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The First Session with Substance Abusers: A Step-By-Step Guide [Hardcover]

By Nicholas A. Cummings (Author) & Janet L. Cummings (Author)
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It is during the critical first session with substance abusers that clinicians have the first, and all too often the last, opportunity to break through the wall of denial and create an atmosphere of trust that is so crucial to changing behavior. Written by a father-daughter team of clinical psychologists, The First Session with Substance Abusers outlines a proven plan for conducting an initial session that can uncover substance abuse problems with clients no matter how resistant or manipulative they may be. Applying the methods outlined in this book, psychologists and health professionals can use the first session to assess and evaluate the depth and duration of the substance abuse problem and motivate the client to begin the most appropriate form of treatment.

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  • Scitech Book News - 09/01/2000 page 80


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Item Specifications...


Studio: Jossey-Bass
Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.22" Width: 6.22" Height: 0.93"
Weight:   1.11 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 23, 2000
Publisher   Jossey-Bass
Edition  New  
ISBN  0787949337  
ISBN13  9780787949334  


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More About Nicholas A. Cummings & Janet L. Cummings


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! NICHOLAS A. CUMMINGS is the president of the Foundation for Behavioral Health and Distinguished Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is the former president of the American Psychological Association, founder of California School of Professional Psychology, and founding CEO of American Biodyne. JANET L. CUMMINGS is president of The Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Foundation and in the indepAndent practice of psychotherapy in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was formerly a staff psychologist at American Biodyne.Series EditorJeanne Heaton, author of Building Basic Therapeutic Skills, is a psychologist at Ohio University's Counseling and Psychology Services and is in private practice in Athens, Ohio.

Nicholas A. Cummings currently resides in Reno, in the state of Nevada. Nicholas A. Cummings has an academic affiliation as follows - Nicholas & Dorothy Cummings Foundation Nicholas & Dorothy Cummings Fou.

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