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Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction, 2nd Edition

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Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction, 2nd Edition (book course) – Online CE Course

Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction, 2nd Edition course is a BOOK COURSE and requires the purchase of the book if not already owned. (See Pricing page for details)

Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction, 2nd Edition Course Description, Objectives, and Outline:

Course Description

This course is based on the updated and revised second edition of The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress, & Anger That Trigger Addictive Behaviors, 2nd Edition by Rebecca E. Williams, Ph.D. ad Julie S. Kraft, LMFT. The course presents a comprehensive approach to working with clients in recovery from addictive behaviors. This course is unique in that it addresses the underlying loss that clients have experienced that may fuel addictive behaviors. Counseling skills from the field of mindfulness therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy are outlined in a clear and easy-to-implement style. Healthy strategies to identify and cope with depression, anxiety, anger, and grief are provided along with ways to improve interpersonal relationships. This course offers information on mindfulness skills and outlines ways to understand the link between addiction and other mental health challenges.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe at least two ways in which emotions, thoughts, and behaviors impact addictions.
  2. Describe at least two ways in which underlying loss experiences may trigger addictive behaviors
  3. Identify at least two mindfulness skills to use with clients in recovery.
  4. Explain at least two ways in which relationship skills can aid in recovery.
  5. Identify at least one worksheet that can be used for client presenting problems.
  6. Identify at least two relapse prevention areas that can support the clients long term recovery.

Course Outline:

  1. Part 1: Getting to Know the Main Concepts and Skills
    1. Chapter 1 Emotions
    2. Chapter 2 Thought
    3. Chapter 3 Behaviors
    4. Chapter 4 Mindfulness
  2. Part 2: Looking at Your Losses
    1. Chapter 5 Loss
    2. Chapter 6 Addiction
    3. Chapter 7 Connecting Addiction and Loss
    4. Chapter 8 Mindful Grieving
  3. Part 3: Moving Forward
    1. Chapter 9 Relationships
    2. Chapter 10 More Mindfulness
    3. Chapter 11 Mental Health
    4. Chapter 12 Wellness in Recovery
  4. Acknowledgements
  5. References

Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: Rebecca Williams, Ph.D and Julie Kraft, LMFT

Rebecca E. Williams, Ph.D. is an award-winning author, psychologist, and wellness expert specializing in healthy recovery from mental illness, addiction, and life’s challenges. For the past 25 years, her work has focused on building resilience and embracing emotional well-being. She has been a program director at the VA San Diego Healthcare System and an associate clinical professor at The University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. She currently connects with other professionals on podcasts and webinars.

Julie S. Kraft, M.A., LMFT is an award-winning author and a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in recovery from addiction, anxiety, depression, and challenging relationships. She was adjunct professor at the University of San Diego’s School of Leadership and Education Sciences until relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2018. Julie has spoken at several addiction conferences and is a frequent guest on podcasts, but her greatest joy is treating clients in her private practice and seeing them find deeper levels peace, joy and fulfillment.

Rebecca and Julie have collaborated on writing about mindfulness and addiction recovery for over ten years. Their books are used in virtual counseling, individual therapy, group therapy, and addiction recovery centers across the country and internationally. The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction has been translated into Korean, Japanese, and Hungarian. Along with their workbook, Rebecca and Julie created The Gift of Recovery: 52 Mindful Ways to Live Joyfully Beyond Addiction which is pocket coach offering lots of in-the-moment mindfulness skills and adds powerful daily affirmations as clients continue on their personal healing journeys.


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