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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

CE Credit Hours: 7
Fee: $34

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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.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:

  • Recognize how emotions, thoughts, and behaviors impact addictions.
  • Appreciate and address how underlying loss experiences may trigger addictive behaviors.
  • Identify mindfulness skills to use with clients in recovery.
  • Demonstrate how relationship skills can assist in recovery.
  • Determine which worksheets can be used for client presenting problems.
  • Teach others about the five relapse prevention areas that can support clients long term recovery.

Syllabus / Course Instructions

  • This course is suitable for CE for beginning, intermediate and advanced level clinicians.
  • The Course consists of reading the selected book, successfully completing an online posttest and filling out a course evaluation.
  • The printed book or ebook is not included. It must be purchased separately. We have supplied a link to Amazon.com for your convenience.
  • Purchasing your course will give you access to both a printable copy of the test and an online version of the test. Print the test to use as a companion as you read the book and answer the questions.
  • You cannot exit the online test once you begin, so have your answers available.
Additional Resources On This Site for CE

Additional Resources Not On This Site

  • NAADAC: The Association for Addiction Professionals; www.naadac.org, Suite 201 1001 N. Fairfax St. Alexandria, VA 22314; p 800.548.0497; f 800.377.1136
  • Drug Abuse Treatment Through Collaboration: Practice and Research Partnerships That Work, Edited by James L. Sorenson, Richard A. Rawson, Joseph Guydish, and Joan E. Zweben 2003. 325 pgs. APA, Washington DC
  • Trauma and Drug Abuse: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment of Comorbid Disorders, Edited by Paige Ouimette and Pamela J. Brown 2003. 315 pages APA, Washington DC
  • Drug Abuse: Origins and Interventions, Edited by Meyer D. Glantz and Christine R. Hartel 1999 492 pages APA, Washington DC
  • Hanley Center<
    5200 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407-2374
    Phone: 561-841-1000
    Toll Free 1-800-444-7008
    www.hanleycenter.org

Bio: Rebecca E. Williams, PhD

Rebecca 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, LMFT

Julie 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.