A Rational Workbook for Recovery from Addiction - Second Edition

by John Herdman, Ph.D., LADC, ICADC

This book is designed to assist clients in their recovery from addiction(s). Unlike other cognitive-behavioral workbooks, this workbook lays a foundation of knowledge and skills to help clients understand important cognitive processes that then allow them to progress faster and more effectively towards a program of recovery.

A Rational Workbook for Recovery from Addiction(Second Edition) is a client-friendly workbook to be used as a component to other treatment modalities. It is ideal for clients in residential treatment or intensive outpatient treatment. The client is prepared on an individual basis with knowledge about feelings, emotional intelligence, the role of the left and right brain hemispheres and is taught cognitive behavioral skills including Rational Self-Analysis (RSA) and Rational Emotive Imagery (REI) techniques. All the while the client learns about Irrational Triggers (ITs) and other common self-defeating beliefs.

ISBN 0-9768341-1-1; ISBN13: 978-0-9768341-1-3