The Power of Family: What You Can Do When You Can't Make Them Stop

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Outskirts Press, Oct 11, 2017 - Self-Help - 89 pages

Begging and bribing don't work.  No matter what you've tried, your loved one is still using.  You stand by helpless watching them destroy themselves and those around them.  There is another way - an effective way- but it means you have to change your focus.  Are you willing?  Family members are able to motivate and support change. Safety, stability and sanity are possible. 


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I wish i had found this book sooner. It has given me the tools i need to help my addicted son. I am already seeing some possitive results. I highly recommend it.

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Just finished reading this book. WOW. what a wonderful way to help yourself while helping your addicted love one. A must read for anyone who is struggling with the effects of addiction. It's easy to read understand and not written in psycho-babble.

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 Ms. Katz holds a Master's Degree in Human Development, Counseling and Family Studies, Marriage and Family Therapy.  While her approach is systemic, she has focused much of her 30+ years of clinical work on the family members of addicts, sexual trauma recovery, and navigating life transitions.  She has done numerous workshops and seminars on topics including TRAUMA AND ADDICTION; LET'S TALK ABOUT SOCKS: WHY CHANGE IS SO DIFFICULT; THIS KID IS DRIVING ME NUTS: HINTS FOR WORKING WITH SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES; FAMILIES: THE CRUCIAL COMPONENT IN WORKING WITH DIFFICULT CHILDREN; CREATIVE STRATEGIES FOR APPROACHING FAMILIES; and ALCOHOL, DRUGS AND THE FAMILY: IMPACT AND HEALING. She resides in Maryland where she has a thriving private practice.  

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