What It Is



“Getting It: Building Motivation from Relapse”

A 57 page clinical workbook drawn from evidence-based principles, with built-in outcome measures.

By George M. DuWors, MSW, addictions therapist, trainer, author of White Knuckles and Wishful Thinking, Learning from the Moment of Relapse in alcoholism and Other Addictions. 2nd paperback Edition, 2000: Hogrefe and Huber. Seattle and London.

What the workbook is

  • The practical results from working with moments of addictive relapse since 1978.
  • A way to help clients “get” eight things that those who work at recovery already “get.”
  • A seamless integration of motivational skills, the maintenance stage of change, and 12 Step Recovery
  • An exhaustive exploration of Step One

How to use
the workbook:

  • For ongoing groups in primary treatment (Step One), one for each member.
  • For an ongoing relapse prevention group, individualizing each person’s experience.
  • As a ready resource for group or individual work when specific issues arise.
  • As the in-session agenda and homework for individual counseling.
  • For one or two day workshops or retreats, each person completing their own.
  • In the classroom for relapse prevention, motivational skills, Twelve Step Facilitation.

How to get workbook: Order at amazon.com, amazon.co.uk, etc. or wholesale distributors if you are a re-seller.  Also at https://www.createspace.com/3941501.