Course: NEW! The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress, and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors
by Rebecca Williams, PhD and Julie Kraft MA, LMFT
This course is new or has been updated recently.
This course, based on the workbook by Rebecca Williams, Ph.D. and Julie Kraft, LMFT, presents a comprehensive approach to working with clients in recovery from addictive behaviors.
This course is unique in that it addresses the underlying loss that clients have experienced that may be fueling addictive behaviors. Counseling skills from the field of mindfulness therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy are outlined in a clear and easy-to-implement style.
Healthy strategies for coping with grief, depression, anxiety, and anger are provided along with ways to improve interpersonal relationships.
Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:
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Bio: Rebecca E. Williams, PhDRebecca E. Williams, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, clinical supervisor, and award-winning author. She specializes in recovery from mental illness, addictions, and lifes challenges. Dr. Williams received her master's degree in Counseling and Consulting Psychology from Harvard University and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is currently a clinic director at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. Dr. Williams is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego and former adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego.
Bio: Julie S. Kraft, MA, LMFTJulie S. Kraft, M.A., LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an award-winning author. She received her masters degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of San Diegos School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Julie has provided counseling to veterans and their family members at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and provided psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups in community settings. In her current position with San Diegos Sharp HealthCare, she treats clients struggling with both addiction and mental health concerns. Julie teaches a masters level course at the University of San Diego and she has a private practice in San Diego.