walks clients through self-reflective activities and exercises meant to help them reflect upon the underlying causes and motivations causing their gambling addiction. The workbook also contains specific chapters focused on honesty and relapse prevention and contains a personal recovery plan.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412979207
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/14/2011
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 432,212
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert R. Perkinson is the clinical director of Keystone Treatment Center in Canton, SD. He is a licensed psychologist, licensed marriage and family therapist, internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor, South Dakota certified chemical dependency counselor, Level III, and nationally certified gambling counselor and supervisor. His specialty areas focus on treating alcoholics, addicts, and pathological gamblers. He is the author of Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide, Second Edition, 2003, SAGE Publications, which is the leading treatment manual in the world of chemical dependency counselors.

Dr. Perkinson co-authored, with Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., The Addiction Treatment Planner, (2001, John Wiley & Sons), the best selling treatment planner and computer soft ware program for mental health and addiction professionals. He has published The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Patient Workbook, (2003) and The Gambling Addiction Patient Workbook, (2003, SAGE Publications). With these workbooks, patients have all of the exercises necessary to enter a stable recovery. With Dr. Jean Lacour, he wrote The Faith-Based Addiction Curriculum (2004) to teach professionals of faith how to treat addiction. Dr. Perkinson is an international motivational speaker and regular contributor to numerous professional journals.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Honesty
Gambling History
Honesty for Gamblers
Step One for Gamblers
Step Two for Gamblers
Step Three for Gamblers
Step Four for Gamblers
Step Five for Gamblers
Relapse Prevention
Personal Recovery Plan
Appendix 1 - Daily Craving Record
Appendix 2 - Pressure Relief Group, Meeting and Budget Form
References

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  • Posted February 8, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    Used by most gambling counselors to treat pathological gambling. Uses evidence-based treatments including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement, medication, skills training and 12-step facilitation. Clients can choose which evidence based treatments they want to use. Has a great relapse prevention program and a budget for gamblers.

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