Course: NEW! Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide to Enhancing Recovery
by Jamie Marich, PhD
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Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide to Enhancing Recovery takes the posture that there is nothing wrong with using 12-step recovery principles in treatment or in continuing care with individuals who are affected by trauma. However, this book also explains how rigid application of 12-step principles can do more harm than good for a traumatized person, and that learning some simple accommodations based on the latest knowledge traumatic stress can enhance 12-step recovery experiences for trauma survivors. Written for professionals, sponsors, and those in a position to reach out and help recovering addicts, the user-friendly language in this book will teach you how to unify the traditional knowledge of 12-step recovery with the latest findings on healing trauma. In doing so, you will be able to help others, and maybe even yourself, 'work a recovery' program like never before.
'At last, someone has thoughtfully and intelligently reconciled the practical wisdom of the 12 steps with best practices for posttraumatic stress. In Trauma and the Twelve Steps, Jamie Marich tosses aside the rigid orthodoxies that have hampered both fields and delivers--in beautiful, eminently readable English--a coherent treatment approach that is sure to maximize sobriety and healing.' --Belleruth Naparstek, LCSW, BCD
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Bio: Jamie Marich, PhDDr. Jamie Marich travels the country training helping professionals on a variety of topics related to trauma and addiction while maintaining a trauma-focused private practice at PsyCare, Inc. in Youngstown, OH. Jamie began her career in social services while working in humanitarian aid after the Bosnian war. Jamie is a contributing faculty member with several universities. She is also involved in the performing and healing arts as a recording singer-songwriter and conscious dance facilitator. Jamie is an award-winning researcher and contributor to peer reviewed publications. Her first book, EMDR Made Simple: Four Approaches for Using EMDR with Every Client, continued her body of published work on EMDR therapy. Read more about Jamie on her websites, www.jamiemarich.com and www.drjamiemarich.com.