BALM: The Loving Path to Family Recovery

BALM: The Loving Path to Family Recovery

by Beverly A Buncher

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780473433635
Publisher: Family Recovery Resources, LLC
Publication date: 04/06/2018
Pages: 354
Sales rank: 897,819
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Beverly Buncher, MA, PCC, CBC, CTPC, often referred to as the Foremost Family Recovery Life Coach in the Nation, is the Founder, Director, and CEO of the BALM Institute for Family Recovery Education and Coach Training. Utilizing techniques developed as a professional coach, teacher, educational administrator, and person with 30 years of personal family recovery experience, Bev developed the Be A Loving Mirror Family Recovery Method. The BALM Program is designed to make the tools of family recovery accessible to all whose lives are affected by a loved one's struggles with substance and other use disorders. A former teacher and school principal, Bev is married to Alan and has a step son, a daughter, and a two-year-old granddaughter who she loves building castles with and singing to sleep at night.

Table of Contents

Author’s Notes: About the BALM and Your Personal Beliefs or Faith xv

Foreward xvii

Preface xix

Acknowledgements xxiii

Introduction 1

The Loving Path

The Loving Path — What Does It Mean 21

The Power of This Day to Create a Better Tomorrow 32

The Promise of the Loving Path 39

BALM® Lights the Way 55

Practical Strategies

Contribute to Recovery, Not the Brain Disorder 67

Create Your Attitudinal Shift 87

Practical Strategies 113

It Takes What It Takes 127

Real Families Recovering

The History of BALM® 133

The Early Recoverers 161

Pull It All Together

From Family to Loved One: How Shift Creates Change 173

You Can Be Your Loved One’s BEST Chance at Recovery 187

Pull Your Family Through Trauma 195

Recovery from the Trenches 202

Afterword 260

Appendix I 275

Appendix II 281

Appendix III 289

Glossary 300

Resources 317

Index 321

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