shopping cart
nothing in cart
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
about us
upcoming events
Jul 19th - Building and Sustaining Your Credibility and Influence as a New Supervisor [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jul 20th - INPM Summer Institute 2019 [International Network on Personal Meaning]
Jul 24th - Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children: Confronting the rising anxiety disorders in children and youth. [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Aug 11th - EMDR Child Specialist Intensive Program Level 1 [Jillian Hosey MSW, RSW]
Aug 12th - 5-Day Narrative Therapy Certificate: Actively Engage and Leave Empowered to Implement Change [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Anger Management-Based Alcohol Treatment: Integrated Therapy for Anger and Alcohol Use Disorder
Walitzer, Kimberly S., Jerry L. Deffenbacher and Molly S. Rath
Academic Press / Softcover / 2018-12-01 / 0128127090
price: $124.50 (may be subject to change)
250 pages
Not in stock - ships in one week.

Anger Management-Based Alcohol Treatment: An Integrated Therapy for Anger and Alcohol Use Disorder provides mental health professionals with specialized clinical techniques and strategies for assessing and treating comorbid alcoholism and anger emotions. This hands-on guide empowers clinicians in teaching anger management skills to drinkers with alcohol use disorder, helping these patients learn cognitive and relaxation skills that reduce anger and disconnect the anger-alcohol linkage. Case studies and vignettes based on clinical experience are laced throughout the book, along with therapeutic techniques that can be put into immediate practice.

The book also features effective ways clients can self-monitor their craving and anger emotions, ethnicity considerations in anger and drinking, and how to adapt anger management therapy to group therapy settings.

Provides clinicians with easily-integrated anger management techniques that have been proven to treat alcohol use disorder
Summarizes the empirical literature on drinking and anger
Presents a clear framework for assessing the anger-alcohol linkage
Discusses effective methods for client self-monitoring of cravings
Includes case studies on anger management-based alcohol therapy
Looks at the use of anger management therapy in treating other addictions, such as smoking and gambling

About the Author:

Deputy Director and Senior Research Scientist at University of Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions. Research Associate Professor at the University of Buffalo Psychology Department. Dr. Walitzer has been actively involved in clinical research on alcohol problems for 25 years. She is a New York state licensed psychologist, and completed an NIAAA-funded RO1 NIH grant award, Developing Anger Management (CRCS) for Use in Alcoholism Treatment. She has also completed a pilot study on anger management-based smoking cessation in conjunction with nicotine replacement therapy.

Dr. Deffenbacher has 30 years of experience in clinical outcome research on anger reduction, having designed and assessed anger reduction interventions.

Therapist and supervisor at the Research Institute on Addiction Treatment Services. During this time she has served as the primary therapist on the pilot studies for both the anger management for alcohol use disorders as well as anger management in nicotine dependent smokers.

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
Academic Press