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Learning the language of addiction counselling.


Geri Miller

Type: Collection
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland

Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction-counseling field, Geri Miller provides a balanced overview of the major theoretical underpinnings and clinical practices in the field, covering all of the essentials--from assessment and diagnosis of addiction to preparing for certification and licensure as an addiction professional. Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Theories of counselling related to addiction treatment 3. Assessment and diagnosis of addiction 4. Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of co-occurring disorders. 5. The treatment process for addictions 6. Treatment-related issues 7. Relapse prevention 8. Self-help groups 9. Current and evolving therapy approaches and techniques 10. Culturally sensitive addiction counselling 11. Incorporating spirituality and addiction counselling 12. Chronic pain assessment, treatment and aftercare 13. Personal and professional development of the counsellor 14. Preparing for certification and licensure as an addiction professional





Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

Geri Miller. (2010) Learning the language of addiction counselling. [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 17th October 2019].


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