Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals: Second Edition

Author(s) : William R. Miller, Author(s) : Alyssa A. Forcehimes, Author(s) : Allen Zweben

Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals: Second Edition

Book Details

  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Published : September 2019
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : 520
  • Category :
    Addictions
  • Catalogue No : 94665
  • ISBN 13 : 9781462540440
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462540
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This widely respected text and practitioner guide, now revised and expanded, provides a roadmap for effective clinical practice with clients with substance use disorders. Specialists and nonspecialists alike benefit from the authors' expert guidance for planning treatment and selecting from a menu of evidence-based treatment methods. Assessment and intervention strategies are described in detail, and the importance of the therapeutic relationship is emphasized throughout. Lauded for its clarity and accessibility, the text includes engaging case examples, up-to-date knowledge about specific substances, personal reflections from the authors, application exercises, reflection questions, and end-of-chapter bulleted key points.

New to This Edition *Chapters on additional treatment approaches: mindfulness, contingency management, and ways to work with concerned significant others. *Chapters on overcoming treatment roadblocks and implementing evidence-based treatments with integrity. *Covers the new four-process framework for motivational interviewing, diagnostic changes in DSM-5, and advances in pharmacotherapy. *Updated throughout with current research and clinical recommendations.

About the Author(s)

William R. Miller, PhD, is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico. Fundamentally interested in the psychology of change, he is a cofounder of motivational interviewing and has focused particularly on developing and testing more effective treatments for people with alcohol and drug problems. Dr. Miller has published over 400 scientific articles and chapters and 50 books, including the groundbreaking work for professionals Motivational Interviewing: Third Edition, and the self-help resource Controlling Your Drinking: Second Edition. He is a recipient of the international Jellinek Memorial Award, two career achievement awards from the American Psychological Association, and an Innovators in Combating Substance Abuse Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, among many other honors. The Institute for Scientific Information has listed him as one of the world's most highly cited researchers.

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