Children of Alcoholism: The Struggle for Self and Intimacy in Adult Life

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NYU Press, Oct 1, 1987 - Psychology - 182 pages
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In this sensitive and richly rewarding book Barbara L. Wood, a clinician with many years' experience working with adult children of the chemically dependent, gives clinicians informed and practical advice on how to treat the damaged self of these individuals. She offers strategies for intervention, along with step-by-step principles that tell the therapist how best to create an environment to help patients.

 

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Wood is concerned with the trauma experienced by children raised in an alcoholic home and the impact of this early trauma on their psychological development and adult adjustment. As she notes ... Read full review

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71
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Barbara L. Wood, a counseling psychologist is cofounder of Bethesda Psychological Center, a clinic specializing in the treatment of compulsive disorders, including alcoholism and other chemical dependencies as well as problems associated with co-dependency. She is also on the adjunct faculty of the University of Maryland and lectures widely on her work.

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