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Integrating Therapy with 12-Step Programs

by Joan Ellen Zweben
See Joan Ellen Zweben demonstrate how to integrate therapy with 12-step programs in an actual counseling session with a client struggling with addiction.

Part of the 7-video series: Brief Therapy for Addictions

Integrating Therapy with 12-Step Programs
Psychotherapy and 12-step groups have complimentary roles in a client's process of recovery from addiction, so illustrates expert on addictions Dr. Zweben as she focuses on the role of such groups as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous within the therapy session.

In this video, Dr. Zweben works with a Desert Storm veteran who is currently drinking and who is considering the possibility of contacting Alcoholics Anonymous. Jon Carlson and Judy Lewis introduce Dr. Zweben, and facilitate an in-depth discussion of the further impact and uses of the model.

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From watching this addiction video, you will:

• Develop an understanding of the key techniques of integrating therapy with 12-step programs and its relevance in addiction counseling today.
• Gain insight into Zweben's therapy style, and how she uses the complimentary roles of psychotherapy and 12-step programs to facilitate change.
• Learn how to integrate therapy with 12-step programs to help your clients successfully tackle their addictions.
Length of video: 1:54:00
Number of Discs: 1
English subtitles available on: Stream, DVD
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Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-076-7
Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-076-7
Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-077-5
Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-077-4
Joan Ellen ZwebenJoan Ellen Zweben, PhD is the founder and Executive Director of the 14th Street Clinic & Medical Group and the East Bay Community Recovery Group in Oakland, California. She has published over 55 articles and book chapters, two books, and has extensive experience as a therapist, trainer, consultant and writer in the field of addictions.

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CE credits: 3
Learning objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of the relevance of 12-step programs to addictions counseling today.
  • Gain insight into Zweben's therapy style, and how she uses the complimentary roles of psychotherapy and 12-step programs to facilitate change.
  • Learn key strategies to integrate therapy with 12-step programs to help your clients successfully tackle their addictions.