Harm Reduction Psychotherapy PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Harm Reduction Psychotherapy free pdf Harm reduction is a framework for helping drug and alcohol users who cannot or will not stop completely_the majority of users_reduce the harmful consequences of use. Harm reduction accepts that abstinence may be the best outcome for many but relaxes the emphasis on abstinence as the only acceptable goal and criterion of success. Instead, smaller incremental changes in the direction of reduced harmfulness of drug use are accepted. This book shows how these simple changes in emphasis and expectation have dramatic implications for improving the effectiveness of psychotherapy.

About Andrew Tatarsky

Andrew Tatarsky, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from City University of New York. He has a private practice in New York City specializing in harm reduction psychotherapy with drug and alcohol users and is co-director, with Dr. Mark Sehl, of the Harm Reduction Psychotherapy and Training Associates, a treatment and training organization. His perspective on substance use problems has evolved over twenty years of experience working in the area as psychotherapist, supervisor, program director, teacher, writer, and public speaker. He is a founding member and Past President of the Addiction Division of the New York State Psychological Association and Chairperson of Mental Health Professionals in Harm Reduction.

Details Book

Author : Andrew Tatarsky
Publisher : Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
Data Published : 10 June 2007
ISBN : 0765703734
EAN : 9780765703736
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 392 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Harm Reduction Psychotherapy



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Harm Reduction Psychotherapy free pdfHarm Reduction Psychotherapy

    Harm reduction is a framework for helping drug and alcohol users who cannot or will not stop completely_the majority of users_reduce the harmful consequences of use. Harm reduction accepts that abstinence may be the best outcome for many but relaxes the emphasis on abstinence as the only acceptable goal and criterion of success..


  • Metatheory and Interviewing free pdfMetatheory and Interviewing

    Metatheory and Interviewing: Harm Reduction and Motorcycle Safety in Practice describes and applies a unique approach for advancing harm reduction theory. Emily J. Haas and Marifran Mattson argue that using harm reduction as a metatheory to guide qualitative interviews strengthens the use and acceptance of harm reduction and the application of constructs within health theories..


  • Harm Reduction free pdfHarm Reduction

    From addictions treatment pioneer G. Alan Marlatt and associates. this is the authoritative work on harm reduction: its principles. strategies. and practical applications..


  • Harm Reduction in Substance Use and High-Risk Behaviour free pdfHarm Reduction in Substance Use and High-Risk Behaviour

    Harm Reduction is a philosophy of public health intended as a progressive alternative to the prohibition of certain potentially dangerous lifestyle choices. Recognising that certain people always have and always will engage in behaviours which carry risks..


  • Preventing Harmful Substance Use free pdfPreventing Harmful Substance Use

    The prevention of harm from drug use. both legal and illegal. is a major concern to government departments and clinicians throughout the world. Recently. much new research has been conducted regarding global levels and patterns of drug--related harm..


  • Harm Reduction Psychotherapy free pdfHarm Reduction Psychotherapy

    . Harm reduction is a framework for helping drug and alcohol users who cannot or will not stop completely_the majority of users_reduce the harmful consequences of use. Harm reduction accepts that abst