shopping cart
nothing in cart
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
about us
upcoming events
Sep 24th - Building Recovery Capital in Canada: Building on Our Strengths to Overcome Addiction - Nova Scotia [Last Door Recovery Society]
Sep 24th - Children at the Bedside: Preparing children for the death of someone close to them [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Sep 24th - Certificate Program in Children's Grief and Bereavement: Learn how to provide evidence-based to support children, youth, and families grieving the dying, or death of someone they care about. [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Sep 26th - Deborah Plummer Two-Day Workshop [Gestalt Institute of Toronto]
Sep 26th - Building Recovery Capital in Canada: Building on Our Strengths to Overcome Addiction - Toronto [Last Door Recovery Society]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Internet Addiction | Advances in Psychotherapy - Evidence-Based Practice series
Kuss, Daria J. and Halley M. Pontes
Hogrefe Publishing / Softcover / 2018-11-01 / 0889375011
Empirically Based Therapy / Internet
price: $42.50 (may be subject to change)
86 pages
Not in stock - ships in one week.

Are you unsure what Internet addiction is and whether your client has this disorder? Would you like to know more about how to help your clients? Then this concise, evidence-based guide for busy professionals is for you.
• Disentangles the debates on terminology and diagnosis
• Latest knowledge on the assessment and treatment
• Hands on guidance for carrying out group CBT
• Printable tools for assessment and treatment

Cover text

This book examines how you can identify, assess, and treat Internet addiction in the most effective manner. Internet use has become an integral part of our daily lives, but at what point does Internet use become problematic? What are the different kinds of Internet addiction? And how can professionals best help clients? Internet addiction refers to a range of behavioral problems, including social media addiction and Internet gaming disorder.

This compact, evidence-based guide written by leading experts from the field helps disentangle the debates and controversies around Internet addiction and outlines the current assessment and treatment methods. The book presents a 12–15 session treatment plan for Internet and gaming addiction using the method and setting with the best evidence: group CBT. Printable tools in the appendix help clinicians implement therapy. This accessible book is essential reading for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, counsellors, social workers, teachers, as well as students.

Praise for the book

“For the researcher, clinician, or anyone who has concerns about how the Internet is shaping our lives, this is an essential collection of the latest research evidence and thinking on Internet addiction. The refreshing lack of bias in consideration of our knowledge to date of this complex and controversial problem does not shy away from the reality that for some, their Internet activities are beyond their control. Exploring causation, assessment, therapeutic approaches, and prognosis, there is much to guide and inform both the health practitioner and academic researcher in our unprecedented times. Excellent!”
Dr. Richard Graham, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Technology Addiction Service, Nightingale Hospital, London, UK; Clinical Director, Good Thinking – The London Digital Mental Well-Being Service; Executive Board, UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS)

“Kuss and Pontes’ Internet Addiction provides not only a much-needed history of the evolution of Internet disorders and their global prevalence, but also teaches clinicians how to tackle their treatment. This is a book to include on the reading list for any mental health professionals wanting to know more about one of the ‘new’ addictions."
Dr. Henrietta Bowden-Jones, FRCPsych, BA(Hons), DOccMed, MD(Imperial), Royal College of Psychiatrists Spokesperson on Behavioural Addictions, London, UK

“This is an excellent overview of Internet addiction, one of today’s most exciting and pressing mental health issues. The emergence of the Internet and the accompanying developments in information and communication technology have impacted substantially on our everyday lives, bringing both new possibilities and new problems. This book provides a comprehensive overview of research done on Internet addiction and related disorders over the past two decades and, crucially, introduces therapeutic interventions that have been shown to work.”
Zsolt Demetrovics, PhD, Professor of Psychology at ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Behavioral Addictions

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

Click here to read previous issues.
other lists
Advances in Psychotherapy -- Evidence-Based Practi
April 2019 New Arrivals
Empirically Based Therapy
Forthcoming from Hogrefe
Hogrefe Publishing