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Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping With the Grief, Stress, and Anger That Trigger Addictive Behaviors, 2nd Edition

About the Course:

This course, based on the updated and revised second edition of the workbook by Rebecca E. Williams, Ph.D. and Julie S. Kraft, LMFT, 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 is based on The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress, & Anger That Trigger Addictive Behaviors, 2nd Edition created by Rebecca E. Williams, Ph.D. and Julie S. Kraft, M.A., LMFT in 2022.

Publication Date:

2nd Edition Mar 2022

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Rebecca E. Williams, Ph.D.
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. Rebecca has collaborated for over ten years with marriage and family therapist, Julie Kraft. Their books are used in virtual counseling, group therapy, and addiction recovery centers across the country. The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction has been translated into Korean, Japanese, and Hungarian. Rebecca and Julie created The Gift of Recovery: 52 Mindful Ways to Live Joyfully Beyond Addiction which is a pocket coach offering lots of in-the-moment mindfulness skills and adds powerful daily affirmations as clients continue on their personal healing journeys.
Julie S. Kraft, M.A., LMFT
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 is coauthor of The Gift of Recovery: 52 Mindful Ways to Live Joyfully Beyond Addiction. She 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 of peace, joy and fulfillment.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Recognize how emotions, thoughts, and behaviors impact addictions.
  2. Recognize how underlying loss experiences may trigger addictive behaviors.
  3. Identify mindfulness skills to use right away with clients in recovery.
  4. Identify relationship skills that can enhance recovery.
  5. Determine which worksheets can be used for clients presenting problems.
  6. Identify the links between addictive behaviors and mental health challenges.

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Course Number 103190
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