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



November 1998 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.
 
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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Joseph K. Nowinski

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist and author. View "Dr. Joe's" books on Amazon.com. You can read his blogs on the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joseph-nowinski-phd/) and the Psychology Today (www.psychologytoday.com) web sites. More About Author

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