First published in 1989 when the plight of children of alcoholics was initially brought to public attention, Working with Children of Alcoholics remains an essential tool for professionals that specifically addresses the needs of children growing up in alcoholic families. Expanding from the original highly successful handbook, the Second Edition incorporates the latest research, including Rubin's pivotal work on transcendent children, Robinson and Rhoden place alcoholism in a larger North American cultural context. They examine the effects of alcoholism in four essential family tasks: creating an identity, setting boundaries, providing for physical needs, and managing the family's emotional climate. Further,

How to Set up and Develop Your Private Practice

How to set up and develop your private practice
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Some of you reading this chapter will have recently made a decision to enter private practice. Others may already be working in this area and be interested in developing and expanding it – and some of you may, at this stage, simply be interested in learning more about what is involved in this area of counselling and psychotherapy before you make a decision. We have intentionally written this chapter in an upbeat style so as not to discourage readers from going into private practice. However, there is a caveat: not only can private practice be rewarding, it can be demanding and challenging and warrants serious ...

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