Depression Strategies

Depression Strategies

Practical Tools for Professionals Treating Depression

by Claudia Black

Published by: Central Recovery Press, LLC

246 pages, 8.00 x 10.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781949481327
  • Published: August 2020


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A new edition of Dr. Claudia Black's comprehensive manual designed for addiction treatment professionals for use treating patients affected by depression

This fully updated and revised edition is meant for clinicians versed in identifying and treating depression within the context of treating addiction. What sets this book apart from other depression workbooks is that it holds a healthy respect for cognitive behavioral modalities while recognizing the role of effective and spiritual interventions related to depressive disorders.

Dr. Black provides didactic information and reproducible handouts. In many of the strategies sections, she presents ideas and formats for structured interventions. The use of handouts in the form of written exercises, checklists, sentence stems, structured dialogues, and/or art activities is an integral part of this therapeutic technique.