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Chapter 9: Step One, the Journey Begins
All of the previous chapters focused on the various tools and concepts inherent in substance abuse therapy and a 12-Step Program. The next three chapters integrate that knowledge and techniques with each Step, providing a road-map for clinicians in their efforts to merge these two philosophies. Each chapter follows a similar format. We first cover general considerations at this stage in the recovery process and then talk about the key concepts within each Step, therapeutic issues and interventions to address those concepts, and finally warning signs and prevention strategies for relapse.
Step One ushers in the beginning work of recovery starting with the first day of sobriety. In actuality, Step One most likely began in the moments ...