Help clients suffering from chemical and nonchemical addictions develop the skills they need to work through problems. The Addiction Treatment Homework Planner, Fifth Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode.
Addiction Treatment Homework Planner by James R. Finley
Help clients suffering from chemical and nonchemical addictions develop the skills they need to work through problems. The Addiction Treatment Homework Planner, Fifth Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode. This easy-to-use sourcebook features: *100 ready-to-copy exercises covering the most common issues encountered by clients suffering from chemical and nonchemical addictions, such as anxiety, impulsivity, childhood trauma, dependent traits, and occupational problems * A quick-reference format the interactive assignments are grouped by behavioral problems including alcoholism, nicotine dependence, and sleep disturbance as well as those problems that do not involve psychoactive substances, such as problem gambling, eating disorders, and sexual addictions * Expert guidance on how and when to make the most efficient use of the exercises * Assignments that are cross-referenced toThe Addiction Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition so you can quickly identify the right exercise for a given situation or problem * All exercises are available online for you to download and customize to suit you and your clients' unique styles and needs
JAMES R. FINLEY, MA, is a mental health and addictions therapist who has conducted individual, couples, family, and group therapy with adults, adolescents, and children in outpatient treatment, foster care, residential, and correctional settings. He is the author of Integrating the 12 Steps into Addiction Therapy and coauthor of The Addiction Counselor's Documentation Sourcebook, Second Edition, and the Veterans and Active Duty Military Psychotherapy Homework Planner. BRENDA S. LENZ, MS, is a licensed professional counselor and certified substance abuse counselor with extensive experience treating clients with co-occurring issues. She specializes in treating substance use disorders in college-aged students. She is coauthor of The Addiction Counselor's Documentation Sourcebook, Second Edition, published by Wiley. She currently works in a university counseling center and in private practice.
Table of Contents
Wiley PracticePlanners(R) Series Preface xv Preface xvii SECTION 1: Adult-Child-of-an-Alcoholic (ACA) Traits 1 Exercise 1.A Addressing ACA Traits in Recovery 2 Exercise 1.B Understanding Family History 6 SECTION 2: Anger 8 Exercise 2.A Is My Anger Due to Feeling Threatened? 9 Exercise 2.B Is My Anger Due to Unmet Expectations? 14 SECTION 3: Antisocial Behavior 17 Exercise 3.A Benefits of Helping Others 18 Exercise 3.B Taking Inventory of Destructive Behaviors 22 SECTION 4: Anxiety 24 Exercise 4.A Anxiety Triggers and Warning Signs 25 Exercise 4.B Coping With Stress 29 SECTION 5: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Adolescent 32 Exercise 5.A Developing a Recovery Program 33 Exercise 5.B Staying Attentive and Other Negotiating Skills 37 SECTION 6: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Adult 40 Exercise 6.A From Recklessness to Calculated Risks 41 Exercise 6.B Getting Organized 44 Exercise 6.C Self-Soothing: Calm Down, Slow Down 47 SECTION 7: Bipolar Disorder 49 Exercise 7.A Early Warning Signs of Mania/Hypomania 50 Exercise 7.B Mania, Addiction, and Recovery 53 SECTION 8: Borderline Traits 55 Exercise 8.A Forming Stable Relationships 56 Exercise 8.B Seeing That We re All Just Human 60 SECTION 9: Childhood Trauma 62 Exercise 9.A Corresponding With My Childhood Self 63 Exercise 9.B Setting and Maintaining Boundaries 66 SECTION 10: Chronic Pain 68 Exercise 10.A Coping With Addiction and Chronic Pain 69 Exercise 10.B Managing Pain Without Addictive Drugs 72 SECTION 11: Conduct Disorder/Delinquency 75 Exercise 11.A How Do You Do That? 76 Exercise 11.B Trading Places 80 SECTION 12: Dangerousness/Lethality 83 Exercise 12.A Anger as a Drug 84 Exercise 12.B Managing Risk 87 SECTION 13: Dependent Traits 89 Exercise 13.A Building My Support Network 90 Exercise 13.B How Interdependent Am I? 94 SECTION 14: Eating Disorders and Obesity 97 Exercise 14.A Creating a Preliminary Eating and Health Plan 98 Exercise 14.B Eating Patterns Self-Assessment 102 SECTION 15: Family Conflicts 104 Exercise 15.A Creating Positive Family Rituals 105 Exercise 15.B Identifying Conflict Themes 108 SECTION 16: Gambling 110 Exercise 16.A Consequences and Benefits 111 Exercise 16.B Understanding Nonchemical Addictions 114 SECTION 17: Grief/Loss Unresolved 116 Exercise 17.A Am I Having Difficulty Letting Go? 117 Exercise 17.B Moving on After Loss 120 Exercise 17.C What Would They Want for Me? 124 SECTION 18: Impulsivity 126 Exercise 18.A Handling Crisis Without Impulsivity 127 Exercise 18.B Learning to Think Things Through 130 SECTION 19: Legal Problems 132 Exercise 19.A Handling Tough Situations in a Healthy Way 133 Exercise 19.B What s Addiction Got to Do With My Problems? 