This book can help therapists succeed with clients who are locked into patterns of severe denial and treatment resistance. It will show you how to integrate this denial management system into your personal clinical style and treatment program.
This book will show you new and powerful denial management skills as well as help you review and organize the skills you already possess. It discusses a number of issues related to motivating clients to recover by using a systematic process to manage denial, overcome treatment resistance, identify serious problems, and motivate clients to solve them.
A complete explanation of how to use the Denial Management Counseling Workbook is included. The clinical materials upon which this book was based were field tested in a three-day clinical skills training format 26 times by 16 organizations involving more than 750 experienced addiction and mental health therapists in the development process. --- from the publisher