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Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger That Trigger Addictive Behaviors

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ISBN-10: 1608823407

ISBN-13: 9781608823406

Edition: 2012

Authors: Rebecca E. Williams, Julie S. Kraft

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 8/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.53" tall
Weight: 1.298

Phylis J. Wakefield, Ph.D., has recently accepted a position with Kaiser Permanente Hospital in their Alcohol and Drug Addictions Program (ADAP) in Stockton, CA. She received her training at the University of California, Santa Barbara and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University. She has co-authored publications in the areas of teacher education, treatment planning, and bridging the gap between science and practice in clinical psychology. Formerly, Dr. Wakefield was the Clinical and Educational Coordinator of the Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has been working in the field of chemical…    

Julie S. Kraft, MA , received her master's degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of San Diego's School of Leadership and Education Sciences. She has provided counseling to veterans and their family members at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and has provided psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups in community settings. In her current position with Sharp HealthCare, she treats clients struggling with both addiction and mental health concerns. She lives and works in San Diego, CA.Check out her website at www.mindfulnessworkbook.com .  

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Getting Started
Who Can This Book Help?
How to Use This Workbook
Getting to Know the Main Concepts and Skills
Emotions
The "No Feeling" Contract
Loss and Emotion
Unraveling Your False Beliefs about Emotions
Emotion Dodging
Getting to Know Your Feelings
Thoughts
How Thoughts Connect to Emotions
Repeat-Offender Thoughts
Why Is Your Thinking Misleading?
Considering the Evidence
Distracting Thoughts
Behaviors
A Ghost Fleeing Bullets
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
Choosing the Opposite
Values
Learning More about Choosing the Opposite
Mindfulness
Observing Your Mind without Judgment
Imaginary Lions
Practicing Mindfulness
How to Breathe
Radical Acceptance
The Serenity Prayer
Fight, Flight, or FLOAT
Looking at Your Losses
Loss
What Is Loss?
Why Look at Old Losses?
Taking a Look at Your Losses
Exploring the Impact of Your Losses
Connecting Your Losses
Addiction
What Is an Addiction?
Uncovering the Time Line of Your Addictive Behavior
Switching to Another Addiction
Journey to Wellness
Connecting Addiction and Loss
The Loss-Addiction Cycle
The Addiction and Loss Time Line
Loss Anniversaries
Moving Forward
Mindful Grieving
Coping after a Loss
Nothing Works?
Radical Acceptance Revisited
Personal Resiliency
Grieving the Loss
Resiliency in Action
Relationships
Basic Communication Skills
Identifying Unhealthy Relationships
Healing Broken Relationships
Building a Healthy Social Support System
Managing Social Discomfort
Recovery, Relapse Prevention, and Beyond
Nutrition
Sleep
Fitness
Work
Fun
Resources for Your Journey
References