Solutions for the Treatment Resistant Addicted Client

Therapeutic Techniques for Engaging Challenging Clients

About the Course:

Solutions for the “Treatment Resistant” Addicted Client will teach you why treating the most challenging clients with respect is vital to successful therapy and why the concept of the client’s “treatment readiness” is a myth. It is you, the therapist, who must be “ready” for the most challenging client! This book will also teach you how to give your therapeutic message greater impact and break out of unproductive patterns of relating to your clients. The techniques you will learn in this book avoid generating resistance on the part of the client and are easily integrated into any treatment model.

Journal/Publisher:

Haworth Press

Publication Date:

2002 First Edition

Author

Nicholas A. Roes, PhD

About the Author:

Nick Roes is an author, and Executive Director of New Hope Manor, an all female residential substance abuse treatment center in Barryville, New York. He has appeared on hundreds of radio and television talk shows (including Donahue and Good Morning, America), written six books, and more than 1,000 articles on a wide range of topics.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about therapeutic techniques for engaging treatment resistant clients. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Learn counseling techniques for the hopeless clients.

  2. Clarify counseling techniques for clients in denial.

  3. Describe counseling techniques for mandated clients.

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