137 SECTION 20: Living Environment Deficiency 140 Exercise 20.A Assessing My Environment 141 Exercise 20.B What Would My Ideal Life Look Like? 144 SECTION 21: Medical Issues 147 Exercise 21.A Coping With Addiction and Other Medical Problems 148 Exercise 21.B Physical and Emotional Self-Care 152 SECTION 22: Narcissistic Traits 154 Exercise 22.A Being Genuinely Unselfish 155 Exercise 22.B Getting Out of Myself 158 SECTION 23: Nicotine Use/Dependence 160 Exercise 23.A Assessing Readiness and Preparing to Quit 161 Exercise 23.B Addressing Relapse Triggers 164 Exercise 23.C Use of Affirmations for Change 167 SECTION 24: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 170 Exercise 24.A Interrupting Compulsive Thoughts and Urges 172 Exercise 24.B Reducing Compulsive Behaviors 177 SECTION 25: Occupational Problems 180 Exercise 25.A Interest and Skill Self-Assessment 181 Exercise 25.B Workplace Problems and Solutions 185 SECTION 26: Oppositional Defiant Behavior 187 Exercise 26.A Analyzing Acting-Out Behavior 188 Exercise 26.B Learning to Ask Instead of Demand 191 SECTION 27: Parent Child Relational Problem 194 Exercise 27.A Am I Teaching My Child Addictive Patterns? 195 Exercise 27.B What Do I Want for My Children? 198 SECTION 28: Partner Relational Conflicts 201 Exercise 28.A Communication Skills 202 Exercise 28.B Relationship Assessment 207 SECTION 29: Peer Group Negativity 209 Exercise 29.A Creating Recovery Peer Support 210 Exercise 29.B What Do I Need and How Do I Get It? 213 SECTION 30: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 215 Exercise 30.A Coping With Addiction and PTSD or Other Anxiety Disorders 216 Exercise 30.B Safe and Peaceful Place Meditation 220 SECTION 31: Psychosis 222 Exercise 31.A Coping With Addiction and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 223 Exercise 31.B Planning a Stable Life 227 SECTION 32: Relapse Proneness 229 Exercise 32.A Early Warning Signs of Relapse 230 Exercise 32.B Identifying Relapse Triggers and Cues 233 Exercise 32.C Relapse Prevention Planning 237 SECTION 33: Self-Care Deficit as a Primary Problem 240 Exercise 33.A Assessing Self-Care Deficits 241 Exercise 33.B Relating Self-Care Deficits to My Addiction 245 SECTION 34: Self-Care Deficit as a Secondary Problem 247 Exercise 34.A Filling in Self-Care Gaps 248 Exercise 34.B Working Toward Interdependence 251 SECTION 35: Self-Harm 253 Exercise 35.A Understanding Self-Harm and Addiction 254 Exercise 35.B Self-Harm Risk Factors, Triggers, and Early Warning Signs 257 SECTION 36: Sexual Abuse 259 Exercise 36.A It Wasn t My Fault 261 Exercise 36.B Internal and External Resources for Safety 265 SECTION 37: Sexual Promiscuity 267 Exercise 37.A Is It Romance or Is It Fear? 268 Exercise 37.B Working Through Shame 272 SECTION 38: Sleep Disturbance 274 Exercise 38.A Assessing Sleep Problems 275 Exercise 38.B Improving Sleep Hygiene 278 SECTION 39: Social Anxiety 279 Exercise 39.A Understanding Thoughts, Worries, and Fears 281 Exercise 39.B Action Plan to Address Social Anxiety 285 SECTION 40: Spiritual Confusion 288 Exercise 40.A Understanding Spirituality 289 Exercise 40.B Finding a Higher Power That Makes Sense 292 SECTION 41: Substance-Induced Disorders 294 Exercise 41.A Using My Support Network 296 Exercise 41.B Exploring Treatment and Recovery Options 299 SECTION 42: Substance Intoxication/Withdrawal 301 Exercise 42.A Coping With Post-Acute Withdrawal (PAW) 302 Exercise 42.B Using Books and Other Media Resources 305 SECTION 43: Substance Use Disorders 307 Exercise 43.A Consequences of Continuing Addictive Lifestyles 308 Exercise 43.B Alternatives to Addictive Behavior 311 Exercise 43.C Personal Recovery Planning 314 Exercise 43.D Taking Daily Inventory 319 Exercise 43.E Making Change Happen 322 Exercise 43.F Balancing Recovery, Family, and Work 326 SECTION 44: Suicidal Ideation 329 Exercise 44.A Problem Solving and Safety Planning 330 Exercise 44.B Why Do I Matter and Who Cares? 334 SECTION 45: Treatment Resistance 336 Exercise 45.A Addressing Readiness and Motivation 337 Exercise 45.B Problem Identification: Is It Addiction? 340 SECTION 46: Unipolar Depression 343 Exercise 46.A Correcting Distorted Thinking 344 Exercise 46.B Gratitude 348 APPENDIX A: Alternate Assignments for Presenting Problems 350 APPENDIX B: Suggested Bibliotherapy 371 APPENDIX C: Alphabetical Index of Exercises 384 About the Authors 387 About the Downloadable Assignments 388
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