Chemical Dependency Counseling

6th Edition

A Practical Guide

Robert R. Perkinson
eISBN-13: 9781544362373

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Helping individuals recover from addiction is one of the most rewarding professions in the world. Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide is the most comprehensive text written for those counselors and professionals who work with or plan to work with clients struggling with chemical dependency in a variety of settings.



Following the model of twelve-step programs, providing a ground-up introduction to guide the counselor through treatment from A to Z, and can be used as a core text for courses in addiction or substance abuse counseling. Author Robert R. Perkinson presents state-of-the-art tools necessary to deliver outstanding treatment and meet the highest standards demanded by accrediting bodies. 



This 6th edition continues to outline the best evidence-based treatment in the world, with a concentration on the following: cognitive behavioral therapy; motivational enhancement; medication assisted treatment, skills training; and 12-step facilitation.

ISBNs 9781544362359, 9781544362359, 1544362374, 9781544362373
Language English
Number of Pages 856
Edition 6th