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Couples Therapy for Addictions (Brief Therapy for Addictions Series)

by Barbara S. McCrady, PhD

Dr. McCrady uses a behavioral approach that helps the client change his or her addictive behaviors, helps the partner learn to respond differently, and helps the couple change the relationship itself.

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See Barbara S. McCrady work with a couple struggling with addiction in an actual couples therapy session.

Dr. McCrady reminds us that alcohol and drug problems always exist in a context that includes families and relationships, and that couples therapy is an important model for working with addictions. Dr. McCrady uses a behavioral approach that helps the client change his or her addictive behaviors, helps the partner learn to respond differently, and helps the couple change the relationship itself. In this video, Dr. McCrady works with a young couple trying to change behaviors related to alcohol and marijuana use. Jon Carlson and Judy Lewis introduce Dr. McCrady, and facilitate an in-depth discussion of the further impact and uses of the model.

From watching this video, you will:

  • Develop an understanding of the key concepts of Couples Therapy for Addictions and its relevance in addictions counseling today.
  • Gain insight into McCrady's therapy style, and how she helps clients change their addictions by fostering change in their relationships.
  • Learn how to apply couples therapy to help your clients successfully tackle their addictions.

    DVD 1 hrs. 56 min

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