Handouts

Emotional Sobriety and The Twelve Steps of AA

Handouts and slides from the Emotional Sobriety and The Twelve Steps of AA Workshop December 9, 2017. (Click HERE or slide to download slides.)

Twelve Core Concepts of Emotional Sobriety: Clinical Considerations and Interventions

Handouts and slides from the Twelve Core Concepts of Emotional Sobriety: Clinical Considerations and Interventions seminar at the 4th Annual California Addiction Conference in Anaheim September 28, 2017. (Click HERE or slide to download slides.)

Emotional Sobriety and The Twelve Steps of AA

Handouts and slides from the Emotional Sobriety and The Twelve Steps of AA Workshop in Pasadena August 26, 2017. (Click HERE or slide to download slides.) 

Link to co-presentor's site:  HerbK.com.

Process Focused Recovery Counseling

Develop an understanding of the stages of recovery and learn several clinical interventions designed to help a client take the next step in their recovery which will also decrease the likelihood of a relapse. Understand the concept of emotional sobriety and how we can use it to help our clients develop their ability to better cope with the challenges that life sets before them. (Click HERE to download slides.)

Identifying the Moment to Moment Unfolding of a Session

Identifying the Moment-to-Moment Unfolding of a Session & Creating Powerful Experiential Interventions.  What has shaped our work. Discussion of our attitudes and practices in a session. Demonstrations. Unpacking the Work. Supervision. (Click HERE to download slides.)

Increasing Our Clients Recovery Capital: Clinical Considerations

Recovery is the experience (a process and a sustained status) through which individuals, families and communities impacted by severe alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems utilize internal and external resources to voluntarily resolve these problems, heal the wounds inflicted by the AOD related problems, actively manage their continued vulnerability to such problems, and develop a healthy, productive, and meaningful life. (Click HERE to download slides.)

Emotional Sobriety: The Next Step in Your Development

“Expectations lead to the erosion of any relationship. The myth that the resolution of loneliness will result because we have found an intimate one-on-one relationship is a cop out. It begins a toxic process which dissipates the mutual nourishment that occurs when both people are committed to sustaining nourishing interaction and growth of their separate selves.”  (Click HERE to download slides.) 

Link to co-presentor's site:  HerbK.com.

The Addict - Recovery Self Dialogue: An Experiential Intervention Allen Berger, Ph.D.

Dr. Erving Polster said that the goal of psychotherapy is “...to merge the disharmonious aspects of the person so that they [can] become joint contributors to the person’s wholeness.”  (Click HERE to download slides.)