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Children of Alcoholism: The Struggle for Self and Intimacy in Adult Life
Children of Alcoholism: The Struggle for Self and Intimacy in Adult Life by Barbara L. Wood 0814792227 9780814792223
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Children of Alcoholism: The Struggle for Self and Intimacy in Adult Life by Barbara L. Wood

Neatly packaged, intelligently written, and intensely interesting. . . .Drawing on her training and personal experiences, Wood has written a book about development of the essence of oneself, impediments to fulfillment of personal needs, and encouragement of more satisying forms of self-expression. Her insightful vignettes illustrate both the rationale and application of the strategies she suggests and explain her terapeutic mistakes. Regardless of ones theoretical alliances and level of treatment expertise, this book can be used to enhance conceptualization of psychopathology, reevalaute the emotional climate fostered in the therapeutic situation, and refine processes for encouraging patient confidence, creativity, and positive affect. Compelling from intellectual and emotional standpoints, this compact volume is highly recoommeded to a general clinical readership.-Contemporary PsychologyInformed and practical advice on how to successfully treat adult children of alcoholics. The author, a clinician with many years of experience working with adult children of the chemically dependent, uses object relations theory and Heinz Kohuts self psychology to explore the underlying reasons for these patients dangerously low self-esteem.-EAP DigestIn this sensitive and richly rewarding book Barbara L. Wood, a clinician with many years experience working with adult children of the chemically dependent, gives clinicians informed and practical advice on how to treat the damaged self of these individuals. She offers strategies for intervention, along with step-by-step principles that tell the therapist how best to create an environment to help patients.

Author: Barbara L. Wood

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 184

Publisher: NYU Press

Publication Date: 1988-11-01

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