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Mind-Body Workbook for Addiction

Effective Tools for Substance-Abuse Recovery and Relapse Prevention

by Stanley H. Block Author · Carolyn Bryant Block Author

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Certified as an evidence-based intervention by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), and listed on the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs (NREPP).
Seeking treatment for substance abuse or addiction is half the battle—staying sober is the other. In this important book, physician Stanley Block and addiction specialist Guy du Plessis present a powerful, easy-to-use program for overcoming addiction utilizing the mind-body bridging modality.

If you're recovering from substance abuse, you know that every day is a new battle. In fact, staying sober is one of the hardest aspects of addiction recovery, and many people end up relapsing. If you've tried traditional treatment but are still struggling to stay on the path to sobriety, you may be ready for a new approach.

In Mind-Body Workbook for Addiction, Stanley Block, MD, Carolyn Bryant Block, and founder of the popular Integrated Recovery Program (IRP), Guy du Plessis present an innovative and clinically proven mind-body bridging technique to help you stay sober, manage emotions and stress, and ultimately build a better life. Inside, you'll find easy-to-use self-help exercises to help you uncover addiction triggers, stay grounded, and prevent future relapse so you can finally heal.

Mind-body bridging is a proven-effective method of self-help that teaches you how to regulate strong emotions such as anxiety, anger, worry, and stress—all emotions that lie at the core of addiction issues. You'll learn how to become aware of your negative thoughts, experience them without pushing them away, and then use your physical senses to become more grounded and relaxed, rather than turning to alcohol or drugs for relief.

If you're ready to finally gain control of your addiction and stay sober, this book has the potential to change your life.

Publication Details

Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication Date:
2016

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Stanley H. Block (Author)

Stanley H. Block, MD, is adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and a board-certified psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He is a consultant on the medical staff at US Army and Veterans Administration Hospitals. ...

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Carolyn Bryant Block (Author)

Carolyn Bryant Block is coauthor of Bridging the I-System, Come to Your Senses, Mind-Body Workbook for PTSD, Mind-Body Workbook for Stress, and Mind-Body Workbook for Anger. She is co-developer of mind-body bridging.

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Guy du Plessis (Author)

Guy du Plessis, MA, is a faculty mentor in the School of Behavioral Sciences at California Southern University, faculty member at the Wayne Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy at Bellarmine University, a board-certified counselor, and specializes...

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Robert Weathers (Author of introduction, etc.)

Robert Weathers, PhD, holds a PhD in clinical psychology, and is currently the full-time academic effectiveness coordinator at California Southern University. His recent university work includes developing curriculum in their new, nationally appro...

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Rich Landward (Author)

Rich Landward, LCSW, MPA, is assistant professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Utah. He specializes in using mind-body bridging to treat post-traumatic stress, anxiety, and substance use in children, adolescents, and adults.

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Creators

Author :
Stanley H. Block
Author :
Carolyn Bryant Block
Author :
Guy du Plessis
Author of introduction, etc. :
Robert Weathers
Author :
Rich Landward
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